While making a stop at my favorite auto parts store, I saw this strange (to me) black car parked nearby. I have this car a few times before, but this time I had the time and the reason to stop and get some pictures, which I want to share with you all. Take a look below the jump to see more.
This is something called a Mitsubishi Starion, which also came to the USA as a Conquest (in Dodge, Chrysler, and Plymouth flavors!). I don’t recall the last time I saw a Starion, so this could very well be my first sighting. I was convinced at first that it was some kind of Mazda RX-7, and with similar proportions, you can see why.
This is another classic example of 80’s design, with lots of straight lines, small wheels, and flat fenders flares. With a turbocharged 2.6-liter 4-cylinder engine, rear-wheel drive, 5-speed transmission, you can see why this car is attractive.
This Starion looks like a daily driver, and sort of a project car. You can clearly see the flat black primer on the front fenders and hood, and the body has dings all around. It’s definitely original, but still going strong. Inside, I saw lots of wear on the driver’s seat, but I guess that expected of a 30-year old car.
There you have