Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IV group A (1997)
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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
Development level
Group A
Group N
Production

Also called Mitsubishi Carisma GT
See details about model name Lancer/Carisma

Specifications

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Group/Class A/8 Homologation number: A 5559
Years active 1997-1998 Homologation start: 1/1/1997
Homologation end: 31/12/2005
Engine
Type 4G63T, straight 4cyl, 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 8.5:1
Output power - torgue 300 HP / 6000 rpm 51 kgm (500 Nm) / 3500 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 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 valve axis and vertical, 28.5o angle between exhaust valve axis and vertical. Operation with rocker arms. 1 coil spring per valve
Aspiration Mitsubishi TD05HR-16G6-9T twin schroll turbocharger (aluminium compressor 68mm diameter, inconel turbine 56mm diameter) with intercooler and 34mm turbo restrictor fitted. Post Combustion Control System (anti-lag system), Mitsubishi ECI II multi point eletronic fuel injection pressure: 2 bar
Ignition mapped electronic, firing order 1-3-4-2
Cooling system watercooled 6 lt
Lubricating system wet sump with oil cooler 5.2 lt
Transmission
Type four wheel drive 5 speed manual or 6 speed sequential gearbox INVECS type shift
Gearbox ratios manual, 1st: 2.785/1 (39/14)
2nd: 1.950/1 (39/20)
3rd: 1.407/1 (38/27)
4th: 1.031/1 (33/32)
5th: 0.761/1 (32/42)
R: 3.416/1 (26/12 x 41/26)
manual, 1st: 2.785/1 (39/14)
2nd: 1.950/1 (39/20)
3rd: 1.444/1 (39/27)
4th: 1.096/1 (34/31)
5th: 0.825/1 (33/40)
R: 3.416/1 (26/12 x 41/26)
sequential, 1st: 2.833/1 (34/12)
2nd: 2.063/1 (33/16)
3rd: 1.684/1 (32/19)
4th: 1.381/1 (29/21)
5th: 1.174/1 (27/23)
6th: 1.000/1 (24/24)
R: 3.250/1 (14/12 x 39/14)
Diffrential ratio front 4.529/1 (77/17), 4.875/1 (78/16), from 4.667/1 (56/12) to 3.714/1 (52/14), transfer box 0.301/1 (16/53), from 0.760/1 (19/25) to 1.000/1 (20/20), rear 3.307/1 (43/13), 3.909/1 (43/11), 4.222/1 (38/9), 4.625/1 (37/8) Helical gears epicyclical center differential, with one side/two homocentric outputs, 1st to the front torsen (version 2) differential housing, 2nd to hypoid spiral bevel gears transfer box. Active hydro/electronically controlled viscous coupling clutch (Active Control Differential or ACD) controls torque splitting between front differential and transfer box. Transfer unit transfers torque to hypoid spiral bevel gears, limited slip rear differential
Clutch dry, triple plate carbon disk 230mm diameter
Chassis-body
Type Steel monocoque CN9A chassis with roll-cage, front and rear subframes. 4 door saloon steel bodyshell with polypropylene bumbers and rear airofoil
Front suspension macpherson strut with lower L wishbones, coil springs, Ohlins telescopic shock absorbers and anti-roll bar 10-40mm diameter
Rear suspension "multi link" with upper wishbone, 3 transverse (1 lower, 2 central) and 1 lower longitudinal links, coil springs, Ohlins telescopic shock absorbers and anti-roll bar 10-40mm diameter
Steering system rack and pinion with hydraulic power assistance
Brakes front and rear ventilated disks, 280-330mm diameter with 12/8/6/4 aluminium piston calipers dual circuit with servo, adjustable ratio split front to rear
Dimensions
length: 4.330 m (170.5 in) width: 1.690 m (66.5 in) height: 1.395 m (55.9 in)
wheelbase: 2.510 m (98.8 in) front track: 1.490 m (58.7 in) rear track: 1.490 m (58.7 in)
Rims - tires 7x15" - 16" Michelin
Weight 1230 kg
Weight/power 4.1 kg/HP
Fuel tank 51 lt

Results in WRC

Statistics

1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 Total
Works
Races/wins 14/4 5/2 1 20/6
Entries/finishes 22/16 14/11 1/1 37/28 (75.7%)
Others
Races +3 5 4 +2 2 2 4 1 23
Entries/finishes 7/5 9/4 9/5 6/0 3/1 2/1 2/1 4/1 1/1 46/19 (41.3%)
Total WRC results
Races/wins 14/4 8/2 4 4 3 2 2 4 1 43/6
Entries/finishes 28/21 23/15 9/5 6/0 4/2 2/1 2/1 4/1 1/1 80/47 (58.8%)
Total points 134 58 192
(4.465 per race)
(2.400 per entry)

Races

Works team

  • works: Mitsubishi Ralliart
  • works1: Marlboro Mitsubishi Ralliart
Season
Entry Rally event
Driver
Codriver
Team MC SVE KEN POR ESP TdC ARG GRE N.Z FIN IND S.R AUS RAC
Tommi Mäkinen
Seppo Harjanne
works 3rd 3rd diff eren tial 1st 1st acci dent 1st 3rd acci dent 1st radi ator 3rd 2nd 6th
Richard Burns
Robert Reid
works 2nd tran smis sion susp ens ion 4th 4th 4th 4th 4th
Geof Argyle
Raymond Bennett
Ralliart New Zealand eng ine
Brian Green
Stuart Jenkinson
Palmerston North Vehicle Importers 18th
Uwe Nittel
Tina Thörner
Team Mitsubishi Ralliart Germany 7th
Malcolm Stewart
Mike Fletcher
21th
Stephen Pilcher
John van der Velden
27th
Daryl Sosa
Stirling Hamersley
29th
Richard Gough
Tony Beddoes
drive shaft
Total points
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134 8 8 9 10 10 10 15 7 14 7 8 16 12
Statistics
Works starts/finishes 22/16 1/1 1/1 2/1 2/1 1/1 1/0 2/1 2/2 2/1 1/1 2/1 1/1 2/2 2/2
Others starts/finishes 7/5 4/3 1/1 1/1 1/0

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Active center differential (ACD)

Turbo

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Compressor performance diagram of the TD05HR-16G-6 twin scroll turbocharger

Drawings

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Engine

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