Jalopnik Reviews: 2006 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX MR, Part 1

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Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX

Jalopnik Reviews: 2006 Lancer Evolution IX MR, Part 1

be perfectly clear right There are lots of very cars on the market, and they are all good in one way or another. But the Mistubishi Evolution is different from cars.

It’s in a higher Driving it is an addiction.

The Evo is the regular car on clich made flesh, well, it is a regular car that’s pumped to within an inch of its It only shares a passing to the econobox Lancer on which based; most of the body have a extra crease or here or there that its base-model sibling’s scrawniness. And there’s that huge

On the inside, things aren’t so steroidal. You might have Mitsubishi isn’t on the soundest footing, and that’s obvious the Evo’s interior. There’s carbon-fiber trim, and the machined shift knob is great, but the design wouldn’t have cutting-edge a dozen years

Take, for instance, the single-DIN, stereo, or the auxiliary gauges under the HVAC controls an afterthought. But these transgressions are even before you start because the alcantara-clad Recaro hold you like a face-hugger Alien, except, you know, it your back and shoulders of implanting an acid-blooded monster in chest.

To be honest, the power of the Evo isn’t apparent. Remember, the rated 286 comes from a turbocharged four, so before the boost in progress can be tedious, especially town. The Bilstein-equipped MR edition exactly how I want a car to ride — but not jarring — but if you’re the sort of to complain about such the Evo is a little on the stiff side.

Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX

Let’s get back to the addiction It starts when the turbo and throws you forward with reckless abandon that probably blurt out the first of expletives to express amazement. On at speeds above 35 mph, the Evo with a grenade-like explosiveness.

But it better, because the Evo is actually a forgiving car. Instead of hairier and scarier as the speeds the Evo passes a threshold somewhere your personal level of and all of sudden gets easier to It puts in some speed-induced where time seems to down and the car gets more and more predictable. The Brembo are a perfect example.

Around town they a bit grabby, but heat them up and the brake pedal hard and it so connected that it feels you’re pushing your own on the road to slow down far better results).

The Lancer Evolution is also a which means it’s the all-around car. There are no unless you consider a garish bad fuel economy (on premium and stupid-high insurance rates to be But the Evo can handle duty as a regular car, and when you get the occasion to get out an drop the hammer you will remember why you put up with a garish bad fuel economy, and stupid-high rates.

Try to get that close to the best of worlds with a Miata or a And don’t scoff at the comparison the Evo and those two great roadsters. they are completely different but like the Boxster, the Evo is one of the best cars available on the road, Remember that next you go car shopping. [by Mike Austin]

Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX
Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX
Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX
Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX

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