All Evos have lightweight aluminum front fenders and hoods. Three trims were available for Japan, Asia and Europe. In a similar test conducted by , the Evolution was able to lap the faster than an and a. The profoundly multipurpose Sportback can surpass most expectations that are expected from a midrange sport vehicle. As mentioned above, only 1,600 units were made for the U. In manual mode, shifts can be made with the console-mounted gear selector or the magnesium-alloy steering wheel paddle shifters. White is rare and Red was very rare.
Interior could be specified with factory options of a deluxe velour interior, full leather or the sports seats. Quick access to automobile-catalog website - - type in a browser: a-c. The color options continue the masculine, racecar feeling. Those wanting something slightly more subtle may opt for the pristine Apex Silver or Cosmic Blue finishes. New for 2013 There are no significant changes for 2013. The system allows up to a 50:50 torque split between the front and rear wheels. Originally a one off model, sales were so successful in the U.
Some of these enforcements are covered up in the boot with a large plastic covering. The program also has lightweight, polished-aluminum intercooler piping that provides less turbulent and freer-flowing air flow for maximum efficiency. However, those features that the Lancer Evolution does have are user-friendly and add to the experience of driving it. This wing alerts anybody that wants to race that they had better have a decent car to keep up, but more importantly provides much needed down-force at high speeds. First launched under the form of two concept cars Concept-X at the 39th edition of the Tokyo Motor Show and Prototype-X at the 2007 North American International Auto Show , the tenth generation Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution arrived in autumn 2007, with sales starting in the next few months. Mitsubishi continued to adhere to Group A regulations until the in , class cars. Plus a little extra weight in the tailgate and extra side glass.
This car is also sometimes referred to as an Evolution 6½, Evolution 6. This system allows for the car to be unlocked without direct contact from the driver. Leather and a sunroof became standard while revising the rear spoiler to just a lip spoiler. Only 2500 Wagons were produced. It had special production badges that were put on the center console indicating which number it is of the 1,600 made for the U.
This Evolution also has a 50 l 13. Fortunately, the car comes with race-ready Brembo brakes that help to stop you before driving into a ditch. Mitsubishi engineers programmed three automatic drive modes for the Twin-Clutch Sportronic Shift Transmission: Normal, Sport and S-Sport. At the heart of it is a 2. We get another glimpse at the G4 concept with newly released teaser photos, shown below.
The base model comes with the bare essentials in terms of on-board luxuries and trimmings. The body gained more stiffness to aid with handling and reduce vibrations, while a wider track and longer wheelbase also help with the cause while offering more room for passengers. I like the interior a lot, some people say its very plain, but I think with the navigation system and black with aluminum trim made the interior look great. The overall racing aesthetic of the exterior of the Mitsubishi Lancer Revolution is continued into the cockpit where incredibly supportive racing seats provide stability and comfort. The car is a brute to drive, but will make you feel like you are a rally racing legend and that is what makes it so great.
Mitsubishi decided to export the eighth generation Evolution to the United States in 2003 after witnessing the success had in that market with their long-time direct rival, the. The most common colours were Silver, Black, Blue, Grey. The new Evolution also sported chrome housing taillights and headlights. A large part of this is thanks to its much softer ride that will make it no problem taking long trips. Weight distribution has been further enhanced by locating both the battery and the windshield washer fluid tank inside the trunk area.
All four models were designed to run on only. Technologically-Advanced Powertrain Boasting an impressive 291 hp at 6,500 rpm and a potent 300 lb. Sport holds lower gears longer and shifts more quickly than Normal, while S-Sport optimizes performance for the racetrack. What this switch actually does is quite simple. However, one of the producers claimed that they used a 2001 Mitsubishi Lancer Ralliart edition instead of an Evo as the car used for production and stunt scenes. Archived from on January 22, 2016. With a bore and stroke both measuring 86.
They came with 305, 325, 345, and 405 hp 227, 239, 254 and 302 kW , respectively. That is fast enough to keep all but the fastest sports cars at bay. Only 2500 Wagons were produced. Please take into account that the Mitsubishi 0 to 60 times and Quarter mile data listed on this car performance page is gathered from numerous credible sources. This would mean a 1.