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Watch the Last Examples of the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Get Built

Final Edition cars roll off the line.

The legendary Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution says goodbye after 2015, and production has already wound down in Japan. This video from Mitsubishi that shows assembly these last few Final Edition Evos is a fascinating sendoff for the rally-inspired performance car before it goes to the giant junkyard in the sky.

The Lancer Evolution models we can see rolling down the assembly line are the last of the Final Edition models, of which 1,000 were made for the Japanese. These special models feature an upgraded suspension, lightweight BBS wheels, leather Recaro seats, and Brembo brakes, along with "Final Edition" badging and a special numbered dash plate. They still feature the same 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder and all-wheel drive that the 10th-generation Lancer Evolution has used since its debut in 2007.

The Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution's 23-year run has included 10 generations, all of which built off of Mitsubishi's success in the World Rally Championships. We recently celebrated the end of the Evo's long-running rivalry with the Subaru WRX STI, as these high-performance sedans have been nipping at each other's heels for decades now. The future of the Evolution nameplate is unclear, but we've heard reports of Mitsubishi's next high-performance model taking the form of a hybrid crossover, possibly inspired by the XR PHEV concept shown throughout last year's auto show circuit.

Check out the video below to see the production of these last few Mitsubishi Lancer Evolutions.