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2013 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution GSR

Quick Corners And Long Goodbyes Editor's Note: While driving the Mitsubishi Evolution in the slush and snow of a Michigan winter is a fine enterprise, photographing it in such conditions is usually not fruitful. That's why you'll notice a slight disparity between our wintry text and sunny, Arizona-based photographs of the subject car. Rest assured, both the review vehicle and the photo car are of the same basic Evo GSR flavor. It was a dreary, gray, barely sufferable winter morning in Ann Arbor, MI. Temperatures hovering just over 30 degrees allowed for snow or rain or some combinat... Read More

Vital Stats

Engine:
2.0L Turbo I4
Power:
291 HP / 300 LB-FT
Transmission:
5-Speed Manual
Base Price:
$35,490
As-Tested Price:
$39,885
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