This 1998 Mitsubishi Lancer EVO 5 GSR 5 speed manual with 123,901 km was inspected for a client in July 2020.
Auction grade 4 C in standard original condition except for a set of aftermarket wheels.
Sales points: One owner. Timing belt changed at 98,000 km. Another part (unclear) changed at 122,000 km.
Condition report: Stone chip on the windscreen. Scratches / cracks on the steering wheel. Trim is peeling, some missing. Rust underneath. Scratches on the alloy wheels. Scratches / dents on the body. Scratches on the seats / trims. Dirt inside.
On inspection we found the interior to be very good for age. Body and engine bay had surface rust as pictured, and paintwork had a few blemishes. Rust was salvageable with some work, and there was no deeper corrosion.
Finding any Mitsubishi of this age without any rust is a real challenge !
This EVO 5 sold for 1,755,000 Yen FOB or approx $30,300 complied in Australia, plus tyres and on road costs (@ 73.5 Yen to the dollar).
Prices are increasing rapidly on all collector cars including EVO’s.
As with any collector car, km and condition make the biggest difference. Common issues with EVO’s of this age include rust, faded paint and past repairs. It is becoming very difficult to find good quality examples.
There are constant price fluctuations due to world demand and exchange rates, so feel free to get in touch with us for a current market price on the specification you want.
The pictures are typical of the information we provide prior to auction for each vehicle of interest, with any faults shown so you can clearly see the condition before we discuss whether to bid, and your budget.
We specialise in sourcing collector cars for enthusiasts worldwide. Whether you’re looking for a low km 1998 Mitsubishi Lancer EVO 5 GSR 5 speed manual, or another year, make or model, we can find it for you.
It is vital when sourcing your vehicle to use an agent that takes the time to physically check each vehicle and looks beyond the auction pictures and report to confirm condition. Some vehicles may have an unpleasant smoke or other odour, rust underneath, or other faults which are impossible to know without inspection.
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