For today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe contest we have a Mitsu… I mean a Chrys… um, Dodge… er, Plymouth…? Oh hell, they sold these things under too many names. We’ll still have to decide if the seller of this one has named a good price.
Back in the '80s Chrysler under the helm of Lee Iacocca and with the help of $1.5 Billion in loan guarantees was starting over anew. They got to rebuild their company from the ground up and create a new image, something unprecedented in the automotive world.
Actor Adrien Brody naturally has a jet-black Ferrari California. But recently, TMZ caught him in his "other" car. And you'll never guess what it is — it's a freaking late-'80s Chrysler Conquest TSI. Naturally, the celeb-stalking videographer thinks it's some run-of-the-junkyard crap car. Not by a long shot, genius.
What came after the Malaise Era? The Turbo Era, of course! In 1986, when your car had a turbocharger under the hood, you wanted the world to know it. This was the philosophy behind the Starion/Conquest.