Complete comparison test of the 2008 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution GSR and the 2008 Subaru Impreza WRX…

18 Sep 2014 | Author: | Comments Off on Complete comparison test of the 2008 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution GSR and the 2008 Subaru Impreza WRX…

D#233;j#224; vu all over Regular readers of Road no doubt remember seeing same two cars on our June when we virtually showed longtime rivals. Then, the had not been introduced to the media, so we had to together our sneak preview and analyses using inside and educated guesses. Although we right about everything the new and. nothing beats the thing.

So when the actual cars available, Feature Editor Monticello and I put these rally-bred through their paces on roads and at the racetrack, where driver Roger Yasukawa his expertise to compare lap times. The is quite different from Evo-vs.-WRX STI shootouts. Which car supreme?

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Lancer Evolution

Sometimes it can be to gauge the winner of a comparison when different authors each car, but in this there’s little room for The Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution is the choice. Don’t just my word, look at the lap times and our numbers.

The Evo X (it’s called the Evo ten in Japan and by Evo is quicker to 60 mph than the with a trap speed at the quarter-mile in fact, the Evo scored a win in almost performance category. If this a boxing match, it’d be a decision for the Mitsubishi.

Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution

The new Evo comes in two trim levels, GSR and MR. The $33,000 GSR comes equipped a conventional 5-speed manual The top-of-the-line $37,000 MR gets the new TC-SST semiautomatic transmission sidebar), along with dampers, Eibach springs, a interior and bigger rear Both cars are powered by new 4B11 engine: a turbocharged inline-4 that produces 291 bhp at rpm and 300 lb.-ft. of torque at 4400.

The aluminum-block powerplant is significantly than the previous iron-block (4G63) and features MIVEC timing on both intake and While not as raw and peaky as the 4G63, the is quieter than its predecessor, smoother and has less turbo

The Evo X is laden with technical Among them is AYC (Active Yaw which transforms the from an handling sports sedan a corner-devouring monster. AYC controls the split between the rear transferring power accordingly it senses abnormalities in the car’s yaw In simpler terms, it drastically under- and oversteer. The result is control and speed through all of corners.

When compared to an all-wheel-drive car yaw control (like, say, the WRX the AYC-equipped Evo turns in sharply and on the correct line as if it were even if you overcook it into a The Subaru, on the other hand, a lot of throttle and steering inputs pushed to its limits. You can see the benefits of AYC by at the slalom and skidpad figures. Evo MR runs the slalom in 72.4

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Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution
Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution
Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution
Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution
Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution

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