Last Thursday when I encountered this 1978 Mitsubishi Sapporo 2000 GS/R I thought I was very lucky to find it! I never found one parked on the side of the street before! However when I checked my bag for the compact camera I usually carry around it wasn’t there. Neither was there any charge left in my smartphone so apparently my luck balanced out and I had to take pictures with my Nokia C2 dumbphone. In the end they turned out better than I expected but certainly they don’t meet my personal baseline.
As you can see at the bottom of the driver door this Mitsubishi Sapporo suffers from the well known tin-worm: the very same that killed many before.
From the rear it is visible it also attacked the boot lid and it has been replaced by one in a slightly different shade of grey/silver: Continue reading