The Lancer Evolution X sedanfeatures a newly designed 4B11T2.0L (1998cc) turbocharged, all-aluminium inline-4 GEMAengine. Power and torque depend on the market but all versions will have at least 280 PS (206 kW; 276 hp). (JDM version), the American market version will have slightly more. The UK models will be reworked by Mitsubishi UK, in accordance with previous MR Evolutions bearing the FQ badge. Options for the UK Evolutions are expected to be between 300 hp (220 kW) and 360 hp (270 kW).
Two versions of the car are offered in the U.S. The Lancer Evolution MR, with 6-speed Twin Clutch Sportronic Shift Transmission (TC-SST). The other version is the GSR which has a 5-speed manual transmission system. The car also has a new full-time four-wheel-drivesystem named S-AWC (Super All Wheel Control), an advanced version of Mitsubishi's AWCsystem used in previous generations. The S-AWC uses torque vectoring technology to send different amounts of torque to the rear wheels.