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2009-2014 Mitsubishi Lancer Ralliart Gets Simple Bolt-on Power with AEM Intake

21-698C intake for Mitsubishi Lancer Ralliart 2.0L
21-698C intake for Mitsubishi Lancer Ralliart 2.0L
In 2009 Mitsubishi decided to expand and improve their Lancer offerings and one of their new high performance offerings came in the form of the Lancer Ralliart. This sports sedan fills the void in the Mitsubishi's Lancer lineup between the naturally aspirated DE, ES, and GTS models and the super high performance Lancer Evolution. The Lancer Ralliart comes with a turbocharged 2.0L motor that delivers 237 horsepower and 253 lb-ft of torque to all 4 wheels through an automated dual-clutch manual transmission with shift paddles on the steering wheel.
21-698C dyno chart
21-698C dyno chart

AEM's 21-698C cold air intake system for 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 Lancer Ralliart models with 2.0 liter engines gives this impressive platform an estimated 16.8 horsepower and 23 lb-ft of torque to the wheels at 6050 RPM. The intake system comes with a low restriction rotomolded plastic tube and a large capacity airbox and airbox lid to isolate the filter from radiant heat under the hood. This precision tuned air intake system comes with AEM's washable and reusable DryFlow® air filter for excellent airflow and filtration and a filter minder gauge to indicate when it's time to clean the filter.  The air intake design utilizes the factory intake scoop to provide the car with fresh, cooler air from outside the vehicle.

AEM's engineers went through several combinations of tube diameters, DryFlow air filter sizes, and sealed or unsealed airboxes to determine the best solution for the Ralliart. The goal was to maximize air flow to the turbo, minimize intake air temperatures (IATs), and maintain proper fuel trims to stay within the factory mass air flow (MAF) sensor calibration. The end result included a sealed airbox to maintain near ambient IATs.  The final design also yielded low air velocity around the AEM DryFlow air filter. This low velocity around the filter element allows for even dust loading and helps prevent uneven flow characteristics which can affect MAF sensor readings.

21-698C Testing Summary PDF
21-698C Testing Summary PDF

The 21-698C cold air intake system maintains all factory connections, requires no programming changes to function properly and it is backed by AEM's Limited Lifetime Warranty.

AEM 21-698C will fit the Mitsubishi Lancer Ralliart and Sportback models listed below.

2014 Mitsubishi Lancer Ralliart 2.0L
2013 Mitsubishi Lancer Ralliart 2.0L
2012 Mitsubishi Lancer Sportback 2.0L
2012 Mitsubishi Lancer Ralliart 2.0L
2011 Mitsubishi Lancer Ralliart 2.0L
2010 Mitsubishi Lancer Ralliart 2.0L
2009 Mitsubishi Lancer Ralliart 2.0L

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