Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VII (1:18, AUTOart)

  • Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VII (from 2003)
  • AUTOart
  • 1:18
  • Showcase model / No engine
  • yellow
  • In near mint condition
  • Original packaging does not exist
  • Not for sale
 
modelcar Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VII produced by AUTOart 1:18 2

Iconic History of the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution VII

Oh, the beauty of the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution VII, a car that was produced between 2001 and 2003 and represented the seventh generation in the iconic Evolution lineup. This magnificent machine was born from the high-performance needs of the World Rally Championship (WRC), and it quickly gained a cult following among car enthusiasts worldwide. Originally developed by Mitsubishi Motors, the Lancer Evo VII boasted a robust 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-four engine, known as the 4G63 engine, generating 276 horsepower. Its all-wheel-drive system provided exceptional grip and handling, making it a formidable opponent both on and off the race track.

Detailed Features and Tuning Magic

The design and engineering marvel of the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution VII was the brainchild of Ayumu Doi and Kazuhiko Sahashi. The seventh generation came with advanced technology, like Active Center Differential (ACD) and Super Active Yaw Control (S-AYC), which enhanced handling and performance. The model you've got, a 1/18 scale by AUTOart, faithfully captures the essence of this beast. Notable tuning companies like HKS, founded in 1973 in Japan, often played a significant role in enhancing the Evo's performance with parts like exhaust systems, intercoolers, and ECUs. If your miniature shows aftermarket rims, there's a good chance they might be Volk Racing TE37 mags, renowned for their lightweight and strength.

Captivating Appearance and Collectible's Charm

The model car in 1/18 scale by AUTOart stands out with its vibrant lime green color, perfectly replicating what might have been a custom paint job on the original. The bright green hue makes every contour and angle of the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution VII pop, from the aggressive front bumper to the rear spoiler. The precision in detailing extends to the clear headlights, the intricate mirrors, and the exhaust tips. Even the interior is crafted meticulously, capturing the sporty ambiance of the original Evo VII. The rear wing is a significant visual highlight, demonstrating the car’s racing heritage.

Neo Import in Pop Culture

Although the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution VII hasn’t made specific prominent appearances in major blockbuster films with this lime green paint, the Evolution series is immortalized in various racing video games and car culture documentaries. Its predecessor, the Evo VI, had its moment of fame in the "Fast & Furious" franchise, driven by Paul Walker's character, Brian O'Conner. The Evolution VII, with its stellar performance and cult following, is remembered fondly by import car enthusiasts and continues to be a sought-after collectible in its model form. Display your 1/18 scale model by AUTOart proudly, as it not only represents an engineering marvel but also a significant piece in the evolution of high-performance rally-bred cars.







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