2006 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Overview

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Amazing!!! by George
 — There is no way i can fully describe my feelings towards this car in words; if i had the same vocabulary as Jeremy Clarkson i might come close but fortunately or maybe unfortunately I don't. This is t... Read More
One Of The Last True Performance Sports Cars. by Andrew
 — Performance: Dollar for dollar you can't get more performance out of a factory car. The turbo lag in stop and go traffic is quick annoying it feels anemic at times. But to get the full potential you m... Read More
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 — It can corner, it can accelerate, it has a big ass turbo...what's not to like about the Evo IX? Not only is it beautiful, it is also quite practical. Sure, you don't get the best fuel economy, but com... Read More

2006 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Overview

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2006 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution

The 2006 version of Mitsubishi's street-legal racer, the Lancer Evolution, received a minor redesign, with a new grille, bumpers, and alloy wheels, as well as some restyled interior features, such as the rear seats. Power was bumped up by 10 to 286 horsepower, courtesy of a turbocharged 2.0-liter inline four-cylinder engine with variable valve timing.

The car was known by the overall designation Evolution IX, although it was actually available in four trim packages, including the RS, the IX, and the SE, as well as the MR. All versions came with a five-speed manual overdrive transmission (which was standard equipment across the Lancer line), as well as air conditioning, Recaro front sport seats, a leather-trimmed steering wheel, and dual front airbags.

The IX and SE packages added power door locks, antilock brakes, and a CD player to the standard AM/FM stereo system, among other features.

In the United Kingdom, the Evolution IX uses a different trim scheme based on horsepower. There were initially three trims available: the FQ-300, FQ-320, and FQ-340, with around 300, 320, and 340 hp (254 kW) respectively. An FQ-360 model was subsequently released as a successor to the Evolution VIII FQ-400. While the new FQ-360 produces fewer horsepower than its predecessor, it has more torque at 363 foot-pounds (492 Nm) at 3,200 rpm - 8 ft-lbs (11 Nm) more than the FQ-400.  An MR version of the FQ-360 was subsequently released, which included modified brakes and suspension. All four trims were designed to run on super unleaded petrol only.


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115,000 Mile. Evo... Problems???

im looking at an evo 9 mr. With 115k miles on it. What are the problems I will be looking at?

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Owners Of An Evo

To anyone who owns or has owned an EVO: Have you had to take it into the shop a lot to have the engine worked on? Have you had any major repair problems? What are the downsides to this car?

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hoe fast dos the evo 10 go

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Uk & Us Differences

From what i've gathered you guys across the pond have one standard power level but then have an option of different trim levels. It works a little differently over in the UK. We just have one trim l...

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