2011 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution MR
With its mobilise racing-inspired design, electronic driver helps and potent turbocharged power, the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution is one of the most capable high-performance sports sedans within the marketplace. But the lusty plead of this instantly recognizable 4-door is not limited just towards the North American market; the "Evo" has a rabid supporter consecutive around the world.
Two versions of the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution shall be offered within the U.S. market for the 2011 theory year: the GSR theory that features a short-throw 5-speed manual transmission along with a long list of regular features as well as several gained electronic driver helps incorporating the gained Super All-Wheel Control (S-AWC) full-time all-wheel momentum system and an even better equipped MR edition that incorporates Mitsubishi's remarkable 6-speed Twin Clutch Sportronic-Shift Transmission (TC-SST).
Mitsubishi's FUSE Hands-free Link System
This innovative technology provides users the proficiency towards access their Bluetooth-enabled cell telephone, iPod or USB momentum with the tone of their voice. By consuming mere voice instructions, users can earn hands-free telephone calls and play their favorite singles via performer, genre, album or playlist. What's many, the Gracenote® software that recognizes the names of musical artists and their singles can be updated for free so that as consumers add increasingly novel melodies, the FUSE system shall recognize these novel voice commands.
Real-Time Traffic (RTT)
A very convenient and informative real-time traffic (RTT) occasion has been plus the available 40GB HDD navigation system.2011 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution MR
The Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution's expend system has been tuned for an even many sporty-sounding expend note.
Sporty-looking Rear Spoilers
All Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution GSR theories already incorporate a wide rear spoiler at none additional pricing towards the consumer, with the MR version obtaining a fashionable low-key rear lip spoiler.
USB auxiliary input
Every Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution features a convenient USB port that is easily accessed interior the storage bin between the two front seats.
Aggressive Racing Car-Inspired Styling
Automotive enthusiasts - specially fans of motorsports - possess long appreciated the distinctive and aggressive body ropes that possess been a trademark aspect around the years for the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution sports sedan. The latest 10th-generation car persists towards bring this trend but does so with a design aesthetic that is arguably the most cultured interpretation of this legendary high-performance sports sedan's long and storied sporting history.
Inspired via the air intakes onto jet fighters, the tall and thick gates of the car's front fascia not alone lend the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution an imposing face but also flow vast volumes of air into the engine compartment towards provide beneficial cooling towards the radiator and intercooler, assisting towards maximize power production. Vents located above the lightweight aluminum hood and onto the sheetmetal aft of the front wheels are as functional as they are fashionable as they assistance towards evacuate hot air from within the engine compartment.
Protruding fenders at everybody four corners, a relatively tall beltline that slopes slightly downward towards the front of the vehicle and the car's short rear deck lid everybody mix towards grant the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution a attitude that is both muscular and attractive-looking.
A tall trunk lid-mounted rear spoiler (GSR model) or a low-profile rear lip spoiler (MR model) round out the 2011 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution's exciting race car-inspired outer styling.
Exhilarating Turbocharged/Intercooled 2.0-Liter Engine
The well-engineered 4B11 T/C engine is at the heart of every Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution's fast-paced athleticism - it can get the pulse racing of even the most jaded automotive enthusiast with its ultra-quick acceleration and loads of immediate power onto tap at seemingly any degree of the tachometer's rev range.
Though alone 2.0-liters (1,997 cc) within displacement, this hearty DOHC 16-valve inline-4 powerplant consists of an all-aluminum engine block and cylinder brain (for high-strength and light weight) and a bore and stroke that both quantity precisely 86.0 mm (3.4 in.), making it a "square" design as its bore-stroke ratio is 1.0. Power ratings for this engine are 291 horsepower at 6,500 rpm with a full 300 lb.-ft. of torque caused at a much lower 4,000 rpm. Mitsubishi Innovative Valve timing Electronic Control system (MIVEC) works onto both the intake and expend camshafts for optimized power production and cleaner expend emissions. This turbocharged/intercooled engine's compression ratio is 9.0:1.
Short-Throw 5-speed Manual or Rapid-Fire 6-speed Twin Clutch Sportronic-Shift Transmission
As regular machinery onto the 2011 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution GSR, the 5-speed manual gearbox is a driver's delight.
Its shift lever navigates across the gates with rifle bolt-like accuracy with each short, convincing throw. The driver shall also encounter that the lightweight clutch pedal operates within a allied manner. The functionality of both the shifter and the clutch pedal award the driver with a tall degree of mechanical feel - precisely what one needs from a high-performance sports car.
But whilst the smooth campaign and tactile feel of the manual transmission located within the GSR theory bids convincing operation, the hard-core driving enthusiast shall certainly opt for the high-tech transmission covered within every Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution MR model.
Mitsubishi's revolutionary Twin Clutch Sportronic Shift Transmission (TC-SST) is nothing short of an engineering marvel.
The TC-SST lets the driver towards do shifts within a proportion of the moment that they could be served with a regular manual transmission. The system also lets the driver towards earn these shifts via the console-mounted shift lever or even many conveniently via magnesium steering wheel paddle shifters. What's many, this close-ratio 6-speed Twin-Clutch Sportronic Shift Transmission can operate within a fully automatic mode, just want the usual automatic transmission. In either manual or automatic mode, each up or down shift occurs instantaneously with none perceptible lag moment, with the engine management system "blipping" the throttle with every downshift, same the engine and transmission speeds perfectly.
