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Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX FQ-360

Mitsubishi has announced a new more powerful version of its Lancer Evolution IX sports car for the British market. So far, there has been no word if the car will come to other parts of Europe or here to North America. A development of the FQ-340, the new FQ-360 features a 366 hp version of Mitsubishi's 2.0-litre turbo engine. The Engine Control Unit (ECU) has been fully reprogrammed to create a car that delivers 366bhp at 6887rpm and 363lb ft of torque at 3200rpm. The torque output is the key to this car's character. The peak output of 363lb ft is 8lb ft more than the FQ-400 produced and is delivered 2200rpm lower down the rev range. It's also 18lb ft more than the FQ-340. The car will sprint from 0-60mph in an estimated 4.1sec and top 160mph. It will cost '£35,504 in the UK. Gallery after the jump...