Today’s Kidney Car is a rarity, but it probably won’t even cost you an internal organ. Offered for sale on Craigslist Detroit is a 1986 Plymouth Conquest flatside for the sweet, sweet price of just $2,500.
To further whet the appetite of automotive hipsters, not only is this Mitsubishi Starion a rebadge, but it’s a rebadge to Plymouth, an orphaned marque. Moreover, 1986 was the last year the Conquest was sold as a Plymouth before the model name was shifted over to Chrysler.
The car itself is an early turbocharged flatside model, quite rare in itself. Though mileage isn’t stated, it appears to be in excellent condition, in that it is a car that exists in Michigan but shows no obvious signs of rust. Perhaps it was garaged during winter months or transplanted from warmer climes; the ad is scant on details.
What we do know is that there are three pedals on the floor, a rear wiper, and an interior cocoon of crushed burgundy velour as decadent as Count Dracula’s boudoir. And with an asking price equivalent to a two-year cable subscription, you’d almost have to be woozy from blood loss not to buy it. For the original ad, see Craigslist Detroit.