Mitsubishi

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»

Only One Left? 1989 Mitsubishi Sigma

When was the last time you saw a 1989 Mitsubishi Sigma? It’s easily been a couple of decades for me and maybe never for some of you. They’re interesting to see today mainly for the historic value, or historic… more»

56K-Mile 1990 Eagle Talon TSi AWD 5-Speed

When was the last time that you saw a 1990 Eagle Talon TSi AWD 5-speed hatchback? A decade? Two decades? Never? I bet most folks are in the never category and it’s been at least two decades for me,… more»

Japanese Survivor: 1979 Plymouth Arrow Pickup

The Arrow was a Mitsubishi-built compact pickup that was sold by Plymouth dealers between 1979-81. In Japan, the truck was known initially as the Mitsubishi Forte and is still in production today, although the name and designs have changed… more»

Star Of Arion: 1983 Mitsubishi Starion Turbo

The early-1980s was a great time for those of us who were looking for something different, especially from Japanese manufacturers. I mean, I love a K-Car but give me a 1983 Mitsubishi Starion Turbo any day. The seller has… more»

Two For One: Pair Of 1988 Mitsubishi Starions

As Generation X and Millennials age, the hot cars of their youths naturally become more desirable to collectors. Since we are talking about the Eighties and Nineties, though, these are often not Chryslers, Fords, or Chevys, but rather Toyotas,… more»

32K One Owner Miles: 1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT VR4

When it comes to appreciating classics, Mitsubishi’s predominant sports car, the 3000GT VR4, has seemingly been left on the sidelines. That’s similar to its reception when it was a new car as well, as while it was certainly celebrated… more»

Fast & The Furious Garage Find! 1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse

For those of us of a certain age, we can remember where we were the night The Fast and the Furious debuted on the big screen. I was in a loud, lowered VW Jetta, surely racing around like a… more»

22,467 Mile VR4: 1992 Mitsubishi 3000GT

When it comes to early 90s supercars, the Toyota Supra, Nissan 300ZX, and Mazda RX7 almost immediately come to mind. Thought of less often is the Mitsubishi 3000GT, which I suspect is because so many of the cars sold… more»