We get behind the wheel of the legendary Mitsubishi Evo VI Tommi Makinen to see how the Japanese icon fares in today’s motoring world.

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Is this the best car that Mitsubishi has built to date? Arguably. The iconic Mitsubishi Evo VI Tommi Makinen edition was a limited run of cars built to celebrate Tommi Makinen’s four World Rally Championships.

This particular car belongs to Mitsubishi as part of it’s heritage fleet and as such has covered under 10,000 miles, making it possibly one of the cleanest and most original examples in the world. As part of the Tommi Makinen edition, you got a different turbo, lower suspension, 17-inch Enkei wheels and some details like the decals on the outside and the stitching on the seats.

Paul reckons this is a car that flatters the driver, makes them feel like a racing driver. He also reckons that this is the spiritual successor to the blue collar Escort RS Cosworth…

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