CHANGES FOR 2014:

-No changes

Like much of the rest of Mitsubishi’s aging Lancer line, the high-performance Evolution moves into 2014 unchanged. It’s powered by a 2.0L turbocharged engine making 291 hp and 300 lb-ft of torque, mated to all-wheel drive and either a five-speed manual or a twin-clutch automatic transmission with paddle shifters.

Trim levels are GSR and MR.

GSR trim includes seven airbags, including driver’s knee blocker, four-wheel disc brakes with anti-lock, electronic brake force distribution, brake assist and brake override, Recaro sport front seats, hill start assist, front and rear limited slip differentials, 18-inch alloy wheels, auto-off headlights, aluminum hood with heat extractor vents, foldable, heated and power-adjustable side mirrors, rear wing spoiler, dual exhaust, heated front seats, six-way adjustable driver’s seat, 60/40 split folding rear seats, sport fabric seat covering, leatherette armrest, front map lights, leather-trimmed steering wheel, shifter and parking brake handle, floor mats, automatic climate control, Bluetooth, power windows with driver’s auto up/down, six-speaker stereo, satellite radio, steering wheel mounted audio and cruise controls, high-contrast gauges and colour multi-function trip computer.

MR models add the twin-clutch transmission, Eibach springs and Bilstein shocks, Brembo brakes, active centre differential, sunroof, leather seats, leatherette door trim and armrest inserts, aluminum door scuff plates, intelligent keyless entry, 710-watt stereo, navigation, and rain sensing wipers.

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