Introducing the 2006 Mitsubishi LANCER EVOLUTION IX for Motorsport
Mitsubishi Motors proudly announces the further evolved 06MY Lancer Evolution IX, a race-based vehicle primarily designed to compete in motor sports events throughout the world, including Europe where STEP-4 emissions regulations are strictly enforced. With the goal of elevating motor sports fans’ already extremely high regard for this rally-inspired legend, enhancements for 2006 focus on "higher levels of performance and driving quality,"
Among the new features that are now standard equipment are a high-performance BREMBO braking system featuring Sports ABS (Anti-lock Braking System) with EBD (Electronic Brake-force Distribution), power windows and power door mirrors, MOMO leather-wrapped steering wheel, a fully automatic air conditioner, and a full exterior redesign, all of which significantly elevate the Evo IX’s premium value.
A simple yet aggressive new front-end design serves the dual purpose of improving body aerodynamics and enhancing cooling of the new MIVEC turbocharged engine. The new rear-end design re-enforces the aggressive overall image, while the rear carbon-fiber spoiler’s new hollow horizontal wing improves handling performance by lowering the center of gravity.
Driving performance has been significantly improved though adoption of a highly responsive new MIVEC (Mitsubishi Innovative Valve timing Electronic Control) turbocharged engine, which produces a flatter, smoother torque curve for refreshingly exhilarating driving enjoyment.
The new MIVEC engine’s turbo also features the world’s first magnesium compressor and titanium turbine turbocharger for mass-produced vehicles, contributing to the engine’s unequalled combination of high performance and fuel efficiency, yet ensuring full compliance with STEP-4 emissions regulations.
Sold exclusively through Ralliart Inc., the Lancer Evolution IX will be available in the competition oriented RS model configuration, in either left- or right-hand drive. Since the Lancer Evolution IX is geared for competition, it will neither be warranted nor homologated for general production. In order to participate in competitions, the vehicle" needs to be warranted to meet FIA regulations.
New front-end design
The new front bumper was designed to present an impression of strength and stability, while inspiring the same image as the rally machine. A new intercooler intake duet improves both cooling efficiency and overall design. Halogen headlamps with black extensions are consistent with the high-quality design, solidifying the impression of fearless aggression.
New rear bumper design
Totally appropriate for the renowned Evo series, the new rear bumper’s integrated diffuser improves rear aerodynamics while adding to the model’s racer image.
ENKEI light alloy wheels
ENKEI 17" x 8.0JJ light alloy wheels reduce unsprung weight. The sporty design and dark gray tone promote an image of driving strength and handling stability.
BBS forged alloy wheels (OPT B54)
Renowned BBS 17" x 8.0JJ forged alloy wheels appeal to driving purists while also helping to reduce unsprung weight.
Large carbon-fiber rear spoiler
The large carbon-fiber rear spoiler forces the air-flow upwards, increasing down force for greater handling stability.
As the rear spoiler is constructed entirely of carbon-fiber composite. the following conditions may appear: wavy surface; contrasting dark and light knit pattern; Inconsistent spacing; undulating fibers; partially cloudy-white; partially red or yellow due to light refraction; and/or air bubbles within fibers. Please be advised that the above are all normal conditions and do not denote any Inferiority of materials used.
The redesigned cockpit features a MOMO leather-wrapped steering wheel and fully automatic air conditioner as standard equipment.
Newly standard interior features include one-touch anti-trapping power windows, color-keyed inner door handles, and central door-locking system.
Note: This photo shown is Japanese market model. Actual interior will include cloth insert door trims, 2-DIN center panel, fully automatic air conditioner, and rear center 3-point ELR/ALR seatbelt.
