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Mitsubishi FTO Super Touring Car
Mitsubishi FTO Super Touring Car
Appears in Gran Turismo 4
Gran Turismo PSP
Gran Turismo 5
Gran Turismo 6
Type in GT5 ST[1]
Interior in GT6 Simple[2]
Manufacturer Mitsubishi
Displacement 1998 cc
Drivetrain 4WD[3]
Aspiration Turbo
Engine 6A12TT tuned by Gran Turismo
Max Power 423 BHP
Performance Points 552 PP
Length 4465 mm
Width 1805 mm
Height 1230 mm
Weight 980 kilograms (2,200 lb)
Power/Weight Ratio 2.32 kg (5.1 lb) per horsepower

The Mitsubishi FTO Super Touring Car is a Race car produced by Mitsubishi. It first appeared in Gran Turismo 4, replacing the Mitsubishi FTO LM Race Car, which appeared in Gran Turismo 3: A-Spec.

ColorsEdit

There are seven colors to choose from for this car:

  • Green (#1)
  • Black (#2)
  • White (#3)
  • Silver (#5)
  • Yellow (#6)
  • Red (#7)
  • Blue (#8)

In-game descriptionEdit

"A super touring spec that was made under the concept "FTO Evo"."


In Mitsubishi's long history, probably its most stylish front-wheel-drive sports cars remains the 2nd-generation FTO. Debuting in 1994 as a 2-door 4-seater, the FTO won fans with its distinctive macho wheel arches, but unfortunately, production came to an end in 2000.

For a short period, Mitsubishi toyed with the idea of a new evolution in the FTO line-up, and even presented a radically tricked-out dandelion-yellow FTO at the 1998 Tokyo Motor Show. So the Gran Turismo team ran with that idea and created an FTO evolution with super-touring specs.

The engine is the same familiar turbocharged 4G63-type 2L DOHC inline-4 as before. Tuned for durability rather than excessive power, the engine produces around 394 BHP. But by way of compensation, the car generates considerable torque at low-to-medium revs, making it easy to drive.

The exterior was made wider to accommodate the wide tyres. The charming 'Coke bottle' lines have been emphasised in this version. A large spoiler was mounted in the rear, generating substantial downforce. And with the addition of the front lip spoiler and side skirts, the rectification of airflow under the car was improved. Due to the FTO's smaller overall profile compared to the Lancer Evolution, a high top speed is expected.

The drive system is designed for a touring car but still employs full-time 4WD. However, the drivetrain does not incorporate any of the high-tech AYC/ACD devices found on stock Lancer Evolutions. Instead, the same active torque-split system actually used in WRC races is installed for better durability. This is the next evolution of the FTO.

AcquisitionEdit

GT4Edit

This car can be won from the Tokyo Route 246 300km endurance race.

GTPSPEdit

The car may randomly appear in the Mitsubishi Dealership. Once it's available for purchase, the player can buy it for 1,000,000 Credits.

GT5Edit

The FTO Super Touring Car can be purchased from the Used Car Dealership for 970,000 Credits. It is a Level 16 Standard Car. For unknown reasons, the driver numbers on this car are absent unlike in GT4 and GTPSP.

GT6Edit

This car can be purchased from the Mitsubishi Dealership for 1,000,000 credits. It has a simple interior. The driver numbers on this car return, after being absent in GT5.

TriviaEdit

  • The car features Omega Boost as the sponsor, which is a reference from the PS1 game developed by Polyphony Digital.
  • Car number #4 is skipped from the car, most likely due to the number being considered unlucky in East Asia. As four in Japanese and Chinese is "shi" and "si", respectively, which sound similar to the Japanese and Chinese for "death".
  • In Gran Turismo 4, this car was classified as a 1997 model.

GalleryEdit

NotesEdit

  1. Appears as a Standard Car in Gran Turismo 5
  2. Appears as a simple car in Gran Turismo 6
  3. Four-Wheel Drive

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