FULLERTON, Calif. (Jan. 2, 2008) — Yokohama Rubber Co. Ltd. (YRC) is supplying Advan performance tires as standard fitment on all trim levels of the 2008 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution (Evo), which is due in U.S. dealer showrooms in February.
The Evo, a 295-horsepower, all-wheel-drive version of the Japanese car maker's Lancer coupe, will ride on Yokohama Advan A13C tires in size 245/40R18 93Y. The vehicle and tires are made in Japan.
The vehicle was introduced to the U.S. market at the recent Greater Los Angeles Auto Show.
The base Evo GSR will carry a price tag of about $34,000, according to Automotive News.