Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X RS 

  • 2008
  • 295 HP 2.0L
We expect the new Lancer Evolution to appear in Frankfurt, but Mitsubishi apparently couldn't wait to show off its new baby, so it made public these pictures (the better to sex up its financial results press release).
by AutomobileMag News (Jun, 2007)
The dual-clutch automatic transmission is a bit of mechanical sophistication that's echoed in the car's new design, which has less of an aftermarket look about it.
by AutomobileMag News (Jun, 2007)

Data points Key details of the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X RS


Lancer Evolution X RS
295 HP
MX-5 Miata
170 HP


Lancer Evolution X RS
311 ft-lb
Civic Si HFP
126 ft-lb
MX-5 Miata
140 ft-lb

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Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X RS
Featuring a new platform, engine, and exterior and interior designs, the totally redesigned The development goal for the new Lancer Evolution X was to make the car as fast as possible, while also making it as safe to drive as possible.

2008 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution

AutomobileMag News
Mitsubishi's rally-bred superhero has grown larger and looks more polished-just like the Lancer on which it's based, which is taller, wider, and rides on a longer wheelbase than the previous model.
The all-wheel-drive system again will feature driver-selectable settings for gravel, pavement, and snow, but the system will also incorporate active yaw control, which directs power to the outside rear wheel when cornering.

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Brand Mitsubishi
Year 2008


Drivetrain 4WD w/AYC, ASC
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 5 gears
Axle ratio 4.69:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
Front wheels 457/? 216
Rear wheels 457/? 216

power & handling

Maximum hp 295 HP @ 6,500 RPM
Maximum torque 311 ft-lb @ 4,400 RPM
Max RPM 7,000 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion


Displacement 1,998 cc
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 9:1
Bore/stroke 3.39 in / 3.39 in
Valvetrain DOHC
Valves per cylinder 4 valves

physical dimensions

Width 1,810 in
Height 1,480 in
Length 177 in
Front track width 60.8 in
Wheelbase 104.3 in
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