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Category Archives: Diamond Star

1995-2005 Chrysler Sebring Coupe


The Sebring coupe was an attractive compact near luxury coupe built by Mitsubishi for Chrysler at the Diamond Star plant in Normal Illinois. It is based on the Mitsubishi Galant … Continue reading

December 8, 2009 · Leave a comment

1989-1994 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS-T/GSX


The Mitsubishi Eclipse burst onto the scene in late 1988 as a 89 model. It was the first fruit of a  collaboration with Chrysler called the Diamond Star Motor Company.  Already producing … Continue reading

November 13, 2009 · Leave a comment

1989-1998 Eagle Talon Base/ES: Frugal Fun By Design


Theres been a ton of stuff written about the Mitsubish Eclipse/Eagle Talon twins.  Most of it focused on the Turbo all-wheel drive models. There were actually two non-turbo versions of … Continue reading

October 9, 2009 · Leave a comment

1987-1992 Mitsubishi Galant VR-4


The Galant was Mitsubishi’s homely looking small sedan, sold in many markets under varied names. In an effort to boost it’s image Mitsubishi entered heavily modified cars like the Starion … Continue reading

September 21, 2009 · 3 Comments

1982-1990 Mitsubishi Starion/Chrysler Conquest: A Japanese Muscle Car?


The Mitsubishi Starion was a pioneering rear-wheel drive sports coupe made from 1982 to 1990. A version of it was sold as the Conquest at Chrysler/Dodge dealers. It was nearly … Continue reading

July 21, 2009 · Leave a comment

AMC Eagle SX4/AMX: The First Crossover?


Before there was a EVO or WRX or even Quattro, there was the AMC Eagle SX4 and AMX. AMC had been building cars with all-wheel drive for some time before … Continue reading

July 20, 2009 · 1 Comment