Mitsubishi Lancer Evo III group A (1995)
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1973: Mitsubishi Colt Lancer A73
1982: Mitsubishi Lancer A175A Turbo
1993: Mitsubishi Lancer RS Evo
1994: Mitsubishi Lancer Evo II
1995: Mitsubishi Lancer Evo III
1997: Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IV
1998: Mitsubishi Lancer Evo V
1999: Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VI

Monte Carlo rally '98: see video1, video2, video3

Specifications

Manuals and parts
Group/Class A/8 Homologation number: A 5469 (20/02 ET)
Years active 1994-1995 Homologation start: 1/4/1995
Homologation end: 31/12/2002
Engine
Type Mitsubishi 4G63T, straight 4cyl, 4 stroke located front transverse
Capacity 1997.4 cc WRC: x 1.7 = 3395.6 cc
Bore x Stroke (mm) 85.0 x 88.0
Compression ratio 8.5:1
Output power - torgue 300 HP / 6000 rpm 45.9 kgm (450 Nm) / 4500 rpm
Main bearings 5 of 61mm diameter connecting rod length between axis 150mm, big end bearing internal diameter 48mm
Materials block: cast iron 229mm height, fitted with twin counter-rotating balancer shafts cylinderhead: aluminium alloy, 132mm height
Cams/valves 2 overhead camshafts (DOHC), belt driven 4 valves/cyl - 16 valves total. 34.2mm intake valves diameter, 30.7mm exhaust valves diameter. 28.5o angle between inlet valve axis and vertical, 28.5o angle between exhaust valve axis and vertical. 1 coil sprint per inlet/exhaust valve. Operation with rocker arms
Aspiration Mitsubishi TD05H-16G "large" turbocharger (cast iron turbine 56mm diameter, aluminium compressor 68mm diameter) with air/water intercooler and 34mm turbo restrictor fitted, Mitsubishi ECI II multi point electronic fuel injection pressure: 2 bar
Ignition electronic, firing order 1-3-4-2
Cooling system watercooled 7.5 lt
Lubricating system wet sump with 1 oil cooler 4.5 lt
Transmission
Type four wheel drive 5 speed or X-trac 6 speed gearbox
Gearbox ratios 1st: 2.750/1 (33/12)
2nd: 1.684/1 (32/19)
3rd: 1.160/1 (29/25)
4th: 0.862/1 (25/29)
5th: 0.618/1 (21/34)
R: 3.167/1 (26/12 x 38/26)
1st: 2.986/1 (39/14)
or 1st: 2.571/1 (36/14)
2nd: 2.000/1 (34/17)
3rd: 1.591/1 (35/22)
4th: 1.304/1 (30/23)
5th: 1.087/1 (25/23)
6th: 0.920/1 (23/25)
R: 3.083/1 (14/12 x 37/14)
1st: 2.986/1 (39/14)
2nd: 2.000/1 (34/17)
3rd: 1.591/1 (35/22)
4th: 1.273/1 (28/22)
5th: 1.042/1 (25/24)
6th: 0.848/1 (28/33)
R: 3.083/1 (14/12 x 37/14)
Sequential: 1st: 2.615/1 (34/13)
2nd: 1.934/1 (31/16)
3rd: 1.500/1 (27/18)
4th: 1.190/1 (25/21)
5th: 0.958/1 (23/24)
6th: 0.800/1 (20/25)
R: 2.833/1 (17/12 x 34/17)
Diffrential ratio Center differential x Front differential
for 5 speed gearbox: 5.444/1 (37/29 x 64/15), 4.200/1 (63/15)
for 6 speed gearbox: 5.742/1 (26/16 x 53/15), 5.404/1 (26/17 x 53/15), 5.104/1 (26/18 x 53/15), 4.907/1 (25/18 x 53/15), 4.835/1 (26/19 x 53/15), 4.649/1 (25/19 x 53/15), 4.593/1 (26/20 x 53/15), 4.276/1 (25/19 x 52/16), 4.604/1 (39/27 x 51/16), 4.665/1 (38/28 x 55/16), 4.784/1 (37/29 x 60/16), 4.965/1 (39/27 x 55/16), 5.089/1 (38/28 x 60/16), 5.417/1 (39/27 x 60/16), 5.519/1 (38/28 x 61/15), 5.874/1 (39/27 x 61/15), 4.240/1 (24/20 x 53/15)
Transfer box: 1.091/1 (24/22) -> 1995+ replaced with 1.074/1 (29/27), 0.818/1 (18/22), 0.826/1 (19/23), 0.857/1 (18/21), 0.840/1 (21/25), 0.833/1 (20/24), 0.958/1 (23/24), 0.815/1 (22/27)
Rear differential: 3.909/1 (43/11), 4.222/1 (38/9), 4.625/1 (37/8), 3.545/1 (39/11)
Helical gears limited slip center differential, with one side/two homocentric outputs, 1st to the front limited slip differential housing, 2nd to hypoid spiral bevel gears transfer box. Viscous coupling clutch controls torque splitting between front differential and transfer unit. Transfer unit transfers torque to, hypoid spiral bevel gears, limited slip rear differential
Chassis-body
Type Steel monocoque CE9A chassis with roll-cage, 4 door saloon steel bodyshell with polypropylene bumbers and plastic rear airofoil
Front suspension macpherson strut with lower L wishbones, coil springs, Ohlins telescopic shock absorbers and anti-roll bar
Rear suspension "multi link" with 1 lower and 1 upper transverse links, 1 longitudinal link, coil springs, Ohlins telescopic shock absorbers and anti-roll bar
Steering system rack and pinion with hydraulic power assistance
Brakes front ventilated disks with 276mm disk diameter and 1 cast iron piston caliper, or 280/290/310/315/325/330/340/355/304/335/368/374/378mm disk diameter with 2/4/6 aluminium piston calipers.
Rear solid disk with 260mm disk diameter and 1 cast iron piston caliper, or ventilated disks with 276/280/290/310/315/325/330/340/355/304/335/368/374/378mm disk diameter with 2/4/6 aluminium piston calipers
dual circuit with servo, ratio split front to rear
Dimensions
length: 4.310 m (169.7 in) width: 1.695 m (66.7 in) height: 1.420 m (55.9 in)
wheelbase: 2.500 m (98.4 in) front track: 1.468m (57.8 in) rear track: 1.475 m (58.1 in)
Rims - tires 6 - 7 x 15" or 6.5 x 16" Michelin
Weight 1200 kg
Weight/power 4 kg/HP
Fuel tank 50 lt