4G63 MIVEC engine
The powerful and highly efficient 4G63 MIVEC engines adaptation of variable valve timing mated to the improved turbocharger enhances performance across the rpm range, from practical low-rev starts to dynamic high-rev racing. In addition to producing high response throughout a flat torque curve, MIVEC has additionally reduced fuel consumption by 3%. Thanks to feedback from WRC competition, the turbocharger’s diffuser section has been lengthened to improve torque in low to mid-rpm ranges" ensuring quicker acceleration response as an added benefit. The world’s first magnesium compressor and titanium turbine enhances the full range of turbo response, improving both starting and passing acceleration, while helping reduce overall weight. The new engine also complies with STEP-4 emissions regulations.
2.0-liter 16-valve DOHC MIVEC with intercooled Turbocharged
The opening and closing timings of the intake valve continuously vary according to the engine revolution and load. The efficiency of volumetric air intake boosts torque at low and high speeds to improve fuel economy and minimizes exhaust emissions.
Utilizing technologies proven in WRC competition, the Evolution IX’s turbocharger allows the advanced MIVEC engine to pack even more air and fuel into the cylinders, significantly improving the engine’s power-to-weight ratio for greater acceleration throughout the rpm range. Modification to the shape of the diffuser section further enhances supercharge response at low- to mid-range speeds.
Magnesium compressor and titanium turbine
Adopting magnesium instead of aluminum for the compressor wheel dramatically improves the full range of supercharging response, while improving starting and passing acceleration and reducing overall weight.
Extensive research and development, added to feedback from WRC competition, has succeeded in ‘significantly reducing overall weight. An all-aluminum roof plus aluminum side-door impact bars lower the center of gravity for more stable, accurate handling performance. An added benefit of the all aluminum roof is increased overall rigidity. Other weight-reducing measures include the carbon-fiber rear spoiler, magnesium turbocharger. Light alloy forged wheels (option) and aluminum hood.
Aluminum side impact bars
Aluminum roof panel
Suspension system with new BILSTEIN shock absorbers
Developed in the grueling conditions of the WRC, the Evo IX’s high-performance suspension featuring front McPherson struts with coil springs and stabilizer bar, backed by multi-links plus stabilizer bar in the rear, can handle any and all types of driving conditions. Weight reduction is achieved through the use of forged aluminum arms" A high-performance BREMBO braking system ensures fade-free stopping power. BILSTEIN shock absorbers were selected to improve road-holding performance across a wider range of road surfaces. These high-performance shock absorbers ensure that tires transfer engine power and stick to the road, while increasing high-speed cornering stability and reducing braking nose dives.
Sports ABS with EBD
The Evolution IX’s Sports ABS controls each wheel independently, optimizing braking force as well as braking stability. Cornering performance is also enhanced, thanks to a steering wheel-angle sensor that constantly detects steering status while varying braking force during cornering. Optimized ABS braking performance is the result of using steering wheel-angle sensors, plus front/ rear/side G-force sensors, to precisely detect and compensate for actual driving conditions.
