Mitsubishi Evo VI RS

£50,000

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Details

  • £50,000
  • 11,900 Miles
  • Reg Date: 1999

Here we have the hugely desirable and Increasingly collectable Evolution VI Lightweight Motorsports RS Model. This car was previously sold by us to its last collector owner in 2013, since which, its lived in a Carcoon. It was a model only ever available in the UK as a Grey Import.

This AS NEW CONDITION RS was Imported as a brand new vehicle in to the UK and first registered here on 16th September 1999 on a V plate,  with a genuine 11,900 miles dry miles since. 

Manufactured for Motorsport use the RS model was widely used worldwide for Rally use just 726 were produced, no one knows the number that remain.  The RS – “rally sport” featured a Close-ratio 5-speed, minimal interior, rally suspension, Quick Steering Rack, 1.5 Way LSD, Shortened close-ratio 5-speed transmission, Titanium Turbine Impeller. Enkei Wheels and Brembo Brakes were available as option.

This car has never been used competitively, purely summer road miles and last used in 2005. The vehicle is standard other than the option Brembo calipers and 17″ OZ Racing alloy wheels. A Stainless Steel Exhaust system is currently fitted to allow the car to be started routinely.

A previous EVO Expert owner spent 18 months searching for a RS in exceptional condition with a view to enhancing the car with a comprehensive concours preparation. This Evo VI RS has never been accident damaged. All the panels are the original factory paintwork.

Concours preperation to the chassis components commenced early 2006 to the standard you can see in the photos. The car has been SORN registered since April 2006.

Moorland Classic Cars assisted with the Chassis enhancement work along with Glyn O’Donnell Carnoisseur Auto Detail for the Swissvax paintwork detailing work. The standard of finish is truly breathtaking, this is the best example of any Evo we have  seen in the UK, probably the best in the World, you could not find a better one!

The Evo VI RS symbolises the end of an Era and Tommi Makinen’s association with Mitsubishi his first win in 1996 at Rally Sweden in a Lancer Evo III. From that point on he dominated the sport for four years, winning 18 rallies and back to back titles in 1996, 1997, 1998 and his last in 1999 in the Evo VI RS!

A Comprehensive History file comes with this RS.

Call the Showroom on 01384 442369, or Ian 07801 389439  for further Information or to arrange a viewing.

Part Exchanges welcome too of course.

Ralliart Homologation Details for The Lancer Evolution VI RS

http://www.ralliart.com/content/dam/ralliart/jp/grn/homologation/data/A5585-01_LancerEvo6.pdf

 

 

 

 

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