Malaysian police had taken a delivery of 25 units of the new LANCER EVOLUTION X.
In brief the lancer evo x is a high performance car which uses a 2.0 litre mivec turbo and churns out a wealthy 295bhp, sports suspension,and a tarmac gripping 4wd system.
According to Bukit Aman police headquarters public relations department, the cars will carry the police livery and equipped with communication and siren system and could deployed a high speed pursuits or even a vip escort. The police verion of evo x is said to be the 5 speed manual one.Beside Malaysia, the current evo x is also used by the poice in Japan and Australia as high speed interceptor.
The police said the speed of the car would enable them to catch up with criminals who often used a modified turbo charged car for their escape.They also mention that the car would also be used by the highway patrol unit to monitor speed hogs or illegal racers.Several police personnel had been sent to undergo intensive driving training to ensure they can handle the turbo charged car.
So to all the vtec, mivec, turbo who like to race illegally, you wont be safe once you saw the white evo x in your rearview mirror