For the 2009 archetypal year, Mitsubishi appear the Lancer Ralliart -- the most recent accession to the Lancer family. The car is powered by a fresh 2.0-liter DOHC MIVEC intercooled and turbocharged agent that develops an estimated 235 horsepower. The agent is akin to Mitsubishi's Twin Clutch-SST gearbox, featuring chiral and automated about-face modes.
The Lancer Ralliart is positioned between the regular Lancer sedan and the new Evolution X. The car is visually distinguished by a more aggressively styled front bumper design, rear bumper cover, dual outlet muffler and a lightweight aluminum, ducted hood that delivers cooling air to the turbocharger.
The Lancer Ralliart's full-time 4WD driveline appearance Mitsubishi's Active Centermost Cogwheel (ACD). The ACD assemblage employs an electronically controlled multi-plate clamp centermost differential, vectoring drive torque to the advanced and rear according to altered active conditions.
The Lancer Ralliart is positioned amid the approved Lancer auto and the fresh Evolution X. The car is visually acclaimed by a added aggressively styled advanced bonanza design, rear bonanza cover, bifold aperture muffler and a failing aluminum, ducted awning that delivers cooling air to the turbocharger.
Available equipment and options include: Recaro seats, 650 watt Rockford Fosgate 9-speaker audio system, Sirius satellite radio, power sunroof, and a 30 GB Hard Drive Navigation system.HID headlights,
However, powering the Ralliart is a abundantly defanged (say, one incisor) adaptation of the Evo's mill. Using the aforementioned block, but with a 6500-rpm redline (instead of 7K), a single-scroll turbocharger (instead of the twin-jobber), a abate intercooler and its own assimilation tract, the Ralliart delivers 237 hp at 6000 rpm, 54 beneath than the Evo's 291 hp at 6500 rpm. The torque numbers are analogously belt-tightened (253 lb-ft from 300), but the bead in aiguille rpm is interesting, activity from 4400 revs to 3000. That's a added advantageous reduction. Particularly accustomed that the Ralliart is about 130 pounds lighter than an Evo with a agnate transmission.