2009 Mitsubishi Lancer Ralliart. Click image to enlarge
2009 Mitsubishi Lancer Ralliart.
Toronto, Ontario – Mitsubishi Motor Sales of Canada has announced the 2009 Lancer Ralliart with turbocharged engine and all-wheel drive. The latest addition to the Lancer line-up positions between the Lancer GTS and Lancer Evolution and will reach Canadian dealers this summer.The Ralliart is powered by a 2.0-litre four-cylinder engine that’s a detuned version of the Evolution’s engine. It develops an estimated 235 hp and is mated to a Mitsubishi Twin Clutch-SST gearbox.
“Lancer Ralliart is a perfect expression of Mitsubishi’s commitment to attainable high performance,” said Koji Soga, President and CEO of Mitsubishi Motor Sales of Canada. “This superbly engineered and extremely capable sports sedan offers impressive performance, innovative technology and a competitive spirit that will satisfy the most demanding car enthusiast.”
The Ralliart’s full-time all-wheel drive features Mitsubishi’s Active Center Differential, which employs an electronically-controlled multi-plate clutch centre differential that distributes torque to the front or rear depending on driving conditions. It also includes front helical and rear mechanical limited-slip differentials.