Not to worry! Small cars are not often thought of as elegant or genteel invitations, however that’s a perception that doesn’t ring true with the Lancer. Understanding the Lancer Evolution's humble roots is important when you assess the cabin. It's no longer a boy racer, says DAVE MOORE. Today's Eclipse has matured, engineered for the middle-of-the-road sporty driver. Mitsubishi took its standard econobox sedan and pumped it full of power. After hours of research and testing, we picked 35 of the coolest and most useful gifts for car lovers that are guaranteed to impress enthusiasts of all ages. "The Eclipse Coupe is no longer the boy-racer it once was. Club The five-seat, five-door Sportback Ralliart looks the part, with a gaping, dark front grille, sinister-looking headlamps, low-profile sport tires and a prominent rear spoiler. At the top of the boy-racer wishlist was the second generation Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX - something that became nearly impossible to find in stock form. Mitsubishi Motors is the sixth largest Japanese car manufacturer worldwide mostly known for its Lancer and Pajero cars. The 2011 Mitsubishi Lancer Sportback Ralliart is a turbocharged, sporty hatchback that's tantalizingly close to a bad boy racer. Just as Subaru has found with its new WRX and STi models, the Evo X … Automotive fans can be tricky to shop for if you're not into cars, or you aren't an actual gearhead yourself. Known for its handling prowess, boy-racer styling, and inexpensive and simple power upgrades, this rare Lancer is a performance superstar and bonafide Japanese Classic. Until I bought one. The exterior design of this boy racer even embarrassed one of our 20-year-old staffers. The coming of age of Mitsubishi's Lancer Evo X was inevitable. But since the dawn of the 21st century Mitsubishi has struggled worldwide to get acceptance in the market and sales have been minimal. This is not to say the Eclipse is without some very sporty driving characteristics." The A.V. 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