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Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IV GSR '96
Mitsubishi Lancer Evo IV 1996
Appears in Gran Turismo (RM)[1]
Gran Turismo 2 (RM)[1]
Gran Turismo 3: A-Spec
Gran Turismo 4
Gran Turismo HD Concept
Gran Turismo PSP
Gran Turismo 5
Gran Turismo 6
Gran Turismo Sport Update Icon[2]
Type in GT5 ST[3], PR[4]
Interior in GT6 Detailed[5]
Manufacturer Mitsubishi
Displacement 1997 cc
Drivetrain 4WD[6]
Aspiration Turbo
Engine 4G63 IV Sirius engine
Max Power 273 BHP
Performance Points 442 PP
Max Torque 260.38 ft-lb
Length 4330 mm
Width 1690 mm
Height 1415 mm
Weight 1,350 kilograms (3,000 lb)
Power/Weight Ratio 5.09 kg (11.2 lb) per horsepower

The Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IV GSR '96 is a Road car produced by Mitsubishi. It appears in every main Gran Turismo game to date. Although not initially available in Gran Turismo Sport, it was later introduced as part of Update 1.19, released on May 30, 2018.

ColorsEdit

The player can pick five colors when they buy this car.

  • Scotia White
  • Steel Silver Metallic
  • Pyrenees Black Pearl
  • Palma Red
  • Ijssel Blue Pearl

In-game descriptionEdit

"Incorporating electronic AYC; the 4th generation Lancer Evo with 276 BHP."

The Lancer Evolution series that had continued through the Evo I, II, and III took a major leap forward in May 1996. With the full model change of the base Lancer sedan, the true second generation of the Evo series, the Lancer Evolution IV was born.

The mounting position of the 4G63 was flipped around 180 degrees, and the output now reached 276 HP, with maximum torque also improved to 260.3 ft-lb. But the most significant change was the introduction of the electronically controlled AYC (Active Yaw Control), which now replaced the mechanical LSD in the rear differential of previous models.

Following thereafter the Lancer Evo V appeared in January 1998. This Lancer Evo V was given a bigger size class body than the previous Lancers, to meet WRC[7] specifications.

While its rivals took full advantage of the WR car regulations which started in 1997, the Lancer Evo stuck to fighting on as a Group A car and the introduction of a wide body was an obvious necessity. The engines maximum torque was improved to 274.8 ft-lb, and some changes were implemented, such as[8] using a helical LSD for the front differential, and inverted dampers for the suspension.

In January 1999 of the following year, an even more advanced Lancer Evo VI appeared. External differences with the V were minor, but the internals had thoroughly matured as a road going sports car, with a further refined engine and suspension.

The first anniversary model ever in the Lancer Evo series appeared in December 1999, based on this Lancer Evo VI. Commemorating the first 4 consecutive WRC championships wins ever by Tommi Makinen, the Tommi Makinen edition appeared in a limited production run of 2500 cars. This model was given a large front spoiler along with other special parts, as well as[9]having a revised suspension stroke and quicker steering which were geared more for on-road driving. This was the final and ultimate model in the 2nd generation Lancer Evolution series.


AcquisitionEdit

GT1Edit

This car can be bought at the Mitsubishi New Cars Dealership for 23,940 Credits. A special colored variant of this car is the prize for winning the 4WD Challenge. The special colored variant has a chance of 1/2 (50% of probability) to come as a prize car. In addition, this car is available from the start in Arcade Mode, where is classified as an A-Class Car, but only in the NTSC-J version of the game.

GT2Edit

This car can be bought at the Mitsubishi Used Cars Dealership for around 23,500 Credits.

GT3Edit

This car can be bought at the Mitsubishi dealership for 29,980 Credits. It can also be won by getting all gold in the Evolution Meeting in Beginner League or by winning the Japanese Championship in Amateur League where it has a 25% chance of being won.

GT4Edit

This car can be bought for approximately 10,400 Credits in the Late 90's Used Car Showroom. The price may vary depending on the mileage.

GT HD ConceptEdit

The player can unlock this car after getting a time of 1:42.000 or better in Time Trial with the Honda INTEGRA TYPE R '04. A tuned version of this car is also available upon clearing Time Trial with all cars in the game.

GTPSPEdit

This car can be purchased for 30,000 Credits.

GT5Edit

As a Premium car, the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IV GSR '96 can be purchased from the Dealerships for 30,000 Credits. It can also be made a Standard car instead by importing it from Gran Turismo PSP, but it can only be used in Arcade Mode. Both cars are Level 4.

GT6Edit

This car can be purchased for 30,000 Credits. It is a detailed car.

GT SportEdit

This car can be purchased in the Mitsubishi section of Brand Central for 30,000 Credits.

PicturesEdit

NotesEdit

  1. Available to be Race Modified
  2. Available as part of a post-release update
  3. Appears as a Standard Car in Gran Turismo 5
  4. Appears as a Premium Car in Gran Turismo 5
  5. Appears as a detailed car in Gran Turismo 6
  6. Four-Wheel Drive
  7. Misspelt as "WRX" in the game.
  8. Misspelt as "ad" in the game.
  9. Misspelt as "has" in the game.