Will the next Evo be a hybrid?

The next generation Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution will be a hybrid according inside information obtained by Motor Trend magazine.? The Evo XI is expected to have an electric motor driving the front wheels, and a 2.0-liter gas engine driving the rear wheels when needed.? It will run in an electric-only mode for short distances to improve fuel economy.? However the Evo XI will not disappoint performance enthusiasts, because the turbocharged gas engine is expected to be about 320-hp, for a combined power in the 350-hp range for the two.? Insiders say the target 0 to 60 mph acceleration is 4.5 seconds.? ?Handling will be enhanced with new Active Steering and Roll Control Suspension.? The Evo XI is should be read for the 2013 model year.

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