The Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VI has now achieved a prominent place in motoring history, mainly thanks to the successes of its racing version in WRCin his hands Tommi Makinen. THE Finn conquered 4 championships with the Japanese brand, and the last one was with the VIthe 1999.
To honor these driver successes with the company, the Mitsubishi released the special Evo VI RS Tommi Makinen Edition, and even more special Tommi Makinen ‘Monte Carlo’ Editionwhich constitutes the rarest Evo in history.
One of the few five copies of this model, released to celebrate the third win of in the machines in the Monte Carlo Rallyis now set to auction from Iconic Auctioneersin Great Britain.
The car was registered by Ralliart UK at July 11, 2001and for his years he has done a few kilometers, since the odometer reads 5,630 km.
In addition to the rarity that governs it, the model also has upgrades compared to the “simple” Evo VI, such as turbo from titaniumthe lower poststhe most fast steering systemthe upgraded exhaustthe new ECUthe redesigned front for better coolingand the original 17 inch wheels from Enkei.
Plus, it came from the factory with the first stage engine upgrade her Ralliart UKwhich offers better acceleration, betterreaction in the press of throttle and overall improved drivability.
New, the model performed approx 280 PSwith power being sent to all four wheels via a 5high-speed, mechanical gearbox.
And the amount expected to fetch this rare “little gem”? About 120,000 poundsthe 138,000 euros at today’s exchange rate.
THE auction will take place on February 24in the Stoneleigh Park of Coventry, at United Kingdom.
Photo Source: Iconic Auctioneers
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