The Diamond Star Motors (DSM) Eagle Talon is one of those cars that you either get…or your don’t get. Which is totally fine. Some cars are like that, they don’t have universal appeal, but they do have a cult of followers. I don’t count myself in the inner circle, but I’m enough of a lover of turbochargers, all-wheel-drive, and manual-gearboxes that I appreciate this next thing. Find this 1992 Eagle Talon TSI offered for $8000 in Johnston, RI via craigslist. Tip from ME.
Who doesn’t want a turbocharged car that is a few decades old and dirt cheap? Modern cars might get better fuel economy and last longer between rebuilds…but nothing beats a simple boosted 4-banger for cheap fun and today, tipper Matt C sent in the following trio of turbocharged terrors. Words by Matt: First up […]
The third generation Mitsubishi Eclipse was a huge disappointment for speed junkies and Mitsubishi performance enthusiasts when it was released for the 2000 model year. Gone was the peppy turbocharged 4-banger and road-hugging all-wheel-drive, in its place was a ponderous sloppy suspension and V6 power mated to the bloated Chrysler Sebring (ST-22) chassis. Just about […]
It’s well known that angular shots add movement and excitement to the subject being photographed. Too many canted (or Dutch) angles on a horizontal subject like a car become like KFC’s departed Double Down sandwich: too much of a good thing that just becomes nauseating. Perhaps this Eclipse’s seller wants to convey the awesomeness of his […]
No accidents. No rust. No modifications that can’t be removed with minimal effort. Five-digit mileage, exactly two previous owners (both female, interestingly). This 6-bolt, 4G63-powered, all-wheel-drive example is the Talon of your DSM dreams. At about double the going rate of its modified sisters, it’s priced similarly to the 26k-mile automatic 1992 Talon we dug […]
Last Wednesday’s Mid Week Match-Up (legal disclosure; the staff and benefactors of Daily Turismo will not be responsible for any civil or criminal matters pursuant to buying a reader or blogger recommended car, including but not limited to; spousal abuse (received or given), DUII (driving under influence of the internet), gas fume inhalation, fiery death, […]