Back in its day this was the hottest sports car from Japan. But they wanted to put the name in line with their strange and star-related engine names. And they usually just get over it. Those are not stripes, they are rays Stripes have parallel lines, rays have converging lines. There's even helmet room should you decide that autocrossing or doing track days is in your future. This car is relatively clean, smooth and fast. If you want to be pissed off, okay, but be pissed off at some punk in Oregon and leave the Japanese out of it.
The car was developed with a and version of Mitsubishi's 2. Racing Beat Rear Toe Eliminators. I dont know what the most japaneesy car is, but there are lots of good ones. This is my weekend car with 77561 super low original miles, all electrical and gauges works, even the original radio and clock works as well, body has no dent and scratch and has no known issue, new front brakes and rotors, good rear brakes and good tires, new fuel pump, almost no one making wide body car any more cause the cost is so high to make such nice looking body. Newly replaced Dura-last brake rotors and pads. Advanced design indeed, and one hell of a homemade build.
Car has no leaks or smokes. Book of service records dating back to original sale, not to mention owner's manual and factory service manuals. But that had become sort of a default position for me, by that time. Streetside Classic Cars bears no liability and shall be held harmless for any complications, expenses, or damages resulting from a failure to meet these terms as they have been set forth and established herein. With a young family and not much in the way of extra income, this was as much a dream machine as any Corvette or for buying my old avatar again, for that matter.
The engine bay looks like someone cared about maintenance and while it appears complex, you'll find that taking care of a 944 isn't all that difficult. Through 1986, it was also sold as a or Plymouth Conquest, then as a Conquest for its last three years. The red side mirrors are just a vinyl wrap that can be removed, just try giving it a little unique touch. Japanese has an entire category of words called wasei-eigo — Japanese-invented-English. We also ask that you contact us before clicking 'buy it now'. I had a friend whose son married a Japanese woman while he was stationed at Yokosuka, and stayed on in Japan after he got out of the Navy.
That sounds the most plausible. I am fairly sure that the U. So Mitsu comes up with one of those nonsensical names that nobody has ever heard of and which is, of course, available to reserve everywhere that uses the western alphabet. Again, Richard Oliver suggested porting the heads and installing S cams from Alfa. There is often ignorance on both sides of these issues.
The antenna has been broken off. Yes, the rising sun flag is a military flag, Yes the plates refer to the Mitsubishi Zeros that terrorized the south pacific in the early 1940s No it has nothing to do with perl harbor, or war crimes, osama, or kill all americans. The and featured equine names, with the Eclipse named after the. The red side mirrors are just a vinyl wrap that can be removed, just try giving it a little unique touch. And how is it that this appeared in a tv ad, but no where else to my knowledge? I bought a brand new 1975 Toyota Corolla, my first Asian car terrific car, by the way. This car was geared for that at 3:90 but lacked the power to run at speed easily.
I wonder how much the use of this well known name has contributed if any to their demise here. Mitsubishi was not some little hick cottage industry builder. Being a 1985, it qualifies for Historic plates. I had to rush to finish the paint, and never fixed it up. The car is filled with rare goodies that took years to source out. A slick-shifting transmission, great steering, nimble power, amazing build quality and classic lines adds up to a truly great package. Originally a North Carolina car, then brought out to California.
Thus, in the Japanese, it was a Stallion as in horse, and, using the same spelling in the U. Mitsubishi brushed aside the whole question by saying Starion was a contraction of Star and Orion. One nameplate for use everywhere in the western world. It's not perfect, of course, but you don't see cars this nice very often and Porsche's build quality stands out with the deep shine and good panel gaps. Car has no leaks or smokes. All of a sudden it pulled hard from 3300 to red line and with the Autostrada final drive ration would pull 95 easily in third gear, a real crowd pleaser here in Freewaylandia.