Part Mitsu, Part Ginsu: Going Turbo in Ryan Gates’ 311RS Mitsubishi Evo X [Video]
Even though its continuing presence in the U.S. car market continues to appear more than a little tenuous, we really,reallyhopeMitsubishiis here to stay. Why? Because of theLancer Evolution, silly! Assuper sedansgo, it’s probably the most agile and most affordable game in town. Sure, it hasn’t been updated since new car reviews were painted on cave walls (at least, it feels like it’s been that long), but that’s the compromise you make.
But what if you didn’t have to compromise when choosing to rock anEvo X? That’s the question Minnesotan racer/tunerRyan Gatesasked himself, and he responded with the311RS, a sharper, angrier reinterpretation ofMitsubishi’s mighty mite that’s being built in a run of 11 examples. And theDrive network’sMatt Farahmanaged to score some track time in one, that lucky so-and-so…