The Beauty Of Mitsubishi Lancer SL (1979-1983)

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This car is very interesting. With design compact and straight make it memorable.At present time, people reconditions this model to be classic car. Like something brand new this old car make some hits to roadway. Many people join in Lancer SL clubs in many countries.

The Mitsubishi Lancer 1400 SL-5 is a saloon (sedan) with 4 doors and a front mounted engine which delivers its power to the rear wheels. Powering the Mitsubishi Lancer 1400 SL-5 is a single overhead camshaft, 1.4 litre naturally aspirated 4 cylinder powerplant, with 2 valves per cylinder that provides power and torque figures of 80 bhp (81 PS/60 kW) at 5500 rpm and 119 N·m (88 lb·ft/12.1 kgm) at 3500 rpm respectively.
The engine powers the wheels via a 5 speed manual transmission.
Its stated kerb weight is 870 kg.

Spare parts are easy to get. Almost in every car parts store, whatever you need is ready to buy. So, don’t be affraid to have this car. You have brand new car it’s not something special. But you are very wonderful if you have this car with original form and optimum of performance.


In 1979, the all new Lancer EX was unveiled in Japan. Its new, clean and aerodynamic styling with integrated plastic bumpers reflected that of the recently introduced Galant and Sapporo. It was of a more European appearance than earlier Mitsubishi vehicles.[9] Considerably more spacious, it grew in all dimensions.[9] Only two engines were offered at first, a 1.4-liter MCA-JET equipped engine paired with Mitsubishi’s Silent Shaft Technology, which generated 80 PS (59 kW) and a 1.6-liter engine that generated 85 PS (63 kW). The MCA-JET system was an entirely new concept when compared with the previously used carburetor system. The MCA stands for Mitsubishi Clean Air which meant that the EX passed both Japan and US emission standards, while the new cylinder head design of the engine gave way for a Jet valve which introduced an extra swirl of air to the combustion chamber, swirling the fuel-air mixture for a cleaner, efficient and more thorough burn.
Mitsubishi Lancer EX 2000 Turbo (Europe)

In addition to these improvements, another breakthrough in the Lancer lineup was the Silent Shaft Technology, which was actually two counterbalancing shafts that rotated in opposite directions, cancelling the power pulses inherent in an inline four-cylinder engine. This reduced both engine noise and vibration, and provided a smoother driving experience. The 1.8-liter Sirius 80 engines were then introduced in the Lancer in 1980, expanding the Lancer’s range of engines. Also, a turbocharged, 135 PS (99 kW) engine was added in 1980 for sportier performance, and an intercooler system was also integrated in the existing turbocharged engine to produce 160 PS (118 kW) in 1983.

In 1980, The Lancer EX was introduced with a 1.8-liter turbocharged inline-four option known as the 1800GSR and GT Turbo. The first generation 1800GSR and GT were only available with a turbocharged, non-intercooled 135 PS (99 kW).

New Zealand importer Todd Motors assembled the new Lancer EX from 1980 with 1.6-liter carburetor gasoline engine and a choice of manual or automatic transmission. The model was also a popular base for rally cars in that market, with some success. It was replaced by the front-drive Tredia in 1982 with the Cordia coupe equivalent effectively replacing the earlier Celeste.

Here the specification (
Also called Colt Lancer (UK)
Production          : 1979–1987
Assembly Japan  : Okazaki (Nagoya Plant)
Designer              : Aldo Sessano (design)
Rakuzo Mitamura (engineering)
Body and chassis
Body style 4-door sedan
Layout FR layout
Platform A172A–A176A

Engine 1244 cc 4G11 I4 (gasoline)
1439 cc 4G33 I4 (gasoline)
1410 cc 4G12 I4 (gasoline)
1597 cc 4G32 I4 (gasoline)
1795 cc 4G62 I4 (gasoline)
1795 cc 4G62T I4-T (gasoline)
1997 cc 4G63T I4-T (gasoline)


4-speed manual
5-speed manual
3-speed automatic

Wheelbase 2,440 mm (96.1 in)
Length 4,230 mm (166.5 in)
Width 1,620 mm (63.8 in)
Height 1,380–1,390 mm (54.3–54.7 in)
Curb weight 1,170–1,295 kg (2,579–2,855 lb)

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