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 Saturn 4G32, straight 4cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine located front longitudinal with 4o inclination
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 connecting rod length between centers 153.7mm, big end bearing tunnel diameter 48mm, aluminium alloy piston with 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, 23o angle between inlet and exhaust valve axis
Aspiration natural, 2 x Mikuni 28-32 DIDSA carburetors
Ignition electronic with contact breakers, 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 3.91/1 (43/11), 4.22/1 (38/9), 4.63/1 (37/8).
Only in group 1/2: 3.55/1 (39/11), 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. 4 door saloon steel bodyshell with steel doors, steel front/rear bonnets, and polypropylene front/rear bumpers
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, 15.1/1 or 18.1/1 ratio
Brakes front solid discs 229/232mm diameter with 1 cast iron piston caliper 51.1 mm diameter. Rear solid discs 228/231mm diameter with 1 cast iron piston caliper 38.1mm diameter dual circuit with Jido Shakiki 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
Julio Pardo
Morrie Chandler
Don Campbell
Nicky Porter
Dave Wilford
Oakley for Colt Cars 26th
Total points
1 1
Others starts/finishes 3/3 1/1 1/1 1/1

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