Supercar Performance from Super All-Wheel Control (S-AWC)
Mitsubishi's Lancer Evolution has always been known for its unheard of handling prowess. But the gained electronic driver helps onto the latest generation vehicle - specially the company's wonderful Super All-Wheel Control (S-AWC) system - possess robbed the Evolution's route hugging maneuverability towards an astonishingly tall level.
Super All-Wheel Control (S-AWC) is not one specific machine but a network of technologically-advanced dynamic systems that constantly communicate with each else towards provide optimized tractability. These incorporate Active Stability Control (ASC), an Active Center Differential (ACD), an Active Yaw Control (AYC) rear differential, and Sport ABS brakes. Working within concert, Super All-Wheel Control (S-AWC) modulates torque delivery towards each wheel within real-time for maximum control.
The Active Stability Control (ASC) incorporates the vehicle's traction dominate and stability dominate systems and serves towards standardise brake drag and engine power distribution at each specified wheel.
The Active Center Differential (ACD) consumes an electronically-controlled hydraulic multi-plate clutch towards fork engine torque (up towards 50:50) between the front and rear wheels. This routing of engine power between the front and rear of the vehicle is desperate via data compiled from a flavor of sensors incorporating specified wheel speeds, throttle gate, steering wheel angle, and the vehicle's lateral and longitudinal positioning.
Acting within a allied manner towards a traditional limited-slip differential, the Active Yaw Control (AYC) rear differential utilizes a planetary gear differential, yaw rate sensor and brake drag dominate via the Active Stability Control (ASC) system towards dominate rear wheel torque for sweetened traction and stability within slippery route moods and fast cornering.
And thank you towards gained brake pressure and yaw rate sensors, the Sport Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) serves the driver towards maintain better steering dominate onto slippery surfaces or below very heavy braking.
Advanced Sport-Tuned Chassis and Suspension
A greatly rigid flesh, powerful but lightweight fractions and a superbly-tuned independent suspension system earn up the base of every Lancer Evolution.
The Evo's platform features considerable consume of ultra-strong yet lightweight high-tensile iron along with a hood, greenhouse and front fenders calm fully of lightweight aluminum. Mitsubishi engineers cleverly spaced the car's battery and windshield washer fluid tank within the trunk towards assistance sweeten overall vehicle weight distribution.
The suspension consists of a McPherson model strut (inverted strut) design at the front of the vehicle with a multi-link suspension used at the rear. To sweeten unsprung weight, the dominate arms for both the front and rear suspensions are constructed of forged aluminum. Another Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution powerful suit is its incredible braking proficiency, thank you towards a Brembo braking system that consumes 4-channel Sport ABS with Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD) and wide ventilated rotors at everybody four corners (13.8-in. diameter with 4-piston calipers up front and 13.0-in. diameter with 2-piston calipers within back). The Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution MR model's brakes are even many gained as they utilise a two-piece rotor design for decimated weight. Super-sticky 245/40R18 Yokohama ADVAN asymmetrical operation tires packaged round 18 x 8.5-in. wheels (Enkei® cast-alloy onto the GSR and BBS® forged-alloy onto the MR) round out the ultra-high-performance componentry and design that earn this sensational operation car every bit as capable onto the racetrack as it is comfortable for driving within the actual world.
World-Class Daily Driver
Having made its mark onto the earth within motorsports competition incorporating multiple championships within the grueling World Rally Championship (WRC) whereas soldiers battle it out onto courses that incorporate sand, gravel and paved routes, the latest Lancer Evolution is a delightful vehicle towards live with onto a daily cornerstone thank you towards its excellent ergonomics and thoughtful amenities.
Supportive yet comfortable RECARO® front bucket sports seats profession well for either rapid journeys or long daily commutes, whilst a sumptuous-sounding 6-speaker 140-watt AM/FM/CD/MP3 audio system with digital gesture processor, cruise dominate, automatic climate dominate, remote keyless entry and power windows, side mirrors and door locks assistance earn extended moment rear the wheel very pleasurable.
A Touring package is also available for the MR that consists of a power glass sunroof; leather seating surfaces for the RECARO® seats; sweetened tone insulation; rain-sensing wipers; automatic on/off headlamps and heated front seats and door mirrors.
Advanced Safety Technologies
The 2011 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution features several innovative safety technologies towards assistance protect everybody of the vehicle's occupants.
Every Evolution is talented with Mitsubishi's next-generation Reinforced Impact Safety Evolution (RISE) unibody platform that, within the happening of side or rear crashes, serves towards dissipate energy away from the vehicle's residents towards sweeten safety from injury; the RISE system also serves towards protect the gasoline system from rear impacts.
Seven air packs are also included: Advanced dual front air pack additional restraint system (SRS) with resident sensors, front seat-mounted side-impact air packs, side curtain air packs and a driver's side knee air bag. A Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) and anti-lock braking system (advanced Sport ABS covered onto the Lancer Evolution) with Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD) are also included.
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