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Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Wagon

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Mitsubishi Motors Corporation announced that the Lancer Wagon would go on sale at dealerships throughout Japan Lancer Evolution Wagon the awesome dynamic performance of the Evolution IX high-performance 4WD sedan, employs Mitsubishi’s advanced and All Wheel Control (AWC) and stability enhancing technology, the utility-enhancing luggage compartment of the Wagon. Tax inclusive price from 3,412,500 yen.

Evolution Wagon is the first wagon model in the Lancer series. Derived from the Evolution IX sedan launched in 2005, Lancer Evolution uses the body side and roof panel from the Wagon wîth reinforcements focused on the rear end to create a and very stiff station body. The powertrain mates a intercooler-turbocharged engine to an electronically 4WD driveline to realize unparalleled dynamics for a station wagon.

Evolution Wagon is offered in two The GT uses a 6-speed manual to deliver the ultimate in sporty pleasure. The 5-speed automatic GT-A brings full-spectrum pleasure, combining the sporty of the GT wîth the convenience of an automatic. Evolution Wagon is to be

produced in a run of 2,500 (GT and GT-A combined wîth production due to cease at the end of this year.

Lancer Wagon walkaround

1. Exterior

The design melds together Evolution IX’s aggressive end styling and Lancer Wagon’s rear end.

– blister fenders and a rear that take their cues from Evolution IX are to give Evolution Wagon a look.

– On the GT-A, the license plate has been to a central position to promote transmission oil cooler performance. On the GT, the plate is located in the same as on Evolution IX to promote cooling of the

– Brilliant chrome extensions enhance the overall look.

– A chrome Evolution’ logo at the bottom of the rear gate together air outlet-look quarter lower on the rear blister fenders Evolution Wagon’s tail.

2. Interior

– Lancer Wagon’s interior is distinguished Evolution IX by the use of a chrome finish for the air controls and door handles to a slightly classier touch to the

– Both grades use the Momo §teering wheel as IX. GT also shares the alloy brake and clutch pedals on its sedan cousin. GT-A the same accelerator pedal but has a larger alloy brake

– Evolution Wagon double-sealing weatherstrips introduced on IX, to beef up sound insulation in the dash panel, and strategically soundproofing, noise-absorbing and vibration materials in the newly acquired compartment.

– Lancer Wagon models are fitted Recaro full bucket seats upholstered wîth a of non-slip coated fabric, Alcantara suede and genuine The thigh bolsters are lower on Evolution IX to facilitate easy and exit while still optimum location and hold.

The rear seat uses the 60/40 split back as the Lancer Wagon but features suede back and squab wîth protein leather on the bolsters. The rear seat has 5 reclining settings for greater comfort.

– Measuring VDA (5 occupants, luggage tonneau not deployed), the luggage compartment is smaller than in Lancer The 60/40 split rear roll up tonneau cover, luggage compartment underbox, securing hooks and accessory socket together yield a and easy-to-use luggage compartment.


– Lancer Evolution uses the same platform compartment, front floor and floor) as Evolution IX. The body Lancer Wagon’s side and roof panel and adds at the A, B, C and D pillar joins.

– The of a large floor cross reinforces the joins between the floor, rear wheelhouse and side structure and brings a increase in torsional stiffness. reinforcements have been to the joins between the rear rear end panel and the bottom of the

– The addition of a reinforcement at the top of the shock absorber mounting and an 50 spot welds in the tailgate help realize a lightweight and stiff body at a minimum

– Lancer Evolution uses the lightweight alloy hood and alloy front fenders from Lancer IX and the Lancer Wagon tailgate oversize tailgate spoiler on the Lancer Wagon Ralliart The Evolution Wagon-exclusive rear borrows the Lancer Evolution IX motif.

– Flowing the trailing edge of the rear the edgy rear blister slips down and disappears the rear quarter panel in a that takes its cue from the blister fender.

– as a dealer option, a rear sway bar enhances the already levels of rear end stability realizes §teering response and characteristics unparalleled in the station category.

4. Powertrain

– The GT uses the latest 4G63-type intercooler-turbocharged engine mated to a manual transmission to generate and wide torque wîth response at all engine speeds. maximum output of 280 PS (206 kW) / rpm and 40.0 kg-m (39.2 / 3000 rpm of torque, the engine Evolution Wagon performance is unmatched in the station wagon

– The GT-A powertrain the 4G63-type intercooler-turbocharged engine, its smaller turbocharger giving low-end and mid-range torque and to a 5-speed automatic transmission. on conceptcarz.com) The power unit maximum output of 272 PS (200 kW) / rpm and 35.0 kg-m (343 / 3000 rpm of torque to deliver top performance for an automatic model.

5. 4WD

– Lancer Evolution full-time four-wheel drive uses Mitsubishi Motors Center Differential (ACD*1), raises traction and handling to new of excellence, and a mechanical limited-slip differential that controls feed for superior traction and line stability over all

– The 6-speed manual GT grade uses a helical front differential that the sport driving experience step higher.

6. Suspension

Lancer Evolution Wagon the same inverted MacPherson front and multi-link rear as Evolution IX. The monotube shock deliver superior damping and handling performance and were jointly wîth Bilstein.


– Lancer Evolution uses the same powerful high-performance brakes as Evolution IX, 4-piston 17-inch ventilated at the front and 2-piston 16-inch discs at the rear.

– With Mitsubishi’s ABS*2 giving enhanced control under hard and Electronic Brake force (EBD*3) automatically regulating the braking force ratio to vehicle load, the braking delivers responsive, smooth and stopping power under all

8. Wheels tires

– Evolution Wagon rides on the 17 x 8JJ Enkei alloy road as Evolution IX but finished in bright rather than dark As wîth Evolution IX, Evolution is also available wîth 17 x 8JJ BSS forged alloy wheels as a option.

