The full Terms and Conditions of using this website and database can be found. A five-speed was standard in most models, however, an was sold as an option in some markets. Just as the economy of Japan, Mitsubishi was booming in the 1970s. That problem would not be solved during its life. Find out where your car stands among the.
The package can be retro fitted to earlier pre-widebody cars. Even after 30 years it still looks striking. Newer models also featured power windows that remained powered up to 30 seconds after the engine was turned off. Many came with a and single channel, rear wheels only as standard features. Two injector systems, primary idle injector and secondary boost injector non-sequential firing '83-'86 and sequential firing '87-'89. The Starion rarely came out on top in comparison tests against its rivals.
Starions from Dave Wolin's Team Mitsubishi, with turbocharged 2. Entering 1980s, it got the confidence and ambition to fight against the very best of the world. We provide the most comprehensive collection of zero to 60 times, comparisons and class standings. Today, is best known in enthusiast circles for its Lancer Evolution roadable rally stars, but these highly strung, turbocharged four-bangers trace their heritage to the 1983-1989 Starion. Winner's Circle The top 10 fastest cars from are ranked from fastest to slowest based on their 0-60 times.
Reviews during the change were negative as many felt the car was slower, for most of these markets this was the case as the engine change also coincided with a move to the heavier body style. An version of the Starion was also produced for specifications one of the few to enter this class , but after an encouraging start as a prototype, it was not before the banned Group B cars for safety reasons. More so than any rivals, it represented the best memory of the 1980s. Mitsubishi created companies that would help improve the different aspect of society that would increase the livelihood of the Japanese people, such as oil, electricity, and technological developments. The had a large range of Starions to choose from. That car also featured a larger 2.
Except as expressly authorized by automobile-catalog. The engine used is the 2. Several sources attribute the name to struggles by Japanese engineers to pronounce the word. Mitsubishi is not an exception. The translation of the voiceover says the name refers to a star and the mythical horse,. However, looking back to the car today, that turbo lag and that striking look did contribute to a sense of excitement that only existed in the 1980s performance coupes. Endurance Championships three of those four years, competing against the fully Wolin's team was only partially sponsored by Mitsubishi efforts from , , and.
You do not acquire ownership rights to any content, document or other materials viewed through the site. Later upgrades to the model included an intercooler, five-lug wheels replacing the four-bolt wheels it had shared with the rear wheel drive , rear power train changes from four- to six-bolt axles, various fuel management upgrades and upgrades to the transmission. The front seats were adjustable for lumbar, angle, knee support, position and featured variable-angle side-braces. This is a testament to the quality and performance of Mitsubishi products. Only the narrowbody was offered through the 1985.
A Mitsubishi Starion Turbo The Starion uses a traditional front-mounted engine with layout. Having a stated weight at the kerb of 1125 kg, the Mitsubishi Starion 2. After 1987, European Starion models were also fitted with the 2. If you happen to roll up next to another , be sure you know what you're up against. To view table with complete performance data and technical specifications including final drive and gear ratios, powertrain description, dimensions, accelerations chart etc. Jiro Horikoshi, to develop war machines that would have a terrifying impact on the Allies. The same goes for their products.
Andy McLennan driving a sponsored Starion was very successful, picking up many race wins and a Monroe championship, this against the semi works car of Colin Blower. Marketing material from 1982 somewhat confirms the official explanation. These were the sorts of cars that, upon depreciating to a certain level of affordability, compelled young men to buy them and attempt to boost the power to facilitate easier wheel-spinning and tail-sliding. The first models featured twin balance shafts and a small turbo for reduced lag that produced a smooth 145 hp and 185 lb-ft. The Allies feared flying in the skies when they know the Zeroes are around. Manufactured in two body configurations; a and , the narrower style complied with taxing larger vehicles and engine displacement exceeding 2000cc. Years after the war, Mitsubishi involved itself in the development of the economy of Japan.
The Starion is one of the first modern Japanese turbocharged performance automobiles with electronic fuel injection. The wider tracks, revised suspension geometry and wider rear tires improved its handling, making it far more predictable at the limit. Up to now, that war machine is still one of the best in its class. The commercial copying, redistribution, use or publication by you of any such matters or any part of this site is strictly prohibited. The move to the 2.
Up to this day, Mitsubishi has not stopped making its impact on Japanese economy. Through 1986, it was also sold as a or Plymouth Conquest, then as a Conquest for its last three years. The Starion was converted to all wheel drive by adding a strengthened from a Pajero behind the transmission. In the United States, the Starion became best known for successes in. Seating was a 2+2 with rear seats unsuitable for large adults. The wide-track body was actually applied to American export under the badge of Chrysler Conquest from the outset.