1972 Dodge Colt wagon looks "a little like the crate it was shipped in"

By the early 70s a variety of Japanese cars had begun to hit the American shores, including the 1972 Dodge Colt wagon featured in this vintage Car and Track road test. While re-badging the Mitsubishi as a Dodge may have been an attempt to endear American car buyers to the small car, it certainly didn't work on Car… » 5/07/11 9:00am 5/07/11 9:00am

Nice Price Or Crack Pipe: Dodge Colt Turbo Bumper Car For $4500?

Ready to cast some Nice Price Or Crack Pipe » 11/13/08 8:00am 11/13/08 8:00am judgment this morning? 60% of you thought that the was way overpriced, in spite of that 351C/4-speed setup. Today we're going for something a little more affordable, in honor of the onrushing . Sometimes you see a car project and you have to wonder what the builder could…

Céline Dion Destroys Quebec In Her 1991 Dodge Colt

We're pretty sure that the woman driving the '87 Sundance up the Stade Olympique » 11/10/08 2:00pm 11/10/08 2:00pm in Montreal is Céline Dion- though all the YouTubers swear it's her- but this ad for the '91 Dodge Colt does appear to feature Quebec's most famous daughter. First she dances with some scurrilous-looking gents, then leaves a swath of…

Redd Foxx Hoons A Dodge For Some Colt .45

What did hep early-70s skiers crave most on the slopes? You got it- tall cans of Colt .45! Aaah, nothing feels quite as good as staggering helplessly into a snowbank, your ski pants sodden with unnoticed urine and the meat of your knuckles shredded from some other skier's busted bicuspids- yes, that's what skiing » 10/08/08 11:30am 10/08/08 11:30am is…

PCH, Rebadged Japanese Turbo Edition: Chevrolet Sprint Turbo or Dodge…

Welcome to Project Car Hell » 9/19/08 5:20pm 9/19/08 5:20pm, where you choose your eternity by selecting the project that's the coolest... and the most hellish! Once we gave Germany a against PCH Superpower Italy, they pulled off the upset- that's right, the Mercedes-Benz 600 Pullman (just barely) beat the Lamborghini Urraco in yesterday's ! But…

Mitsubishi Colt Is Mystery Machine Coming To Paris Motor Show

Remember that mysterious Mitsubishi » 9/19/08 1:30pm 9/19/08 1:30pm image we showed you earlier this week? Turns out it was the shaded visage of a restyled Mitsubishi Colt set to debut under the lights of the next month. The Colt never died in Europe like it did in the US, but the new version dumps the funky grille for the new Mitsubishi…

Relative of Bastard Challenger! Sapporo Turbo!

While the Plymouth Sapporo (and its Challenger twin) we received on these shores carried the G54B 2.6L Hemi between its framerails, the Mitsubishi/Colt Sapporo sold in other regions of the world — including the UK — featured the now-legendary 4G63 2.0 turbo unit. Think of it! Easy Evo swap! RWD! Toss in the… » 2/21/07 8:30pm 2/21/07 8:30pm

SUPER SHIFT! 1979 Plymouth Champ on eBay


Sporting front-wheel drive and a sort of over-under transmission, we remember the Dodge Colt and Plymouth Champs as cars that defied their diminutive size with a measure of both performance and economy. A throw lever next to the standard shifter offered additional motoring flexibility by way of hi-low ratio for each… » 1/30/07 2:07pm 1/30/07 2:07pm

Mitsubishi Working up Electric Car for US Market

Rumors that Mitsubishi's been planning a foray into the electric car business have been on the lips of car watchers for months. Now, Automotive News reports the company will soon divulge plans to sell an EV subcompact, powered by a lithium-ion battery, in the US. Mitsu president Osamu "Sparks" Masuko says the car will… » 10/09/06 10:20am 10/09/06 10:20am