Mitsubishi Lancer Evo III group A (1995)
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1973: Mitsubishi 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

Also called Proton Wira
Monte Carlo rally '98: see video1, video2, video3

Specifications

10080 units built
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Manuals and parts

Group/Class A/8 Homologation number: A5469 (20/02 ET)
Years active 1995-1996 Homologation start: 1/4/1995
Homologation end: 31/12/2002
Engine
Type Mitsubishi 4G63T, straight 4 cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine 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 8.9:1, 8.5:1
Output power - torgue 300 HP / 6000 rpm 45.9 kgm (450 Nm) / 4500 rpm
Main bearings forged steel crankshaft with 5 main bearings 61mm diameter, big end journal diameter 45mm connecting rod length between axis 150mm, big end bearing internal diameter 48mm, aluminium alloy piston with 35mm compression height
Materials block: cast iron 229mm deck height, fitted with twin counter-rotating balancer shafts cylinderhead: cross flow aluminium alloy with hemispherical combustion chambers, 131.9mm 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/exhaust valve axis and vertical. 1 coil sprint per inlet/exhaust valve. Operation with rocker arms
Aspiration Mitsubishi TD05H-16G-7 turbocharger (12 blades cast iron turbine 49.1/56mm in/out diameter, 6+6 blades aluminium compressor 48.3/68.2mm in/out diameter), air/air intercooler with dual water injection device with 35.4/40 lt water tank capacity located in the trunk (rear), and 34mm turbo restrictor fitted, Mitsubishi ECI II Multi multipoint electronic fuel injection. pressure: 2 bar
Ignition transistorized with ignition maps in ECU, firing order 1-3-4-2, spark plug Denso W22ETR-L8 or NGK Racing R737610 No. 4457 M14x19mm-21mm spanner, 12V battery
Cooling system jacketed watercooled with pump, radiator, 320mm diameter-4 blades fan and thermostat 7.5 lt, alternative additional 15 lt water tank for brake cooling, intercooler and screenwash
Lubricating system wet sump with 1 oil cooler 4.5 lt
Transmission
Type four wheel drive 5 speed or X-trac 6 speed manual gearbox with internal oil pump for lubrication
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)
X-trac, dog: 1st: 2.786/1 (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)
X-trac, dog: 1st: 2.786/1 (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 1.276/1 (37/29), front differential 4.200/1 (63/15), transfer box 1.074/1 (29/27), rear differential 3.909/1 (43/11).
X-Trac, 6 speed: Center differential 1.625/1 (26/16), 1.529/1 (26/17), 1.444/1 (26/18), 1.368/1 (26/19), 1.300/1 (26/20), 1.389/1 (25/18), 1.316/1 (25/19), 1.444/1 (39/27), 1.357/1 (38/28)
Front differential 3.533/1 (53/15), 3.25/1 (52/16), 3.1875/1 (51/16), 3.4375/1 (55/16), 3.750/1 (60/16), 4.067/1 (61/15)
Transfer box: 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: 4.222/1 (38/9), 4.625/1 (37/8), 3.545/1 (39/11)
Gearbox outputs torque to parallel helical gears center differential, with two homocentric outputs on the same side, 1st to upper parallel helical gears friction discs limited slip front differential through hollow shaft, 2nd to lower spiral bevel gears transfer box through solid shaft. Viscous coupling clutch controls torque splitting between front differential and transfer unit. Transfer unit transfers torque to hypoid spiral bevel gears friction discs limited slip rear differential
Clutch dry single plate, 225mm diameter
Chassis-body
Type Steel monocoque Mitsubishi CE9A chassis with front and rear cross member sub-frames for suspension, and 30.5/31/32.5/33kg SCM430 steel (D38.1x1.6 and D28.6x1.6mm) roll-cage or 38kg SCM430 steel (D38.1x1.8mm) roll cage, 1996: 42.5kg steel (D38.1x1.8mm) or 38.2kg (D38.1x1.6mm) roll cage. 4 door saloon steel bodyshell steel doors and rear bonnet, aluminium front bonnet, polypropylene bumpers and plastic rear airofoil
Front suspension macpherson strut with lower 'L' wishbones, coil springs, Ohlins telescopic shock absorbers and anti-roll bar 10 to 40mm diameter
Rear suspension "multi link" with 1 lower transverse arm, 1 upper link or 'Λ' arm, 1 longitudinal trailing link, coil springs, Ohlins telescopic shock absorbers and anti-roll bar 10 to 40mm diameter
Steering system rack and pinion with hydraulic power assistance 10.3/1 ratio
Brakes Front ventilated disks with 276mm disk diameter and 2 cast iron pistons caliper 42.9mm diameter, rear solid disk with 260mm disk diameter and 1 cast iron piston caliper 34.9mm diameter.
Front/rear: ventilated discs 276/280/290/310/312/313/315/323/325/330/340/355/335/368/374/378mm disk diameter with 6 aluminium piston calipers 2x27+2x31.75+2x38.1mm pair pistons diameter, or 4 aluminium piston calipers 38.1/(2x38.1+2x44.5)mm diameter, 2 x 2 aluminium piston calipers 38.1/44.5mm diameter, or 2 x 4 aluminium piston calipers 2 x (2x25.4+2x31.75)mm piston pairs diameter (dual calipers per disc)
1996: ventilated discs 304mm diameter, 4 aluminium piston calipers 38.1/41.3/44.5mm diameter
dual circuit with Jidoshakiki vacuum servo, ratio split front to rear. Cooling devices for water cooled calipers with 4 or 10 lt water tank capacity. Front ducts for discs air cooling. Calipers stone protection shields
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", ET +46 wheel offset, 4 x M12 studs on Pitch Circle Diameter 114.3mm, centerbore 67.1mm Michelin 205/55R16"
Weight (production 1100 kg) 1200 kg
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 3 19/8
Entries/ finishes 11/7 17/12 3/1 31/20 (64.5%)
Others
Races +1 +2 +8 6 4 5 5 4 1 35
Entries/ finishes 1/1 9/4 13/9 16/9 13/5 10/3 7/3 8/2 1/0 78/35 (44.9%)
Total WRC results
Races/wins 7/2 10/6 9 6 4 5 5 4 1 54/8
Entries/ finishes 12/8 22/15 16/9 16/9 13/5 10/3 7/3 8/2 1/0 109/55 (50%)
Total points 59 99 26 4 188
(3.481 per race)
(1.724 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
M9 MRE
works 5th
Kenneth Eriksson
Staffan Parmander
M7 MRE
works 1st
Kenneth Eriksson
Staffan Parmander
K4 MRE
works acci dent
Tommi Mäkinen
Seppo Harjanne
M5 MRE
works 8th acci dent
Tommi Mäkinen
Seppo Harjanne
M10 MRE
works acci dent
Tommi Mäkinen
Seppo Harjanne
M8 MRE
works 4th
Tommi Mäkinen
Seppo Harjanne
K5 MRE
works trans miss ion
Tommi Mäkinen
Seppo Harjanne
L4 MRE
works 1st
Andrea Aghini
Sauro Farnocchia
M6 MRE
works 5th
Andrea Aghini
Sauro Farnocchia
K7 MRE
works 3rd
Kenjiro Shinozuka
Pentti Kuukkala
HA7863
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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4WD system

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