Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X FQ-400 [Reviews]

Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X FQ-400 is the fastest and most extreme version of the Mitsubishi Motorsport car. With 403bhp and torque 387lb.ft offer its advanced, lightweight aluminum 2.0-liter turbocharged MIVEC (Mitsubishi Innovative Valve timing Electronic Control) gasoline engine with the FQ-400 has reached a standstill to 62 miles per hour in about 3 , 8 seconds before the electronically limited to 155 mph - allowing.

Traction and handling

Make sure that the power of CF-400 is a good use Mitsubishi's super sophisticated All Wheel Control (S-AWC) all-wheel drive system that appropriates the power to the wheels that can best be used, giving the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X FQ -400 absolutely sensational cross-country performance.
The S-AWC combines a number of electronic systems that improve the performance of CF-400 and security with Active Stability Control and Active Center Differential, Active Yaw Control and Sport ABS giving the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X FQ-400 incredible skill in cornering, traction and grip. Depending on conditions, the driver can select the best set-up for S-AWC system, three options - Tarmac, Gravel and Snow - to be offered through the button on the steering wheel and instrument shown in the central cab.

Cornering stability

Increase the ability to take curves FQ-400 is even more about his parents CF is a wider track and lowered suspension with Eibach springs and Bilstein shocks. 18-inch light alloy wheels shod nine Toyo Proxes R1r improve the adhesion of the CF-400, in response sharpest curves on the way to a more incisive. The agility and performance based on a revised braking using alloy aircraft quality aluminum and sealed floating discs grabbed by high performance pads.

Fully loaded

Standard equipment on the top model Lancer Evolution X is complete, the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X FQ-400 comes with hands-free Bluetooth phone connection, a CD player with 30 gig hard drive, DVD satellite navigation and privacy glass. Central locking remote services, such as automatic headlights and wipers increase the ease of CF-400 in use, offers great performance is not at the expense of public services. As his parents Lancer Evolution X has comfortable seating for five years and a lot of useful size, the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X FQ-400 offers all the comforts of standard sedan, which is based on - but with the explosive yield potential.

Setting the standard

Standard does not mean, however, instead of the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X FQ-400 is a standard setter, whose performance is measured by a rival, and many exotic cars and sports cars that cost a lot of super-multiples of € 49 999 of its list price. Available in June 2009, the FQ-400 will be covered by a three-year / 36,000 mile warranty.

Extreme Power

To get an incredible 403bhp 2.0-liter Mitsubishi has been a significant central control has made the FQ-400. Breakdown Motorsport high-flow injectors are mounted on an aluminum cylinder head, turbocharger and a new hybrid is equipped. Specific demands of the turbocharger features a low friction, high temperature turbine thrust bearing, and strengthened to increase response and reduce turbo lag. The supply air to the turbocharger, improves performance and efficiency has been improved intercooler, exhaust gas of engine power through a 3-inch diameter high-flow stainless steel tubes and catalyst before leaving through a tube drain in the center.
Mitsubishi has remapped the engine control unit (ECU) extensively for over 500 hours of development, so that its 2.0-liter turbo engine produces not only his extraordinary production, but do it with excellent driveability. Acceleration FQ-400 is stunning, pulls hard through the gears, regardless of speed. When the maximum torque 387lb.ft offered only 3500 rpm, Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X FQ-400 is also capable of running through the city traffic, because it takes a special stage of the rally.

A 'wink' to Evo VI

Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X FQ-400 looks every bit of refugees rally also gives a strong "snap" to the styling cues of the legendary Evolution VI, and builds on the already aggressive style of his parents Lancer Evolution X FQ .

A highly ventilated hood to escape the heat of the FQ-400 turbo and a new composite front bumper light incorporating "Jet Fighter" grille Mitsubishi characteristics of carbon fiber elements at the edges. Additional lighting and high intensity discharge (HID) line the nose of the CF-400, said his aggression reinforced by a drop of 30 mm in height before. Skirts secondary compounds, a redesigned rear bumper with a diffuser on the rear spoiler carbon fiber that incorporates a stretch of Gurney and "vortex generator" ceiling all help to manage airflow and cooling.
Behind the lightweight 18-inch nine spoke alloy wheels, it is possible to see the Alcon brakes at the front, while the tires Toyo Proxes R1R point FQ-400 has become stronger with their aggressive tread "Smart Cut" . Inside, the driver is held firmly against the FQ-400 sensational accelerative, braking and cornering forces of the seats Recaro sport bucket, the flagship Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X FQ-also get a 400 delivered and brake Hand carbon fiber speed button.

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