Model Line-up and Color Chart
|Model Code||Price Class||Engine||Transmission|
|CT9ASNDFZL||CT9ASNDFZR||RS||1,997 cc 16-valve DOHC MIVEC
|Interior Trim Code (Basic Colour)||Normal seats|
and Color Code
|P23||Red Solid <P23>||Available|
|W37||White Solid <W37>||Available|
|Seat Covering||Fabric (Black)|
|Door Trim||Cloth Insert (Dark Gray)|
|Headlining||Non-woven Fabric (Light Gray)|
|Floor Carpet||Needle Punch Velour (Gray)|
Standard and Optional Equipment
|2.0-lilter 16-valve DOHC MIVec intercooled turbocharged
ECl-MULTI engine (4G63)
(complies with step-4 emissions regulations)
Waterspray for intercooler
Magnesium compressor and titanium turbine turbocharger
Engine oil cooler (air cooler)
|5-speed manual transmission (closed ratio type)|
|Front McPherson strut suspension with
Aluminum front lower arms
Inverted type shock absorbers
A and G point cross bars
Rear multi-link suspension with
Aluminum rear suspension arms
Front strut tower bar
|Brembo braking system|
|Front 17” ventilated disc brakes with 4-pot calipers
Rear 16” ventilated drum-in-disc brakes with 2 pot calipers
8” + 9” master vac brake booster
Sports ABS with EBD
|Tires and wheels|
T125/70D17 high pressure spare tire
17” x 8.0JJ ENKEI M.A.T processed light alloy wheels
Front limited-slip differential
Active center differential
Rear limited-slip differential
Rear end cross bar
|Aluminum hood with air outlet
Multi-lensed halogen headlamps with clear outer lenses
Headlamp extensions (dark argent)
Amber turn signals
New design color-keyed from bumper with integrated intercooler air intake duct
Front bumper extension
Green laminated windshield
Fixed intermittent windshield wipers and washers with mist function
Aluminum front blistered fenders
Front large-type under cover with brake cooling air guide
|Aluminum side impact bars
Blacked-out door sashes
Black electronically controlled door mirrors
Black outer door handles
Large-type full carbon rear spoiler
Rear window defoggers
New design colour-keyed rear bumper with integrated diffuser
Rear fog lamp
High-mount stop lamp on rear shelf
Rear combination lamp extensions (black)
Large tail pipe
|Black-colored Instrument panel
MOMO leather-wrapped steering wheel
Driver’s and front passenger’s SRS front airbags
Leather-wrapped gearshift knob with dark titanium-painted panel
mph and km/h speedometer (270 km/h)
Headlamp leveling device
Digital quartz clock
Fuel empty warning lamp
Rear fog lamp indicator
Seatbelt warning lamp
Fully ,automatic air conditioner
Standard floor console box
Audio accommodation kit (harness. 2 speaker garnish)
|Central door locking system
Child-protection rear door locks
Anti-trapping power windows
One touch power window operation (driver’s side only)
Formed-type door trims
Color-keyed inner door handles
Front door pockets
|Front-faced fabric seats
Front seat sliding and reclining adjusters
Front 3-point ELR seatbelt anchors
Fixed low-back rear seat
Rear 3-point ELR/ALR seatbelt x3
|Sun visors (2 pcs) with vanity mirror and lid/ticket holder
Day-and-night rearview mirror
Front passenger’s retractable assist grip (1pc)
|Trunk lid opener
Fuel lid opener
|Trunk room lamp
Needle punch floor mat
|AK1||Bilstein Shock Absorbers|
|B54||17” BBS forged alloy wheels|
|BG9||Tire repair kit (spare tireless)||Please collect the empty sealant bottles from your dealers and/or customers after usage due to national regulations of chemical waste disposal|
Major Specifications and Dimensional Views
|Drive system||Full-time 4WD|
|Dimension and weight (mm, kg)|
|Minimum turning radius||5.9|
|Type||1.997cc 16-valve DOHC MIVEC Intercooled
with magnesium compressor and titanium turbine turbocharger
|Bore x stroke||85.0 x 88.0|
|Max. output (EEC net) kW(PS)/rpm||206 (2801/6,500)|
|Max. torque (EEC net) N.m(kg-m)/rpm||355(36.2)/3,500|
|Fuel supply system||Eel-MULTI
Multi-point fuel injection)
|Fuel type/tank capacity (liters)||Unleaded premium/55|
|Front||McPherson strut with inverted-type shock absorbers; stabilizer bar and aluminum lower arms, A and G point cross bars|
|Rear||Multi-link with stabilizer bar; aluminum suspension arms|
|Front||BREMBO 17” ventilated discs (4-pot)|
|Rear||BREMBO 16” ventilated drum-in discs (2-pot)|
|Tires and Wheels|
|Tires (front and rear)||235/45R17|
|Wheels (front and rear)||ENKEI 17” alloy wheels (8JJ)|
|Note: These specifications are subject to change without notice|
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