Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X

The "Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution", also known as the "Lancer Evo" or simply "Evo", is the racing version of the Mitsubishi Lancer produced from 1992 by "Mitsubishi Motors Corporation". Were produced ten versions and the numerical designation is given by a roman numeral. The Evolution models up to "V" were the basis of the rally car with which Mitsubishi was running in Group A of the WRC. Just to fit with prevailing regulations, the rally version was based on the road, although in reality the body was the only thing in common.

At the Tokyo Motor Show 2005, Mitsubishi introduced the Concept X, which anticipated the lines of the Evo X, rimarcate to the salon NAIAS (North American International Auto Show) in 2007 with the Prototype X concept The Lancer Evolution X, based on the flatbed Mitsubishi GS is equipped with a 2.0 L engine entirely new named 4B11 T (which stands for turbo). The car is also equipped with a new version of the system AWC, called Super AWC that ensures the right amount of torque to each wheel to suit the condition of rolling. Another important new feature is the presence on the Evo X, the GSR version, of a semi-automatic gearbox complete with paddle shift gearbox (magnesium paddle). The RS version will, in any case, the classic 5-speed manual. The marketing of the Evo X is started on 1 October 2007 for Japan (November for the Twin Clutch version, i.e. double clutch), in January 2008 for the U.S. market, in February for the Canadian (first for Evolution), in March for the European market. The 3 versions provided are:

• GSR: 5-speed manual transmission or semi-automatic with double clutch 6-speed transmission, alloy wheels with 245/40R18 tires of Enkei. In turn, it will be possible to choose the GSR in four different combinations:
• High Performance: with Bilstein shock absorbers and Eibach springs, high grip tires
• Stylish Exterior: chrome finish for the front grille, painted fenders, fog lights
• Leather Combination Interior: Leather
• Premium Package: The above three more circles lightened the BBS
• RS: 5-speed manual gearbox, lightened of all that is not essential
• FQ-400: Manual 5-speed transmission, the same 2.0-liter engine, revisited by ADR Motorsport, by order of the Mitsubishi. This restyling has brought a turbine at high temperatures, a new intercooler, new transmission shaft and the engine valves, a change that leads the "small" 2.0 L to generate well 403 horses, and a torque of 550 nm provided by 3,500 up to 7,700 rpm with a maximum speed of 8,500 rpm.

The acceleration burning the door from 0 to 100 km / h in 3.8 seconds. The electronics, with the S-AWC system manages the traction control on any road surface. Eibach springs and Bilstein shock absorbers to match new braking system with discs in aerospace aluminum alloy calipers with carbon and carbon-ceramic. Revisited the aesthetics with new air intakes on the bonnet, front wings and rear speakers in carbon. The vortex generator is the latest innovation to move the air away from the top of the vehicle and reduce friction at low speeds.
In the same preparation of the RS version, with the addition of Recaro seats and aluminum inserts with "FQ-400". The customization allows the belts to 5 or 6 points of attachment in the front seats Recaro.


Length: 4490 mm
Width: 1770 mm
Wheelbase: 2625 mm
Weight: 1310 kg

Layout: front transverse
Number of cylinders: 4 in line
Displacement: 1997.4 cc.
Maximum engine power: 297CV at 4570 rpm
Maximum torque: 56.7 kgm at 3750 rpm

Bore and Stroke:
85x 88 mm
Compression ratio

Double overhead camshaft with variable valve timing MIVEC 16-valve

Electronic injection, turbocharger

Wheel drive
Transmission speed gearbox 5-speed

McPherson type front suspension, independent rear multi-link double wishbone

Front brakes:
Asphalt: ø320 mm ventilated discs
Earth: ø276 mm ventilated discs

Rear brakes:
Asphalt: ø300 mm discs
Earth: Disc ø284 mm

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