by JayBird on Mar 29, 2007 Vehicle: 1997 Mitsubishi 3000GT 2dr Coupe
I collect 2nd gen 3000GTs and currently have 4. I've only owned this 97 GT for a few years and I am still impressed with it. It had 187,000 miles on it when I bought it and it now has 234,000 miles. The only problems so far were the rear brake calipers went out on it and the exhaust downpipe. But other than that it is a great car, quick and reliable. It is a big car, though, clearing in at 7ft wide and 14ft long. It sticks to the road. It is a shame that they could not produce them cheaper to keep them around but at least they outlived their twin, the Dodge Stealth, and the over priced Toyota Supra. The 97 GT is a great car if you can find one.
by Doomsday on Jun 19, 2002 Vehicle: 1997 Mitsubishi 3000GT 2dr Coupe
This is my 2nd 3000gt base i have had. I
love it!! However it feels like it holds
back in performance. Don't get me wrong,
it is fast enough for anyone, but i Love
speed, so i crave for more torque and
more hp. is a little noisy in the
interior and the seats in fabric is not
too classy, but overall the car is a
by DrummerBoy on Apr 29, 2002 Vehicle: 1997 Mitsubishi 3000GT 2dr Coupe
This car catches everyone's eye all the
time. HOWEVER, it has been a constant
problem. I have gone through 3
thermostats which caused the car to
shift irregularly and harshly. The
timing belt change at around 80k miles
is $$$$$. Parts are $$$$. Keep in
mind, I have the base model. I think
they really left out a lot of quality
on the engine as a result.
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