Owen Developments To Unveil 450bhp Lancer Evo Technology | Part Two

The Core To 400+bhp

Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution

"After every Evo MR400 is finally re-assembled it comes to our four wheel drive rolling road facility at our headquarters for final re-mapping of the ECU for optimum performance before it is delivered by Mitsubishi to the customer. We are involved from start to finish. So to get this message across to the industry and customers we will be showing at Autosport International various components designed and manufactured by ourselves which will include our unique 450bhp Evo Turbo kit".

"We hope that our prototype turbocharger for the Subaru will be available in time to make its debut at the show giving our customers a valuable insight into our Subaru upgrade programme to be introduced in 2005. Because of our achievements with the Lancer Evolution, we have received many requests from Subaru customers to provide something similar and we have again been asked to develop 400+bhp power upgrades. We are initially planning to introduce early next year, two performance upgrade packages, a 350 and 400 bhp for 2002 year onwards Impreza models" said Owen.

Founded in 1980 Owen Developments heritage has been for their design, development and unrivalled application of turbochargers and engine management systems for UK and European motorsport teams, both for circuit racing and rallying at the highest levels of competition.

In recent years their business has expanded taking their unique skills into the OE or optional equipment world for manufacturers and importers as well as supplying individual private customers.

As Owen Developments are currently the only appointed Garrett Turbocharger Performance Centre in Europe, representatives from Garrett will be on their stand for the duration of the show. Owen Developments were also recently appointed as a HKS Power Writer Dealer for the latest F-CON SV and V Pro series of engine management systems. They can also supply many other HKS performance parts for Japanese domestic and export models. They also supply and fit products such as piggyback and stand alone engine ECU’s, engine components including forged pistons, H section con rods, high tensile studs and bolts, large capacity fuel pumps and injectors, free flow exhaust systems and manifolds and have a wide range of recommended products readily available.

In addition to the Mitsubishi power upgrades, Owen Developments have recently launched a power enhancing package for the latest Isuzu Rodeo 4x4 Pick Up range and a new Universal Turbo Boost Pressure Gauge which will be on display on their stand along with a full range of power upgrade packages for Mitsubishi, Isuzu and other models, together with the latest Garrett ball bearing performance turbochargers and a superb range of engine management systems.

Published 15 December 2004 Melanie Carter

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