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Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution
First introduced in 1992, the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution has proven to be one of the most popular and venerable of the Mitsubishi line of high performance sports cars. The Evolution, which is sometimes referred to as simply the Lancer, was originally intended only for the Japanese market, but it success in Europe and the US has allowed this vehicle to enjoy ten generations and counting.
The emphasis of the Lancer series is performance, thus the emphasis on engine designs with plenty of horsepower. However, many in this series also boast deluxe interior packages and leather seats as options as well. Comfort is an important factor with the Lancer Evolution series as well as variety with coupe, convertible and sedan versions available.
The 21st Century Line of the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution
Mitsubishi Evolution 7 EVO VII:
Based on the larger Lancer Cedia platform, the EVO VII was first introduced in 2001. It was heavier than its predecessor and used an active center differential along with a more limited slip differential. Plus, a new automatic drive train was installed as well.
Mitsubishi Evolution 8 EVO VIII:
Arriving in 2003, the EVO VIII was supposed to be a “one-off” model, but in remained in production for two years thanks to its popularity in the US. Sporting more upgrades, including using carbon fiber parts, the EVO VIII was the first model to be sold in the US.
Mitsubishi Evolution 9 EVO IX:
Released in 2005, the EVO IX incorporated a revised turbocharger design and boosted the power of the engine while reducing the overall weight of the vehicle. Going from 0 to 60 mph in 4.2 seconds, this version is quite powerful as well as popular.
Mitsubishi Evolution 10 EVO X:
The current line of the Lancer Evolution, this version boasts a 2 liter, 291 hp engine, all-wheel control, and a twin clutch Sportronic shift transmission as an optional feature. This version is seemingly more compact, yet it offers all the latest features while boasting substantial performance capabilities.
The Impact of Carbon Fiber Technology
Carbon fiber or CF auto parts have become more popular in the past decade thanks to the use of twill weave technology. Today, carbon fiber parts are more than twice as strong as steel, yet weigh less than 1/4th the amount. What follows are the carbon fiber parts available for the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution series.
- Air Hood Scoop Duct
- Air Intake Box Scoop
- Eye Lids & Eyebrows
- Interior Dash Panel Cover
- Side Door Pillars Panel
- Eye Lids & Eyebrows
- Side Mirror Covers Shell
- Rear Roof Spoiler Visor
- Roof Shark Fin drag
- Boot trunk Spoiler Lip
- Rear Trunk Spoiler Wing
Scopione carbon fiber automotive parts are available for the Mitsubishi EVO series, as well as many other makes and models.