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 by Richard Owen
engine 4G63 Inline-4
position Front Transverse
aspiration Turbocharged
valvetrain DOHC
displacement 1996 cc / 121.8 in³
power 223.7 kw / 300 bhp @ 5500 rpm
specific output 150.3 bhp per litre
bhp/weight bhp per tonne
torque 540 nm / 398.3 ft lbs
driven wheels Front Engine / 4WD
front tires Michelin
rear tires Michelin
front brakes Vented Discs w/8-Pot Calipers
f brake size mm / in
rear brakes Vented Discs w/4-Pot Calipers
r brake size mm / in
f suspension MacPherson Struts w/Coil Springs
r suspension MacPherson Struts w/Coil Springs
front track 1550 mm / 61.0 in
rear track 1550 mm / 61.0 in
length 4360 mm / 171.7 in
width 1770 mm / 69.7 in
height 2600 mm / 102.4 in
transmission 6-Speed Sequential w/INVECS type actuation
gear ratios :1