Mitsubishi Pajero Evolution

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Mitsubishi Pajero Evolution
2006 SAG - Paris-Dakar - Pajero - Picard-Alphand -01.JPG
The Pajero that won Dakar in 2006 with the former alpine skier Luc Alphand
Overview
Manufacturer Mitsubishi Motors
Production 1984-2007
Body and chassis
Class Rally raid
Layout 4-wheel drive

The Mitsubishi Pajero Evolution was an off-road competition car specially designed to take part in the rally raids with the main objective of winning the Dakar Rally.[1]

History[edit]

With 12 victories from 1985 to 2007, it is the car that has won the Dakar Rally the most times.[2]

Dakar victories[edit]

# Year Driver Co-driver
1 1985 France Patrick Zaniroli France Francia Jean Da Silva
2 1992 France Hubert Auriol France Philippe Monnet
3 1993 France Bruno Saby France Dominique Serieys
4 1997 Japan Kenjiro Shinozuka France Henri Magne
5 1998 France Jean-Pierre Fontenay France Gilles Picard
6 2001 Germany Jutta Kleinschmidt Germany Andreas Schulz
7 2002 Japan Hiroshi Masuoka France Pascal Maimon
8 2003 Japan Hiroshi Masuoka Germany Andreas Schulz
9 2004 France Stéphane Peterhansel France Jean-Paul Cottret
10 2005 France Stéphane Peterhansel France Jean-Paul Cottret
11 2006 France Luc Alphand France Gilles Picard
12 2007 France Stéphane Peterhansel France Jean-Paul Cottret

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "MITSUBISHI MOTORS - A Unique and Glorious Cross-Country Heritage". mitsubishi-motors.com. Retrieved 6 January 2018.
  2. ^ "Pajero: la regina della Dakar". motori360.it. Retrieved 6 January 2018.

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