Friday 31st January 2003
Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) launched the Lancer Evolution VIII sports sedan in Japan. Features included a high-performance 2-litre intercooler-turbocharged engine, a 6-speed close-ratio gearbox and MMC’s advanced all-wheel traction control system. Available in three trim levels, the Evolution VIII GSR was priced at JPY3,298,000, the RS 5-speed manual transmission model JPY2,740,000 and RS 6-speed gearbox model JPY3,160,000. MMC targeted total sales of 5,000 units.