Mitsubishi Updates Aussie Lancer for 2011
An improved sound insulation system, USB port, colour LCD display and welcome lights have been fitted on all variants. Bluetooth 2.0 is offered as standard with the VR, VRX and Ralliart models and i-Pod cables are offered on all variants when coupled with MMCS.
The new SX model comes with standard leather steering wheel with audio controls, rear spoiler and 16-inch alloy wheels. The Lancer SX, ES and VR receive the 2.0-litre MIVEC engine which delivers 152 hp and 198 Nm of torque.
VRX variants and the Aspire sedan receive the 2.4-litre engine, which generates 168 hp and 226 N of torque. Finally, the Lancer Ralliart variants feature the Lancer Evolution’s inter-cooled and turbo-charged 2.0-litre MIVEC engine, which delivers 237 hp and 343 Nm of torque.
Safety wise, STC is standard across the range, as is ABS, EBD and BA. A total of seven airbags are standard on all Mitsubishi Lancers, providing a five-star ANCAP safety rating. All models receive SRS driver and passenger airbags, driver knee airbag and side and curtain airbags as standard.
Available colour choices across the range include Champagne, Cool Silver, Mystic Blue, Lightning Blue, Effect Grey, Red, Black and White in ES, VR and VRX models, with Aspire available in Champagne, White, Red, Cool silver, Effect Grey and Black. Lancer Ralliart models are available in Red, Black, Cool Silver, White and Lightning Blue.
The SX, ES, VR, VRX and Ralliart models are available with a sedan or Sportback body, with the premium Aspire offered only as a sedan.