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Performance Review: Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX FQ 320 - [2005]

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Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX FQ 320 - [2005]

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Figures & Specs Summary:

  • Year: 2005 | Type: Saloon
  • Engine: 1997 cc (121.8 ci) 16 Valve
  • Engine Formation: St4
  • Aspiration: Turbo
  • Fuel Type: Petrol
  • Transmission: 6 speed / Manual
  • Top Speed: 157 mph (252.6 kph)
  • 0-60 mph (96.6 kph): 4.4 secs
  • 0-100 kph (0-62 mph): 4.5 secs
  • 0-100 mph (160.9 kph): 0.0 secs
  • Power: 326 bhp (243 kW) @ 6700 rpm
  • Kerbweight: 1400 kgs (3086 lbs)
  • Torque: 305 lb-ft (413.5 Nm) @ 4300 rpm
  • Drive: AWD | Engine Location: Front
  • 1/4 Mile (Est.): 12.81 secs @ 106.8 mph
  • BHP Per Ton: 232.8 bhp
  • Torque Per Ton: 217.8 lb-ft
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Mitsubishi Lancer Performance Review.

Introduction:

This edition of the Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX FQ 320 is the 6 speed / Manual version and was first brought out in 2005. This was at around the same time as the introduction of the 2006 Caparo T1 2.4 V8 and the 2005 Bugatti Veyron 8.0 litre W16.This particular Mitsubishi Lancer has a 1997cc Turbo Petrol powerplant with 4 cylinders in a St formation.

Caterham 7 620 R 2.0 L Supercharged - [2013] image

Alternative Petrol St4's includes the 2013 Caterham 7 620 R 2.0 L Supercharged

The Lancer shares its Petrol St4 engine configuration with the likes of the 2013 Caterham 7 620 R 2.0 L Supercharged and the 2011 BAC Mono 280bhp. If you're looking for other fast cars which share the Lancer's All Wheel Drive, Saloon combination then how about the or the .

Power and Weight:

Weighing in at 1400 kgs (3086 lbs) this makes the Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX FQ 320 in the same weight category as the 2021 McLaren 675 LT Spider 4.0 V8 Twin Turbo or the give or take 50kg.

BMW 2 Series M240i xDrive Cabrio 3.0 Turbo F23 - [2021] image

The Mitsubishi Lancer shares the same bhp with the 2021 BMW 2 Series M240i xDrive Cabrio 3.0 Turbo F23 (335 bhp)

In terms of power the 1997cc 16V St4 engine produces 326 bhp (243 kW) @ 6700 rpm similar to the 2021 BMW 2 Series M240i xDrive Cabrio 3.0 Turbo F23 (335 bhp) or the 2021 Honda Civic Type R 2.0 16V Limited Edition (306 bhp).

The Turbo St4 throws out 305 lb-ft (413.5 Nm) @ 4300 rpm placing it with cars of similar torque performance figures such as the 2021 KIA K5 GT 2.5 Turbo (311 lb-ft) or the 2021 Honda Civic Type R 2.0 16V Limited Edition (295 lb-ft).

Power to Weight:

If one combines the weight with power or torque performance for the Mitsubishi Lancer you can get a better idea of it's real world performance.

Ferrari 465 M GT - [1998] image

The 1998 Ferrari 465 M GT (257.8 bhp per ton) has similar Bhp Per Ton stats as the Mitsubishi Lancer.

The Mitsubishi Lancer has a Power to weight ratio of 232.8 bhp per ton and 217.8 lb-ft per ton. Bhp Per Ton figures of the 2005 Lancer competing with the 1998 Ferrari 465 M GT (257.8 bhp per ton) or the 2008 Aston-Martin Vantage V8 (257.6 bhp per ton).


Power to Weight(cont.):

If you agree with the late great Carroll Shelby then arguably an even better indicator of potential performance, Torque. Use weight as well and you end up with - Torque per ton, with the Mitsubishi Lancer generating around 217.8 lb-ft per ton. If you're curious as to what other cars have as much torque to weight then look no further than the 2016 Audi A8 S8 Plus 4.0 V8 Turbo (242.8 lb-ft per ton) or the 2016 BMW 1 Series M140i F21 LCI (242.7 lb-ft per ton).

Acceleration:

With a 0-60mph time of 4.4 secs or a 0-100km/h (0-62mph) of 4.5 secs, this made the Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX FQ 320 as fast as the 2020 Audi A4 S4 3.0 V6 Turbo (4.4 secs) the 2020 Bentley Bentayga 4.0 V8 Turbo (4.4 secs) the 2020 Maserati Quattroporte Trofeo 3.8 V8 Twin Turbo (4.4 secs) the or the 2019 Jaguar F Type Supercharged 5.0 V8 (4.4 secs). This Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX FQ 320 is also faster than the 2021 Rolls-Royce Ghost Black Badge 6.6 V12 Twin turbo (4.5 secs) the 2021 BMW 2 Series M240i xDrive Cabrio 3.0 Turbo F23 (4.5 secs) the 2021 BMW 2 Series M240i xDrive 3.0 Turbo F23 (4.5 secs) the and the 2017 Maserati GranTurismo MC 4.7 V8 (4.5 secs).

Mercedes E Class 60 AMG 6.0 V8 W124 - [1993] image

Quarter Mile time is a close race between the Lancer and the 1993 Mercedes E Class 60 AMG 6.0 V8 W124

When talking about the performance of the Mitsubishi Lancer on the drag strip it can reach a quarter mile in an estimated 12.81 secs @ 106.8 mph. Similar performance down the quarter mile can be found with the the 1993 Mercedes E Class 60 AMG 6.0 V8 W124 (12.80 secs), the 2019 Toyota Supra GR RZ 3.0 Turbo (12.81 secs), and the 2017 BMW X6 xDrive50i 4.4 V8 F16 (12.81 secs).

Top Speed:

Modern performance cars are often artificially restricted to 155mph. The 2005 version of the Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX FQ 320 has a maximum speed of 157mph.

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Top Speed of the 2005 Lancer equals the 2020 KIA Stinger GT 3.3 V6 Turbo AWD (168 mph)

If maxing out your car on the AutoBahn is your thing and you're wondering what's faster than the 2005 Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IX FQ 320 then how about the 2020 KIA Stinger GT 3.3 V6 Turbo AWD (168 mph), the 2020 KIA Stinger GT2 3.3 V6 Turbo (168 mph), or the 2020 KIA Stinger GT 3.3 V6 Turbo (168 mph).

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