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COLT MIRAGE

3-door and 5-door 4-seater hatchback.

First new-generation front-wheel drive car from Colt, sold from 1979, but small engine only from 1981. Unique for having eight-speed box, because of two-ratio final drive. Advanced, smooth window styling now taken up by other makes. A fwd Escort-sized car, with 92mph top speed and up to 40mpg with 'economy' transmission.

Technical Specifications

Engine:
1244cc/1410cc (S4 OC) 
Configuration:
Front engine, front-wheel drive 
Production dates:
1978 to 1984  
Number produced:
n/a