2001 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution VII WRC


2001 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution VII WRC

2001 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution VII WRC

 

Mitsubishi Motors is embarking on a new and exciting chapter in its motorsports history by creating its first World Rally Car. Known as the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution WRC, it will made its first FIA World Rally Championship appearance on Italy’s Sanremo Rally (5-7 October 2001).

The Lancer WRC is largely based on the four-door saloon and takes advantage of great freedom allowed by the WRC rules.

In Detail

submitted byRichard Owen
engine4G63 Inline-4
positionFront Transverse
aspirationTurbocharged
valvetrainDOHC
displacement1996 cc / 121.8 in³
power223.7 kw / 300 bhp @ 5500 rpm
specific output150.3 bhp per litre
bhp/weightbhp per tonne
torque540 nm / 398.3 ft lbs
driven wheelsFront Engine / 4WD
front tiresMichelin
rear tiresMichelin
front brakesVented Discs w/8-Pot Calipers
f brake sizemm / in
rear brakesVented Discs w/4-Pot Calipers
r brake sizemm / in
f suspensionMacPherson Struts w/Coil Springs
r suspensionMacPherson Struts w/Coil Springs
front track1550 mm / 61.0 in
rear track1550 mm / 61.0 in
length4360 mm / 171.7 in
width1770 mm / 69.7 in
height2600 mm / 102.4 in
transmission6-Speed Sequential w/INVECS type actuation
gear ratios:1