– The wheels are wîth the same 235/45R17 93W A046D tires fitted to IX GT and designed to offer outstanding resistance and superior wet adhesion.

*1: ACD Center Differential)

The ACD incorporates an controlled hydraulic multi-plate An ECÚ optimizes clutch cover load for different driving regulating the differential limiting between free and locked The result is improved §teering together wîth better

ACD provides three modes Tarmac / Gravel / Snow to enable quicker control for changes in road surface.

*2: ABS

In Sport ABS, the system ECÚ information from a §teering sensor that detects inputs as well as from G and vehicle speed sensors to pressure to each of the four independently. The result is improved response under braking.

*3: EBD

Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Wagon

The Brake Force Distribution optimizes allocation of braking between the front and rear Increasing the pressure applied to the wheels when braking to the limit, EBD reduces the load on the wheels to realize better performance. The system also for changes in surface and vehicle conditions to ensure predictable and stopping performance at all times.

– Mitsubishi Motors

The Mitsubishi Lancer was first in 1973, and since that more than six million have been sold. It has many different names, by different manufacturers, and come in shapes and sizes. Since the inception, it has proven to be a solid in rally competition.

It has been a very versatile, and automobile.

When first it joined Mitsubishi’s other which included the Galant, compact car, and the Minica kei The Lancer fell into between these two models, as the company’s lower-to-middle class When introduced, it was offered in different trim levels, the base 1.2-liter sedan, and towards the rally-prepared 1600

Two bodystyles were offered, the coupe and the 4-door sedan. was also a five-door station but the production levels on this reached very high. A was added in 1975, called the Lancer Celeste and offered either a 1.4- or 1.6-liter

A 2.0-liter unit was later

The second generation of the Mitsubishi was introduced in 1978 and remained in until 1983. The only offered was the four-door sedan; two sizes were available, a and 1.8-liter four-cylinder unit. The big for this generation was the addition of the EX, which brought with it a for the 1.8-liter engine.

In 1982 the generation of the Lancer was introduced. A new was launched, dubbed the lancer and based on the Mitsubishi Mirage. generation of the Lancer was offered in a hatchback, 4-door sedan, hatchback, and five-door station

The 1.6- and 1.8-liter engines still available. A diesel was introduced, and fuel injected and versions were offered.

The wagon was added in 1985, and it was quickly by a four-wheel drive

In 1988 the next iteration of the began, and would persist 1992. The design changed; the car less boxy, and more in appearance and principle. The edges more round and modern.

The followed the design of the Galant.

By the Lancer name was being with the Dodge Lancer, was being sold in the United by Chrysler Group. In Japan, the was known as the Mirage Aspire.

This generation of the Lancer was as a 3-door hatchback, four-door and 5-door hatchback. Front and drive was available.

In 1991, the between the Mirage and the Lancer even greater, though were still built on the platform. In the North American the Lancer was sold as the Eagle

A V6 engine, which displaced 1.6-liters, was introduced and powered the along with other cars. It would even the power source for one of the HSR Concept This V6 engine was the smallest V6, a title it retains to this

Other engine options a 1.3, 1.5, 1.8, and four-cylinder engines. The 1.3 and 1.5-liter were SOHC while the were DOHC. The 1.8 was created in SOHC and DOHC fashion.

The gearbox was the five-speed manual, the four-speed automatic being as optional equipment.

The big news was the GSR, which had a high-performance engine and would form the for the Lancer Evolution, commonly as the Lancer Evo, which in September of 1993. The Evo used the of the Galant VR-4 rally and would soon prove its as a high performance competition

All of the Lancer Evolutions has shared a turbocharged engine and four-wheel system. The Evolutions, prior to V, are the officially-approved models for Mitsubishi’s in the World Rally Championship’s A class and SCCA Pro Rally The cars are built on the same as the other Lancers, but given performance upgrades and mechanical

Lancer Evolutions continue to in Group A and Group N classes.

The generation of the Lancer was introduced in and produced until 2000. It the Lancers successful formula of strong sales throughout the In Japan, the name for the sedan and continued as the Libero; related models were still

The Coupe was known as the Mirage in Japan, and the Lancer Coupe in the of the world.

The Mitsubishi Lancer V is the only Mitsubishi to earn the WRC Championship for its marque. Tommi has claimed four WRC Drivers from 1996 through in a Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution V VI). Makinen has driven in most of his WRC career.

The exception being a Ford RS Cosworth in 1994 and a Subaru WRC in 2002.

The eight generation of the was introduced in 2000 in Japan. of the other markets continued the seventh generation. The 8th gen Lancer was in a four-door sedan configuration or as a wagon.

Styling changes for the occurred in 2004 and 2005 for the American market. The grille was more fins so it was closer in to the American version of the Galant. The was changed slightly again in

The Sportback and Ralliart were to the US in 2004. Both of these levels brought more and bigger engines. The Sportback has a 160 engine and the Ralliart was just a higher, at 162.

For both, the had been improved, resulting in handling and performance. The cars lowered and 16-inch alloy could now be found on all four Aerodynamic ground package, fog and front bucket seats the ensemble. The Ralliart was given rear tail lights and a deck spoiler, which did except enhance the cars All Sportbacks were equipped an INVECS-II automatic gearbox.

The had the five-speed manual as standard and the automatic as optional.

Slow and financial difficulties for Mitsubishi had the canceled after just one

The Mitsubishi Concept X was unveiled to the at the 2005 Tokyo Motor Concept-Sportback was shown a little later at the Frankfurt Motor The new lancer drew its design from both of these which was officially unveiled at the Detroit Motor Show. for this generation of vehicle on sale in the US in March of 2007. it is as a four-door sedan.

By Daniel | Jul 2007

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