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Mitsubishi Evo 8

2003 Mitsubishi Evo 8 HKS Race Car Side (TRB-02)

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Side car photo of the modified 2003 Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 8 race car built and tuned by HKS. The entire outer shell was constructed out of carbon fiber and the engine was tuned to 552 horsepower.

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Mitsubishi Evo 8

HKS Powered 2003 Mitsubishi Evo 8 Race Car (TRB-02)

Dubbed the TRB-02 which literally stands for Tsukuba Record Breaker (TRB), this modified 2003 Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 8 race car was built and tuned by HKS. The 4G63 engine was tuned to 552 horsepower and the entire outer shell was constructed out of carbon fiber. The vehicle was purposely built to break the Tsukuba Circuit fastest tuner-car time which driver Nobuteru Tanaguchi did with a super-lap time of 54.739 seconds.

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Car News, Palatov DP4

Palatov DP4 Track Race Car

The Palatov DP4 is a track-ready, open-air, light-weight track car featuring a Chromoly TIG welded frame, Ohlines non-adjustable shocks, Wilwood 10.25″ vented brakes with 4-piston calipers, Quaife ATB differential, advanced under-body aerodynamics, a long arm double wishbone suspension, a form-fitted BBS seat, 13″ x 8″ wheels with Hoosier racing tires and a six-point racing harness. The Palatov DP4 is powered by a variety of motorcycle engines with typical configurations using 1.0 liter or 1.3 liters that produce anywhere from 175 to 200 horsepower. An optional all-wheel drive system is also available that allows the use of high power turbocharged engines of over 300 horsepower. Typical weights for the Palatov DP4 are in the 800 to 900 lbs (360-410 kg) range resulting in exceptional performance. Pricing for the Palatov DP4 ranges between $30,910 and $55,460 depending on options.

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