Advertisement
BBC TopGear
BBC TopGear
Subscribe to Top Gear magazine
Sign up to our Top Gear Magazine
Subscribe
Video

Video: we heart Lebanese hill climbs

Watch Roger Feghali and his modded Mitsubishi Evo VI going wild in our new favourite motorsport

Published: 15 Jun 2015

We have to admit that, up until this morning, we weren't too clued-up on the world of Lebanese motorsport.

But now, thanks to the power of the internet, we're massive fans of Lebanese motorsport.

Advertisement - Page continues below

Because, it turns out, while some race drivers spent literally a whole day endlessly lapping the French countryside, one brave man pointed a rather bonkers Mitsubishi Evo at the summit of a hill in Falougha, Lebanon and gave it the beans.

This man was Roger Feghali, who was competing in a prototype Mitsubishi Evo VI against his brother, Abdo.

Hammond's Icons: Mitsubishi Evo VI Tommi Mäkinen

In the second round of the 2015 Lebanese Hill Climb Championship, Roger gave it his all to walk away with a record-breaking run and an internet-breaking video.

Advertisement - Page continues below

As you'll see above, Roger not shy in trusting the limits of grip of his turbocharged Mitsu: click play to see him jump, slither and drift his way up the twisting route.

But aside from the driving part - which is very impressive - it's the sound of the Evo that's got us going. With a boosty turbo and trick anti-lag system it flutters, squeaks, pops, bangs and ffmmmpphhs like a firework display in an industrial popcorn making facility.

Surely this is all the ammunition Mitsu needs to bring another Evo back into the world?

Top Gear
Newsletter

Get all the latest news, reviews and exclusives, direct to your inbox.

More from Top Gear

Loading
See more on Mitsubishi

Subscribe to the Top Gear Newsletter

Get all the latest news, reviews and exclusives, direct to your inbox.

By clicking subscribe, you agree to receive news, promotions and offers by email from Top Gear and BBC Studios. Your information will be used in accordance with our privacy policy.

BBC TopGear

Try BBC Top Gear Magazine

subscribe