Mitsubishi releases Evolution X FQ-330 SST

Mitsubishi releases Evolution X FQ-330 SST

Mitsubishi Evo X fq

Mitsubishi is at it again with a new even higher-spec version of its current EVO X hero model. Made for the European market the Mitsubishi Evolution X FQ-330 SST pumps power up to 242kW at 6,500rpm and churns torque up to 437Nm at a comfortably mid-range 3,500rpm. That’s enough to shoot the beastie to 100km/h in 4.4 seconds, thanks in part to the smooth and quick SST twin-clutch transmission.

The FQ-330 SST joins the FQ-300 SST, rated at 217kW and 407Nm and good for 4.7 seconds to 100kph. Both are governed electronically at 250km/h max speed. For existing FQ-300 SST owners, the car can be upgraded to FQ-330 spec via a ‘power upgrade pack.’

All the extra power in the FQ-330 comes from an improved intake and exhaust and an ECU remap. The replacement intake goes further than the filter element and housing, but includes a new intercooler piping kit and a racing suction pipe. The exhaust is upgraded from the downpipe through the tailpipe, including new high-flow catalytic converters.

Other key features of the FQ-330 SST include Mitsubishi’s special S-AWC AWD system, 18in Enkei alloys, Brembo brakes, Eibach springs, Bilstein shocks, Recaros and satellite navigation. If all this still isn’t enough, never fear, there is rumours of a FQ-400 in development.

The Mitsubishi Evolution X FQ-330 SST has just gone on sale in the UK.

Mitsubishi Evo X fq

Mitsubishi is at it again with a new even higher-spec version of its current EVO X hero model. Made for the European market the Mitsubishi Evolution X FQ-330 SST pumps power up to 242kW at 6,500rpm and churns torque up to 437Nm at a comfortably mid-range 3,500rpm. That’s enough to shoot the beastie to 100km/h in 4.4 seconds, thanks in part to the smooth and quick SST twin-clutch transmission.

The FQ-330 SST joins the FQ-300 SST, rated at 217kW and 407Nm and good for 4.7 seconds to 100kph. Both are governed electronically at 250km/h max speed. For existing FQ-300 SST owners, the car can be upgraded to FQ-330 spec via a ‘power upgrade pack.’

All the extra power in the FQ-330 comes from an improved intake and exhaust and an ECU remap. The replacement intake goes further than the filter element and housing, but includes a new intercooler piping kit and a racing suction pipe. The exhaust is upgraded from the downpipe through the tailpipe, including new high-flow catalytic converters.

Other key features of the FQ-330 SST include Mitsubishi’s special S-AWC AWD system, 18in Enkei alloys, Brembo brakes, Eibach springs, Bilstein shocks, Recaros and satellite navigation. If all this still isn’t enough, never fear, there is rumours of a FQ-400 in development.

The Mitsubishi Evolution X FQ-330 SST has just gone on sale in the UK.

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