Mitsubishi Lancer A174A group 2 (1980)
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Also called Mitsubishi Lancer EX and Mitsubishi Lancer 1600 GSR


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Group/Class 2 Homologation number: 5787 and A5143
Years active 1980 Homologation start: 1/1/1980 and 1/5/1983
Homologation end: 31/12/1981 and 31/12/1989
Type Mitsubishi Mitsubishi 4G32, straight 4cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine located front longitudinal
Capacity 1597 cc WRC: 1597 cc
Bore x Stroke (mm) 76.9 mm x 86.0
Compression ratio 9.5:1
Output power - torgue
Main bearings forged steel crankshaft with 5 main bearings 57mm. Big end bearings journal diameter 45mm. Silent Shaft Technology, 2 counterbalancing shafts that rotated in opposite directions, cancelling the power pulses inherent in an inline four-cylinder engine big end bearing 48mm diameter, aluminium piston 34mm compression height. Piston rings 2/2/4mm, piston pin 19mm diameter
Materials block: cast iron, 87.5 mm bore spacing cylinderhead: cross flow aluminium alloy with hemispherical combustion chambers
Cams/valves single overhead camshaft (SOHC), belt driven 2 valves/cyl. - 8 valves total, 38 mm inlet valve diameter, 31 mm exhaust valve diameter
Aspiration natural, 2 x Mikuni 28-32 DIDSA carburetors
Ignition electronic, firing order 1-3-4-2, 12V battery
Cooling system jacketed watercooled with pump, radiator, 340 mm diameter-7 blades fan and thermostat 6 lt
Lubrication system wet sump 4 lt
Type rear wheel drive Mitsubishi KM119, 5 speed manual gearbox
Gearbox ratios constant: 1.556/1 (28/18)
1st: 3.44/1 (31/14)
2nd: 2.00/1 (27/21)
3rd: 1.32/1 (22/26)
4th: 1.00/1
5th: 0.85/1 (17/31)
R: 3.67/1 (33/15 x 15/14)
Diffrential ratio 3.55/1 (39/11), 3.91/1 (43/11), 4.22/1 (38/9), 4.63/1 (37/8), 4.88/1 (39/8), 5.29/1 (37/7) hypoid spiral bevel gears rear differential
Clutch dry single plate 202mm diameter
Type steel monocoque Mitsubishi A174A chassis. 2 or 4 door saloon bodyshell.
Front suspension mcpherson strut with one lower transverse arm and a longitudinal radius rod, coil springs, telescopic shock absorbers and anti roll bar
Rear suspension live axle with 2 lower longitudinal radius links, 2 upper semi trailing locating (45o) links, coil springs and telescopic shock absorbers
Steering system recirculating ball (no servo) 3.5 turns lock to lock
Brakes front solid discs 229 mm diameter with 1 piston caliper 51.1 mm diameter. Rear solid discs 228mm diameter with 1 piston caliper 38.1mm diameter dual circuit with vacuum servo
length: 4.225m (166.3") width: 1.612 m (63.5") height: 1.385 m (54.5")
wheelbase: 2.440 m (96.7") front track: 1.335 m (52.6") rear track: 1.325 m (52.2")
Rims - tires steel or aluminium alloy 5J x 13" 165 SR x 13
Weight 950 kg
Fuel tank 50 lt
Drag coefficient 0.49

Results in WRC


Works team: Mitsubishi Motors

Entry Rally event
Team M.C (SVE)
Entry list
Morrie Chandler
Don Campbell
Nicky Porter
Dave Wilford
Oakley for Colt Cars 26th
Total points
1 1
Others starts/finishes 2/2 1/1 1/1

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