Japanese Mustang: 1988 Mitsubishi Starion Turbo

Sometimes timing can make or break a new car offering, and the early eighties seemed like a ripe period in the American market for Mitsubishi to get into the so-called hot hatch mix, as several other GT-style Japanese sports… more»

Yard Find: 1954 Ford V8 LaDawri Conquest Project

By the 1950s, advances in fiberglass manufacturing had sparked a frenzy in the car business. The Corvette debuted in fiberglass. British makers climbed aboard the trend with cars like the Lotus, TVR, and Turner. Every car magazine contained tiny,… more»

Fiberglass Rarity: 1956 La Dawri Conquest Project

La Dawri Coachcraft was a maker of fiberglass sports car bodies, including the Conquest (aka Cavalier). You could think of them as a kit car, but if you bought one, all you got was the body. The company began… more»

Quality Kit Car Project: 1957 La Dawri Conquest

Kit cars can tend to occupy an uncomfortable area in the automotive world. They can lack the desirability of some classics, while their build quality can be sadly lacking. This 1957 La Dawri Conquest could be an exception to… more»

Cheap, Low-Mile Starquest: 1982 Mitsubishi Starion Turbo

In the past, Mitsubishi offered a variety of stylish and sporty vehicles, with the Starion being one of the most unique options available from the manufacturer. The turbocharged, rear-wheel-drive sports car was also sold under the Chrysler, Dodge, and… more»

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