by Mikek on Jan 29, 2010 Vehicle: 1997 Eagle Talon TSi Turbo 2dr Hatchback AWD
97 talon tsi awd, Swapped a 1G (91) 6 bolt motor, Big FP T28 turbo, 750cc injectors, 95 eprom ecu and a chip, 3" turbo back exhaust. Greddy FMIC, This car is a rocket!! I run 18psi on pump 91 and has 280whp! when i cruise at 80mph i get 37mpg. This car should have came this way stock. I Love this car, so much more rare then a GSX. If you can find one BUY IT!!
by DarkPhoenix on Nov 24, 2006 Vehicle: 1997 Eagle Talon TSi Turbo 2dr Hatchback AWD
Being a previous owner of DSMs, this is by far the best one ever built. Not only is it a competent handling car in dry weather, it handles even better in inclement weather. It's a little loud at anything above 60mph, and there are a few rattles in the interior, but what do you expect for a 10 year old car. The turbo spools nice and quick, never leaving me itching for power. The ride is one of the best for a sport coupe of it's caliber. The fact that it can hang with cars costing thousands more, and still return excellent fuel economy, makes this a great car!
by Trisha on Dec 14, 2005 Vehicle: 1997 Eagle Talon ESi 2dr Hatchback
This is a fantastic car! Not only is it fun to drive, but it is a head turner. I have had more compliments on this car than I have had on any other car I have owned. I haven't had any major repairs on this car. It has been very dependable. I love driving it. It is red with the black roof & spoiler, which is very sharp. I haven't seen very many on the road, & when I take it in for oil changes, the mechanics tell me they have never seen one in such good condition. I will keep this car until it just won't go anymore. I now have 55,000 miles on it & expect to put a lot more miles on it before it dies. I was disappointed to hear that 1998 was the last year for this car.
by Patricia on Dec 4, 2005 Vehicle: 1997 Eagle Talon ESi 2dr Hatchback
This car is the most fun car I have ever driven. I have never gotten stuck in the snow with this car. It handles the road wonderfully. It takes curves with ease. When I bought the car, it had 10,000 miles on it. Now it has 55,000 miles on it, & no problems. I will keep this car forever! I have never loved a car like I love my Eagle Talon Esi! This is truly an awesome car. I have had more compliments on this car than any other car I have had. It is definitely a head-turner. The black roof & spoiler & red body is a great color combination.
by Paco on Feb 19, 2005 Vehicle: 1997 Eagle Talon 2dr Hatchback
Most people don't like these cars, think
they are not reliable. They are
reliable, and a great platform for
upgrades, they just require a little
more maintenance then most other cars.
All in all, these cars are great, i'm a
big fan of DSM cars, and Talons have
great stlying and performance. The 420a
engine is a great platform for upgrades,
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