Guangzhou Live – Mitsubishi Lancer Future and Lancer S Design
As a toddler, those wheeled machinery fascinated me even before I knew what they’re called as! So here I’m, petrolhead by birth, Mechanical engineer by qualification and automotive reporter by profession!
Gets a mild facelift.
SouEast-Mitsubishi has showcased the Mitsubishi Lancer Future (facelift) and Lancer S Design at the ongoing Guangzhou Auto Show 2014.
Mitsubishi Lancer Future
The facelifted Lancer features minor styling enhancements like a new chrome lined trapezoidal airdam and LED daytime running light strips in the foglight housings. The sedan also gets new alloy wheels and tweaked taillights.
The Lancer Future measures 4,570 mm length, 1,760 mm in width, 1,490 mm in height and 2,635 mm length. The interior stays unchanged. The powertrain lineup comprises 1.8-litre and 2.0-litre four-cylinder petrol engines. The smaller engine delivers 134 hp while the bigger motor has 152 bhp.
Mitsubishi Lancer S-Design
The Lancer S-Design is based on the old gen version which is still being sold alongside the current gen model in China. The S-Design package adds several visual enhancements like a black grille with a dark red accent, smoked headlamps, multispoke alloy wheels, body skirts, side body decals, a new rear bumper and a larger spoiler. The wing mirrors sport integrated blinkers and are finished in black.
The Lancer S-Design is powered by a 1.6-litre four-cylinder engine which is mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox to develop 136 hp and 136 Nm of torque.