Results in WRC

Statistics

1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 Total
Works
Races/wins 6/2 10/6 2 18/8
Entries/ finishes 11/7 17/12 2/0 30/19 (84.6%)
Others
Races +1 +1 +8 6 5 5 5 4 1 36
Entries/ finishes 1/1 5/3 14/9 16/9 15/6 10/3 7/3 8/2 1/0 77/36 (46.8%)
Total WRC results
Races/wins 7/2 10/6 9 6 5 5 5 4 1 54/8
Entries/ finishes 12/8 22/15 16/9 16/9 15/6 10/3 7/3 8/2 1/0 107/55 (51.4%)
Total points 59 99 22 4 184
(3.407 per race)
(1.720 per entry)

Races

Works team: Mitsubishi Ralliart

Season
Entry Rally event
Driver
Codriver
Team M.C SVE POR (KEN) T.dC (GRE) (ARG) N.Z (FIN) AUS (S.R) ESP RAC
Kenneth Eriksson
Staffan Parmander
works 5th 1st acci dent
Tommi Mäkinen
Seppo Harjanne
works 8th acci dent 1st 4th acci dent trans miss ion
Andrea Aghini
Sauro Farnocchia
works 3rd 5th
Kenjiro Shinozuka
Pentti Kuukkala
Mitsubishi Lancer Dealer Team 2nd
Total points
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59 9 11 6 10 17 6
Statistics
Works Starts/finishes 11/7 2/2 2/1 1/1 2/2 2/1 2/0
Others Starts/finishes 1/1 1/1

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In San Remo '96
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Turbo

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Compressor performance diagram of the TD05H-16G6 turbocharger

Drawings

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Engine

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