by JayBird on Mar 29, 2007 Vehicle: 1997 Mitsubishi 3000GT
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 Scott on Jun 2, 2005 Vehicle: 1997 Mitsubishi 3000GT
My car is fun to drive and I love all the reactions I get from it and how people come up to me and ask questions about it. But the only problem i have with it so far is some pulleys and transmisson, however, the person before me raced it so it was going out sooner or later. If you get the chance to either buy one or just to drive one I would go for the VR-4 which is twin turbo AWD. Sooner or later im going to get the twin turbo in my car.
by tom gilligan on May 23, 2004 Vehicle: 1997 Mitsubishi 3000GT
Bought a brand new 3000 GT in the year
1994, had only 56000 miles on it in the
year 2001, was hit and totaled. Bought
this 1997 from private party in 2002,
only had 29000 miles on it. Great fun
to drive, design never gets old.
by LVA3KGT on May 11, 2004 Vehicle: 1997 Mitsubishi 3000GT
I've had my 97 SL for several years
now. It had 30K miles when I bought it
in late 2001. Today it has over
192,000 and still runs 15.0 @ 91MPH in
the 1/4mile. Not great, but not bad
for a car that gets 25.5 MPG and is a
As long as you do the scheduled
service, it will last a long time.
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