Colt Lancer 1400 price circa 1975 £1,875
Introduced to the British market at last year’s Earts Court show, the Colt is made by Mitsubishi, one of Japan’s largest manufacturers. All models have four-cylinder overhead camshaft engines noted for pep and relatively low fuel consumption, the two-door model being available in standard or Grand Luxe form. There is also a four-door model. The 1400 has a 92 bhp motor. and four-speed gear-box and the 1600 develops 100
bhp and has a five-speed box.
The ‘SL’ is the sporting derivative of the 1600 and is equipped with adjustable steering column, rev-counter, and tinted glass.