Key facts

1987 Mitsubishi Galant VR-4 information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4560 mm
How heavy?
1340 kg
What size engine?
2 litre, 1997 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
205 PS / 202 bhp / 151 kW @ 6000 rpm
How much torque?
294 Nm / 217 / 30 kgm @ 3000 rpm
How fast?
230 km/h, 143 mph


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1987 Mitsubishi Galant VR-4 technical specifications


The Galant VR-4 is an all wheel drive saloon (sedan) motor car with a front mounted engine, sold by Mitsubishi.
It is powered by a turbocharged engine of 2 litre capacity. This unit features double overhead camshaft valve gear, 4 cylinder layout, and 4 valves per cylinder. It has an output of 202 bhp (205 PS/151 kW) of power at 6000 rpm, and maximum torque of 294 N·m (217 lb·ft/30 kgm) at 3000 rpm.
A 5 speed manual gearbox delivers the power to the wheels.
It weighs a claimed 1340 kg at the kerb.
The Mitsubishi Galant VR-4 is claimed to achieve a maxiumum speed of 230 km/h (143 mph).
1987 Mitsubishi Galant VR-4 data
1987 Mitsubishi Galant VR-4 data
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2600 102.4
Track/tread (front) 1460 57.5
Track/tread (rear) 1450 57.1
Length 4560 179.5
Width 1695 66.7
Height 1440 56.7
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.75
Kerb weight 1340 kg 2954 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 62 litres 13.6 UK Gal 16.4 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type turbocharged petrol
Engine manufacturer Mitsubishi
Engine code 4G 63
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 2 litre
1997 cc
(121.864 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 85 × 88 mm
3.35 × 3.46 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.97
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(JIS net)
205 PS (202 bhp) (151 kW)
at 6000 rpm
Specific output
(JIS net)
101.2 bhp/litre
1.66 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(JIS net)
294 Nm (217 ft·lb) (30 kgm)
at 3000 rpm
Specific torque
(JIS net)
147.22 Nm/litre
1.78 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 7.8:1
Fuel system EFI
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1850 kPa (268.3 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 499.25 cc
Aspiration Turbo
Intercooler Y
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 230 km/h (143 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 152.84 PS/g
112.41 kW/g
150.75 bhp/ton
0.07 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 8.9 kg/kW
14.86 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 transverse
Drive wheels all wheel drive  
Torque split
Steering rack & pinion PAS
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 6J x 15
Wheel size rear 6J x 15
Tyres front 195/60 HR 15
Tyres rear 195/60 HR 15
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.67
Final drive ratio 4.93
general ID199331
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 17.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1987 Mitsubishi Galant VR-4 added 2009-07-04.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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