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Sportback Debut in Geneva: Mitsu Details Prototype-S

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A Lancer-derived concept is coming to the Mitsubishi stand in Geneva, and these are the first photos to be released of the new vehicle.

Mitsu’s Prototype-S takes the stage for the first time in Geneva, and the Japanese automaker says it’s derived from the existing Lancer. With a powertrain that gets its first use in the upcoming Lancer Ralliart here in the U.S., the Prototype-S concept puts out 240 hp from a 2.0-liter turbocharged and intercooled four-cylinder.

The engine’s teamed to Mitsubishi’s Twin-SST*2 automated manual transmission, also found in the Lancer Evolution. And Mitsubishi’s all-wheel-drive system, with an active center differential, is installed in the concept as well. The slantback shape is joined by the shark-like grille like that found on the Lancer Evo, while the 19-inch wheels are shod with new 45-series tires.

It's not too difficult to project this becoming a Sportback Ralliart edition of the Lancer, but no official word's come yet from Mitsubishi.
TheCarConnection.com’s Geneva coverage begins next Tuesday - stay tuned for more on the Mitsubishi concept and all the debuts from the Swiss show, including the new Infiniti FX and the Volvo XC60.

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