Tuesday, 30 October 2012


Saw this the other day going through an auction in Japan; and saved the pics as its just too rare to see.

Its a 1988 Mitsubishi Mirage Cyborg (C73A?); the top model for the third generation Mirage introduced in 1987.
I never see the hatchback ones any more, and had never seen a Cyborg in person.
Its a neat looking car though, with a large glasshouse and simple detailing. I love the wraparound wing.. 

WELL, lucky days..
..It just popped up at another dealer in Japan!
Passing Go, and collecting $200... 

A little bit of wear-and-tear, but its a very original car.
Still has the visors, and those awesome foggies..

I love that spoiler - despite the fact it would do absolutely nothing halfway up the glass like that! haha
The joined tail-lights with centre garnish was a late 80's classic touch..

Inside we've got some sports seats, neat trim, and a nice enough wheel.

5speed, factory tapedeck, and white gauges.

Nestled beside the console looks to be a vintage ULTRA Turbo Timer. Rad.

And finally, the point of the car:
The 4G61T, twin-cam 1.6L turbo; that looks to have been absolutely left alone. nice.

Definietely something different, and an interesting alternative to the more popular Starlet and Familia Turbo's  from the era.

If this Embed works, enjoy some frontie action..!
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1 comment:

  1. Those structs.... I never knew cyborg comes with those semi-active ECS suspension