2015 Mitsubishi Lancer EVO Final Edition #0001 is headed to a Brooklyn Mitsubishi dealer in Brooklyn, New York. They won the auction with a bid of $46,200 on Ebay recently. Brooklyn Mitsubishi picked up the performance car in Cyprus, California at Mitsubishi Motors North America headquarters and took it back to their showroom.
Brooklyn Mitsubishi is currently the number one ranking Mitsubishi dealership in the state of New York and plans to display the first Lancer Evolution Final Edition on their showroom floor. The dealer didn’t say whether they will sell the 2015 Mitsubishi Lancer EVO Final Edition #0001, or keep it as a display piece for performance fans to view.
Mitsubishi auctioned off the Final Edion EVO #US0001 to benefit the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Bobby Charalambous, dealer principle, Brooklyn Mitsubishi says the iconic performance car is significant for them to own. "Though owning the first Final Edition Evolution is significant to us, more important is helping to find a cure to MS, an unpredictable and often disabling disease.”
The Lancer Evolution Final Edition bumps up horsepower to 303 and torque to 305 lb-ft. Stopping performance is enhanced with lightweight two-piece Brembo brake rotors up front, and the suspension gets Bilstein shocks and Eibach springs at all four corners. As with all 2015 Lancer Evolutions, the 1600 Final Editions feature Mitsubishi's Super All Wheel control.
1,600 Final Editions are being shipped to the U.S. form Japan where they are produced and each will come with a specific numbered plaque on the center console. 2015 EVO Final Edition models are upgraded inside with a black headliner, pillars, sun visors and assist handles, and red accent stitching on the sport seats, steering wheel, shift knob, console lid, floor mats and e-brake handle.
Performance fans will be able to see the first 2015 Mitsubishi Lancer EVO Final Edition #0001 at the Brooklyn Mitsubishi dealer. It will be the last EVO ever produced and it should be a valuable car for the dealer to put in their collection. They may decide to keep it as it will surely become a valuable collector item.
Media source: Mitsubishi Motors North America