DOTS: little red Mitsubishi FTO

September 23, 2012 in down on the street by banpei

In the Netherlands we did receive a couple of the cool nineties-era Mitsubishi products like the Lancer Evo II (and III), GTO (called 3000GT here) and the Eclipse, but the FTO was a Japan-only exclusive model. You can imagine my amazement when I spotted this little red RHD Mitsubishi FTO in my rear view mirror:
Down on the Street: Mitsubishi FTO
Can you see it?

Or here a bit better:
Down on the Street: Mitsubishi FTO
Peekaboo!

And this is the best shot I was able to create:
Down on the Street: Mitsubishi FTO
It followed me quite a while through town and at a certain point in time I was sandwiched between this FTO and a first generation Eclipse (also quite rare!) but this happened only for a good 100 meters and the Eclipse took a different direction.

A bit of luck we were stuck in a traffic jam after that and therefore able to take a picture of the FTO. ;)

Yes that’s indeed not my Carina as I was driving the summer holiday beater, aka the grey Focus