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2005 Mitsubishi Evolution IX FQ-320

Finished in the very rare metallic Ruri Blue, this fastidiously owned example is a UK supplied Evolution IX FQ-320 that has covered just 57,875 miles and had 22 services from new.

 

Registered brand new in the UK on 25th July 2005, this stunning Ruri blue example falls into the cheaper tax bracket (1 year – £330 or 6 months – £181.50) and has been in the same private ownership for the last 9 years.


With a no-expense attitude being adopted the previous owner, the car has always been serviced on-time or early regardless of mileage covered, including greatly benefitting from a underside restoration and rear chassis leg replacement in January 2018 by Auto Torque at a cost in excess of £6k.

This process consists of the following:

  • New rear floor centre member between chassis legs
  • Full under body under seal, seam seal and cavity wax
  • Rear differential and rear lower arms fully poly bushed
  • Whiteline front and rear anti roll bar kit including droplinks
  • New fuel filler neck
  • New front wheel arch liners

Please note we have 100+ photographs documenting before, during and after the work available to show the full process carried out by Auto Torque.


The car comes with a large ring binder that documents and supports the extremely comprehensive history including the last service and belts which was carried out under 500 miles ago in March this year.

The full breakdown of the FQ’s history is as follows:

  • 4,965 Mitsubishi
  • 9,968 Ralliart UK
  • 14,468 Extreme
  • 18,601 Extreme
  • 21,609 Zen Performance
  • 30,895 Wraith Evolutions – inc Timing belt
  • 35,835 Mitsubishi
  • 38,885 NR Autosport 3-10-11
  • 41,707 NR Autosport 8-5-12
  • 43,233 NR Autosport 12-4-13
  • 45,455 NR Autosport 26-11-13
  • 46,315 NR Autosport 30-5-14
  • 48,764 NR Autosport 15-5-15 – inc Timing belt
  • 49,417 NR Autosport 6-11-15
  • 50,480 APT 18-7-16
  • 51,509 APT 24-2-17
  • 52,917 APT 22-9-17 – inc Aux belt
  • 54,419 APT 12-5-18
  • 55,867 APT 10-11-18
  • 56,476 APT 18-5-19
  • 57,265 APT 15-11-19
  • 57,457 APT 26-05-20 – inc Timing belt

In terms of the specification, the car has been done tastefully and can always be reverted back to completely standard if anyone ever wished to do so.

  • Stage 1 – 394bhp last map @ APT 2018
  • New headlights and tail lights (Dark chrome HIDs) Jul 2020
  • 17” Enkei alloy wheels (refurbished and new Michelin pilot sport 4 tyres fitted June 2020)
  • Refurbished AYC pump Aug 2016
  • MeisterR GT1 coilover suspension Feb 2017
  • Refurbished powder coated Brembo brake callipers by Godspeed fitted by Auto Torque March 2017 with Hel Braided brake line kit
  • 3 inch turbo back exhaust- Milltek & Mongoose modular downpipe
  • 3 inch ETS intercooler
  • Exedy HD clutch and lightened flywheel @ 36708miles
  • Rexpeed front carbon splitter and bonnet vent
  • Rexpeed carbon bonnet dampers
  • Rear carbon vortex generator
  • APR carbon cooling plate
  • APR GT3 carbon mirrors – Standard mirrors also available
  • HKS mushroom filter
  • Binary Engineering seat lowering brackets – standard available
  • Steering wheel retrimmed in leather by Jack at Royal steering wheels
  • Rexpeed carbon steering wheel cover
  • AMS carbon gearknob – Standard available
  • 2Bar Boost & oil temperature 52mm gauges in pillar pod
  • Gizzmo DS11 shift light
  • Apexi AVC-R
  • Pioneer unit with sat nav, wireless CarPlay and reversing camera
  • Vibe active8 sub fitted in boot to rear of back seat & 6.5 inch components in front doors
  • 6.5 inch Phoenix Gold co-ax in rear shelf
  • Factory fitted Cobra alarm & immobiliser

We have had many Evolution’s over the last 20 years and the exterior of the car is a prime example of a cared for car, which you don’t always necessarily see. Yes, you will find the odd light stone chip, but the car is exceptionally clean with no parking dents, scrapes or major chips to report.

The interior of the car as the pictures clearly show, is too in incredible condition with all switch gear virtually as new. To be extremely critical, you will find the slightest of wear to the driver’s seat bolster which you would expect, but with regards to the rest of the interior, no wear is present nor will you find any scuffs along the door cards or sills.


We welcome independent inspections, as all the cars on sale by Horsepower Hangar are HPi checked and mechanically inspected, so you know that you can buy with confidence from a long established specialist.

Please note that all viewings are strictly by appointment only.


Nationwide delivery can be also be arranged for any prospecting clients further afield.

To arrange a viewing or if you have any further questions that you would like answering, please do not hesitate to contact Jonathan on 07799 360 360.

£24,995
Year 2005
Body Saloon
Make Mitsubishi
Model Evolution 9 FQ-320
Mileage 57785
Fuel type Petrol
Power (BHP) 394
Engine 1997cc Turbo
Transmission Manual
Drive Side Right Hand Drive
Drive 4WD
Exterior Color Ruri Blue Metallic
Interior Color Black Leather/Suede/Cloth Recaros