With our design essentially solidified, and our prototypes ready to be put into action, it was time to perform another test fit and gather data. Lucky for us, one of our new engineers (Steve) happens to daily drive an Evo 9, and we talked him into allowing us to use his car for development. Steve’s Evo is making around 350 hp to the wheels with a few modifications and quite a helping of boost. This should be a great vehicle … Continue Reading ››
Our team has received numerous requests for a reasonably priced, high-performance aluminum radiator for the new-age Pontiac GTO. After reviewing the project and evaluating the current offerings available, we found a vacancy in the market. Our target would be to design a direct-fit unit that provides additional cooling and reliability over the stock radiator with plastic end tanks, while still maintaining a reasonable price point. Although it was available for only a few years in the States, the … Continue Reading ››
The Bugeye, Blobeye, and Hawkeye Subarus have always been a prime choice for a fun daily driver or project vehicle. With a burbley turbocharged flat-four and a robust AWD system, it is hard to beat the overall value of these early models. Nonetheless, the performance aftermarket is massive with documentation available for building your car from mild to wild. Key components to the aftermarket success are the large enthusiast groups such as NASIOC and IWSTI that provide a great … Continue Reading ››
It is hard to argue with the masses who rave about the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution. A turbocharged, AWD, rally-inspired chassis wrapped in a tastefully designed and aggressive body is enough to provoke envy in anyone, enthusiast or not.
During the past few years, we’ve kept a close eye on the Evolution forums and enthusiast groups, and we’ve also kept … Continue Reading ››
An inside look at the engineering of Mishimoto products.