Is a brand new Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX worth $138,000? Apparently so. (UPDATE)

California Mitsubishi dealer, South Coast Mitsubishi, recently listed a brand new, never titled, 2006 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX with only 9 miles on the odometer, on eBay.

As of 3:30 p.m. central time, with 36 bids, the going price was at nearly $99,000.  As of 8:20 a.m. central time, with 80 bids, the going price is now up to $137,954! The Evo in question is an MR, which sports such features as Brembo brakes, Bilstein suspension, and BBS wheels as well as a six-speed manual transmission vs the much more common five-speed. As an additional add-on, the dealer ordered the Evo with the optional “no-lift” package which adds a few more aero goodies. You can see the breakdown, below.

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While the price of the Evo seems ridiculous to most, about 13 eBay bidders would disagree with you.

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For those of you who may not recall, the original MSRP of this car was in the $35-40,000 range in 2006, so to have it nearly triple in such a short time is a testament to the massive and dedicated following the car has developed over the years.

How high do you think the price will go?

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Let us know in the comments!

(Updated for current price and bids)

Source: Road and Track

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