Mitsubishi Lancer EVO

The Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution, colloquially known as the Lancer Evo or Evo,is a high performance sedan manufactured by Mitsubishi Motors. There have been ten official versions to date, and description of each model is a Roman numeral. Any use of two-liter turbo engine and four-wheel drive systems.

Evolution was originally intended only for the Japanese market, but market 'gray imports' demand led the Evolution series offered through the network of Ralliart dealers in Italy and in several European markets around 1998. Mitsubishi decided to export the eighth generation Evolution to the U.S. in 2003, after witnessing the success Subaru had in that market with their Impreza WRX, a direct competitor in other regions of the world.

The Japanese-spec cars were limited by a gentleman's agreement to advertise no more than 280 hp (206 kW, 276 HP), a mark already reached by the Evolution IV. Therefore, each later developed informally by the figures given power, with Japan-spec Evolution IX reach a claimed performance of about 321 PS (236 kW, 317 hp). Different versions available on other markets including the UK, have official power outputs up to 411 hp (302 kW, 405 hp).

The original was involved in the Lancer Evolution World Rally Championship. He used the turbocharged 2.0-liter DOHC Transmission 4 wheel drive of the original Galant VR-4 in a Lancer chassis, and was sold in GSR and RS models. The latter was a club was eliminated by running the version that had no windows and seats, antilock brakes, a rear wiper, and had steel wheels weigh about 70 kg (154 pounds) less than 1,238 kg (2729 pounds) GSR while the former comes with all the comforts of a normal road car. It came with Mitsubishi 4G63 engine producing 247 hp (182 kW, 244 hp) at 6000 rpm and 309 Nm (228 lb-ft) at 3000 rpm. 5000 of the evolution of the first generation were sold between 1992 and 1993. The maximum speed is 228 km / h (142 mph)

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