This Evolution has been extensively modified into a top-level drag car capable of running eight-second quarter-mile times. It uses an LSX V-8 engine with a 91-millimeter Turbonetics turbocharger attached, but retains its all-wheel drive system.

Just over 185 mph. If you're curious how an Evo can generate that insane time and speed, we're here to tell you its through one massive turbocharger to create prodigious power.

English Racing's Drag Evo X posted its quickest time in the Semifinal Elimination of the Stick Shift class at 8.059 seconds at 184.37 mph.

So there's a little bit difference in power the Evo 8 has 206 kilowatts whereas the Evo 9 has 214 kilowatts mainly due to my back being added to the Evo 9 and a slightly bigger turbo.

Why did Mitsubishi discontinue the Lancer and Lancer Evolution? As efficiency and versatility became increasingly important to consumers

Fact is the Evo's 122 horsepower per liter easily bests the STI's 102 horsepower per liter. But it's not that simple either, as another important ratio to examine is weight to power.

Despite the brand's planned return to motorsports and the resurrection of Mitsubishi's Ralliart Racing Division, the “Evo” will remain in the past, at least for now.

Beyond the pure speed and handling prowess, the Evo is also popular and desirable due to the “raw” nature of its performance. While many modern cars are more then capable of similar turns of speed

f you're in the market for a Japanese sports car, there are plenty of options to choose from.f you're in the market for a Japanese sports car, there are plenty of options to choose from.

Some sellers are asking big money for certain ultra-low mileage Evolution models, with some professionally modified or ultra-clean examples offered for more than $50,000.

So, it created the Lancer Evo Final Edition. 1000 were made for Japan, Motor Trend reports, and 1600 for the US. At the time, the MSRP was $37,995.

Although there have been 10 Mitsubishi Lancer Evo generations, only 3 made it to the US. The first, Jalopnik and Hagerty report, was the 2003 Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VIII.

Though EVO is all capitalized, it isn't an acronym. Instead, it picks up on a naming scheme from the Lamborghini Huracan racing series specifically with the Huracan Super Trofeo EVO.