Wild Interior: Low-Mile 1976 Dodge Colt

In the late 1960s, GM and Ford set about to develop their own subcompact automobiles. But Chrysler came at it differently, opting to use captive imports built by Mitsubishi in Japan (as one solution). Beginning in 1971, the Colt… more»

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»

Restored Drivetrain: 1988 Mitsubishi Starion

Another day, another Starion. This time, we find ourselves looking at a captive import that has more boxes checked on the desirability scale, from the preferred manual gearbox to coming equipped with the optional Sports Handling Package. As you… more»

Low Mileage Twin Turbo: 1993 Mitsubishi 3000GT VR-4

The Mitsubishi 3000GT VR-4 is one of the more memorable Japanese sports cars to emerge from the impressive class of early 90s performance vehicles. While we often talk about how every year seems to raise the bar of the… more»

Only One In The US? 1963 Mitsubishi Colt 1000

Mitsubishi didn’t begin to import cars into the U.S. under their brand until 1982. Before that, they provided some subcompacts to Chrysler to use in the 1970s. That was the first time the Colt name became familiar to U.S…. more»

Parked and Needy: 1986 Chrysler Conquest

When a project car is in your neck of the woods, it becomes infinitely more appealing to take home as a project. It’s just a rule of the universe; we’re all bound to these guidelines. This 1986 Chrysler Conquest… more»

Abandoned Twin Turbo: 1997 Mitsubishi 3000 GT

This 1997 Mitsubishi 3000GT is the high-octane VR4 model with a twin-turbocharged engine and all-wheel drive, but it’s not really making use of any of those things at present. The beleaguered supercar is sitting in what looks like a… more»

Rare Diesel: 1978 Dodge D150 Adventurer

Rare isn’t usually a word that anyone would use when it comes to Dodge and diesel pickups. Cummins has been supplying diesel engines for Dodge trucks since 1989 but this one doesn’t have a Cummins diesel, it has a… more»

Twin-Stick Gas Sipper! 1981 Plymouth Champ

Capable of a claimed 40 MPG, this 1981 Plymouth Champ in Rogue River, Oregon might pay for itself in short order compared to that Yukon XL you’re driving today. The Mitsubishi-built economy hatchback might be one paint job or… more»

Made In Japan: 1982 Mitsubishi Willys Jeep

In 1953, Mitsubishi Motors of Japan agreed with Willys Corp. to build Jeep models on their home turf. Over the next 45 years, the partnership would produce more than 30 different Jeep configurations that numbered close to 200,000 copies…. more»

Little Survivor: 1980 Dodge D-50 Sport

Captive imports were big sellers in the 1970s as American manufacturers scrambled to take on imports in certain genres, such as small, fuel-efficient cars and small trucks. This Mitsubishi-based 1980 Dodge D-50 Sport pickup can be found here on… more»

Cheap Mopar? 1978 Dodge Challenger

In 1978, Dodge resurrected the Challenger nameplate that had been retired as a pony car in 1974. This time, it was a captive import from Mitsubishi as Chrysler had a stake in that company. The Japanese-built, rear-wheel-drive car was… more»

Small Survivor: 1980 Plymouth Arrow Truck

Plymouth sold the Plymouth Arrow in either a car or a truck from the mid-1970s to the early-1980s in the US and it’s fairly unusual to see either of them today. They were rebadged Mitsubishis and this 1980 Plymouth… more»

Twin-Stick! 1984 Dodge Colt GTS Turbo

The “hot hatchback” category draws fans from around the world who enjoy performance in a small package with a priority on fun *and* fuel economy. These budget speedsters have moved markedly upscale since this 1984 Dodge Colt GTS Turbo… more»

31K-Mile Survivor: 1979 Dodge Colt

Believe it or not, Dodge did actually make and sell a Colt that looked like this car in 1979, they weren’t all the new hatchback style. It was a transitional year and at least for a few months, they… more»

Nicest One Left? 1980 Dodge Colt RS

It’s been quite a while since I’ve seen a 1980 Dodge Colt RS that looked this good, or any Dodge Colt of this era. This screaming yellow zonker (1970s popcorn reference for those of you old enough to remember)… more»