Twin Stick Hero: 1981 Plymouth Champ

The Plymouth Champ is a rebadged version of the Dodge Colt, which was actually an imported Mitsubishi Mirage…confused yet? Hang on, let me explain — twin stick. Yeah. Two sticks, 8-Speeds in 1981. The FUTURE was a Plymouth. Who’d have guessed? Find this 1981 Plymouth Champ offered for $2,500 in Rogue River, OR via craigslist. Tip from Rock On!

From the seller:

1981 Plymouth Champ
condition: good
cylinders: 4 cylinders
drive: fwd
fuel: gas
odometer: 54000
paint color: yellow
size: compact
title status: clean
transmission: manual
type: hatchback


This is an all original car with a twin stick. It has a four speed stick with a second stick that says p and e on it. Performance or Economy, so you actually have eight forward speeds and two reverses. You don’t have to shift it that way, just leave it in p or e and shift as a standard 4 speed, basically it a hi or low gear. This car runs great and the miles are original at 54,000.


The gas gage has not worked since I’ve owned it, you have to keep track of the miles. This car will get over 40 mpg. on the freeway as per wikki. asking $2500.

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