Mitsubishi’s Next-Generation Lancer Might Use Chassis From Its Alliance Partners

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It is already known that Mitsubishi is not producing another Lancer Evolution, which is the performance version of the model. However, everyone is still wondering about the future of the Lancer model.

Mitsubishi’s Next-Generation Lancer Might Use Chassis From Its Alliance Partners

The company is expected to launch the eleventh generation of the Lancer soon, but there is no report of a prototype being spied or reported by theautomobile industry. Currently, Mitsubishi is better off selling SUVs than the Lancer.

Mitsubishi’s Next-Generation Lancer Might Use Chassis From Its Alliance Partners

However, even without the performance version of the Lancer, the next Lancer is still creates ripples among a few faithful customers.

Mitsubishi’s Next-Generation Lancer Might Use Chassis From Its Alliance Partners

Recently, Mitsubishi has tied-up with Renault-Nissan alliance which came subsequent to the brand admitting to cheating in its statements about fuel economy. This could lead to the next Lancer underpinned by the Common Module Family (CMF)-platform Renault-Nissan use.

Mitsubishi’s Next-Generation Lancer Might Use Chassis From Its Alliance Partners

The CMF platform has been used in the versions that serve three segments and it looks like it is as versatile as the Volkswagen's MQB.

Mitsubishi’s Next-Generation Lancer Might Use Chassis From Its Alliance Partners

The CMF platform can be seen in the small Datsun redi-GO and in large vehicles such as the Renault Kadjar or the Nissan X-Trail.

Mitsubishi’s Next-Generation Lancer Might Use Chassis From Its Alliance Partners

Renault-Nissan alliance designed the CMF platform to reduce the manufacturing and development costs and hence it makes sense to introduce it on the next Lancer.

Mitsubishi’s Next-Generation Lancer Might Use Chassis From Its Alliance Partners

This could take considerable time for Mitsubishi to develop the next Lancer on the CMF platform which means the wait could longer than expected.

Mitsubishi’s Next-Generation Lancer Might Use Chassis From Its Alliance Partners

With the discontinuation of the evolution series of the Lancer was not enough, the delay in bringing the next Lancer could be too much even for the fans of the Lancer series.

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