Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution VIII MR 

  • $34k
  • 2005
  • 286 HP 2.0L
  • 158 mph
The Evolution's AWD system gains an Active Center Differential (ACD) and front limited-slip, which - combined with Sports ABS - creates a more natural, better-mannered driving feel.
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As the result of years of development focused on ride and handling, Mitsubishi introduces the next level Lancer: the MR Edition.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution VIII MR

0-60mph

Lancer Evolution VIII MR
4.8 s
M5 (E60)
4.1 s

Top speed

Lancer Evolution VIII MR
158 mph
Challenger SRT8
170 mph

0-100mph

Lancer Evolution VIII MR
12.4 s
M5 (E60)
9.2 s

1/4 mile

Lancer Evolution VIII MR
13.3 s

Nurburgring time

Lancer Evolution VIII MR
8:15.0
Nissan 350Z
8:26.0
M5 (E60)
8:12.90

Data points Key details of the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution VIII MR

Price

Lancer Evolution VIII MR
$34k
M5 (E60)
$81k

Horsepower

Lancer Evolution VIII MR
286 HP
M5 (E60)
500 HP

In The News From around the web

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Dec

Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution VIII MR

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Although the recent meteoric rise of horsepower figures seems to be the top selling point for many new vehicles, Mitsubishi focused its development efforts on the intricate coordination between engine output and handling performance.
The Evolution's AWD system gains an Active Center Differential (ACD) and front limited-slip, which - combined with Sports ABS - creates a more natural, better-mannered driving feel.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Mitsubishi
Price $34,199
Year 2005

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 11.19 lb/hp
Maximum hp 286 HP @ 6,500 RPM
Maximum torque 287 ft-lb @ 3,500 RPM
Max RPM 7,000 RPM
Engine placement Front
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 2,000 cc
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 8.8:1
Bore/stroke 3.35 in / 3.46 in
Valvetrain DOHC
Valves per cylinder 4 valves

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,201 lb
Width 69.7 in
Height 57.1 in
Length 214 in
Front track width 59.6 in
Wheelbase 103.3 in

road tests

Top speed 158 mph
1/4 mile 13.3 s
0-60mph 4.8 s
0-100mph 12.4 s
0-200kph 21.4 s
20.6km nurburgring time 8:15.0
Tsukuba circuit time 1:04.70

transmission

Drivetrain Full Time 4WD w/Front and Rear LSDs, Active Center Differenial
Shift system Manual
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 6 gears
Axle ratio 4.58:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Brembo Disc
Rear brakes Brembo Disc
Front wheels 432/? 203
Rear wheels 432/? 203
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