1998 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution V


1998 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution V

1998 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution V

 

1998 was Mitsubishi’s most successfull year in rally motorsports. With the Evolution V platform, Mitsubishi finally claimed the WRC Manufactuerer’s Championship which had eluded them for five years. Tommi Makinen played a large role in this victory, as he himself took the WRC Driver’s Championship.

In Detail

submitted by Richard Owen
production 6000
engine Turbocharged Inline-4
position Front Transverse
aspiration Turbocharged
valvetrain DOHC 4 Valves / Cyl
fuel feed ECI Electronic Multi-Injection
displacement 1997 cc / 121.9 in³
bore 85.0 mm / 3.35 in
stroke 88.0 mm / 3.46 in
compression 8.8:1
power 208.8 kw / 280 bhp
specific output 140.21 bhp per litre
bhp/weight 205.88 bhp per tonne
torque 372.85 nm / 275 ft lbs @ 3000 rpm
body / frame Unit Steel
driven wheels Front Engine / 4WD
front tires 225/45ZR17
rear tires 225/45ZR17
front brakes Brembro Vented Discs w/4-Pot Calipers
f brake size mm / in
rear brakes Brembro Vented Discs w/Twin-Pot Calipers
r brake size mm / in
steering Rack & Pinion w/Power Assist
f suspension Mac Pherson Struts
r suspension Multi-Link
curb weight 1360 kg / 2998 lbs
wheelbase 2510 mm / 98.8 in
front track 1510 mm / 59.4 in
rear track 1505 mm / 59.3 in
length 4350 mm / 171.3 in
width 1770 mm / 69.7 in
height 1415 mm / 55.7 in
transmission 5-Speed Manual
gear ratios 2.785:1, 1.950:1, 1.407:1, 1.031:1, 0.761:1, :1