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Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VIII RS specs

Car type 4-door saloon
Curb weight 1375 kg (3031 lbs)
Power / weight 200 ps (197 bhp) / t
Torque / weight 269 Nm (198 lb-ft) / t
Introduced 2003
Origin country Japan
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Top speed 240 kph (149 mph)
0 - 100 kph 5.0 s
0 - 100 mph 13.2 s
Est. 1/8 mile 8.7 s @ 82.6 mph
1/4 mile 13.5 s @ 101.9 mph

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Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VIII RS acceleration graph


Engine type turbocharged and intercooled DOHC 16-valve inline-4, iron block and al
Displacement 2.0 l (122 ci)
Power 275 ps (271 bhp / 202 kw)
Torque 370 Nm (273 lb-ft)
Power / liter 137 ps (136 hp)
Transmission 5 speed manual
Layout front engine, all wheel drive

Laptimes 1

Track Time
Tsukuba 1:04.15

Lancer Evo VIII RS rivals

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Anthony  4y ago

I'm sorry but that Tsukuba time is not possible. I run on Tsukuba all the time in an Evo. The best an 8RS would do on road tyres would be around 1:06 with a pro driver.

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ACE SHAH  7y ago


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Inline 6 rules  7y ago

Where are the power and torque datas come from? They are totally bullshit! Every JDM Evo is rated at 280 PS since the Evo IV! And starting with the Evo V every JDM Evo is more powerful than 280 PS. This car is rated at 280 PS (300-320 PS in the reality) and has a torque of 392 Nm. The 275 PS and the 370 Nm is the US spec Evo VIII which is slightly detuned. Please correct it! Thanks!

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BumRush  8y ago

Its still hard...Extremely hard to believe that Tsukuba Time.

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Wads  9y ago

Yes the Tsukuba time checks out.... the video on youtube states that the RS is stock and confirms the 1:04 time.

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BumRush  9y ago

Again, another suspect lap.

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Anonymous  9y ago

Will someone please verify this lap time?

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YuZi  9y ago


The Production EVO VII is only 1.3 seconds slower than the Z-tune time you're talking about. I dont think shaving off 0.7-0.8 secs of the laptime is an impossible task.

I think this is a perfectly legit time. Do not remove it!

Maybe the EVOs 7-9 were just too much car for the money.

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Anonymous  9y ago

erase that tsukuba time!!!!!!!!!!

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Anonymous  9y ago

Its a shame they do not have regulators who confirm stock or tuned cars whenever ANY time is recorded and the manufacturer would have to pay an automatic fee for this to go along with renting the track. Then noone could ARGUE the fact!!

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Anonymous  9y ago

that TsuKuba lap time is total BullShit!!!

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Georg  9y ago

who realy belives that the Tsukuba time was driven by a stock production Evo VIIIRS?
Only half a second slower than the $175,000 Nismo Skyline R34 GT-R Z-Tune with 215hp MORE and 120ft.lbs MORE torque on production tires...


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