Reminders, Part 2

Last week DTW reminded readers about the last, the final Mitsubishi Galant. 

2000 Ford Mondeo saloon

Apart from being quite good actually, it looked quite bad – the malformed secret twin of the handsome 2000 Ford Mondeo. To make that point I would like to have had a clear side profile of the Ford in saloon, sedan or notchback format. None appeared on Google’s image results, none that I liked anyway so I decided to

2004 Mitsubishi Galant: wikipedia.org

find one one locally. In a week of looking I’ve found all its peers but only these murky examples, examples of a car I considered common. Is 2017 the year the 2000 Mondeo’s numbers dropped sharply? Its older peer, the 406 is soldiering on. Vectras aplenty; 626s as well.

On the other hand, I see swarms of Suzuki Ignises which is a car I considered an oddity.

Oddly numerous in my district at the mo’

Author: richard herriott

I like anchovies. I dislike post-war town planning.

2 thoughts on “Reminders, Part 2”

  1. I finally spotted one – a base model, Mk 2, series 1 saloon in metallic grey with no brightwork. It’s too dark now (10 pm, Danish time) but it’s there tomorrow I’ll snap it for posterity.

  2. I have snapped the car for posterity – it´s the same car as was in the orginal post but in very slightly better lighting. At the other end of the scale, I found a Denmark-market rarity, a full fat, late-model Mk 2 Mondeo in Ghia V6 trim. And that´s not Titanium. Sadly, the interior was still a bunch of grey cloth and there was no wood garnish. I will add the photo later.

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