• Mitsubishi Pajero Evolution

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Key facts

1997 Mitsubishi Pajero Evolution E-V55W GNXH information summary

What body style?
off-road vehicle with 4/5 seats
How long?
4075 mm
How heavy?
1970 kg
What size engine?
3.5 litre, 3497 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
280 PS / 276 bhp / 206 kW @ 6500 rpm
How much torque?
348 Nm / 257 / 35.5 kgm @ 3000 rpm


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1997 Mitsubishi Pajero Evolution technical specifications


The Pajero Evolution is a four wheel drive off-road vehicle road car with a front positioned engine, sold by Mitsubishi.
Its 6 cylinder, double overhead camshaft naturally aspirated engine has 4 valves per cylinder and a displacement of 3.5 litres. For this model it produces power and torque figures of 276 bhp (280 PS/206 kW) at 6500 rpm and 348 Nm (257 lbft/35.5 kgm) at 3000 rpm respectively.
The engine delivers its power through to the wheels via a 5 speed manual 'box.
The Mitsubishi Pajero Evolution weighs a claimed 1970 kg at the kerb.
1997 Mitsubishi Pajero Evolution data
1997 Mitsubishi Pajero Evolution E-V55W GNXH data
Body type4/5 seater off-road vehicle
Number of doors3
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2420 95.3
Track/tread (front) 1590 62.6
Track/tread (rear) 1590 62.6
Length 4075 160.4
Width 1875 73.8
Height 1915 75.4
Ground clearance 245 9.6
length:wheelbase ratio 1.68
Kerb weight 1970 kg 4343 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 75 litres 16.5 UK Gal 19.8 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Mitsubishi
Engine code 6G74 MIVEC
Cylinders V 6 in 60° vee
Capacity 3.5 litre
3497 cc
(213.4 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 93 × 85.8 mm
3.66 × 3.38 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.08
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
24 valves in total
maximum power output
(JIS net)
280 PS (276 bhp) (206 kW)
at 6500 rpm
Specific output
(JIS net)
78.9 bhp/litre
1.29 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(JIS net)
348 Nm (257 ft·lb) (35.5 kgm)
at 3000 rpm
Specific torque
(JIS net)
99.51 Nm/litre
1.2 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10:1
Fuel system MPFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1250.5 kPa (181.4 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 582.83 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio 142.05 PS/g
104.47 kW/g
140.1 bhp/ton
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 9.57 kg/kW
15.99 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per litre
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels four wheel drive  
Torque split
Steering ball & nut PAS
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.CS.
Rear suspension I.MultiLi.CS.
Wheel size front 7JJ x 16
Wheel size rear 7JJ x 16
Tyres front 265/70 R 16
Tyres rear 265/70 R 16
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.82
Final drive ratio 4.64
general ID152372
Production total
Model code E-V55W GNXH
Model family
RAC rating 32.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1997 Mitsubishi Pajero Evolution added 2007-01-11.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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