picture postHighly Sophisticated-transport Research, ’80s style

Highly Sophisticated-transport Research

This concept’s actual, easier-to-remember name is the Mitsubishi HSR. From 1987, it was the first in a series of the namesake introduced at Tokyo Motor Shows.

1987 Mitsubishi HSR concept l

Powered by a 2.0-litre, 16 valve, turbocharged engine that managed 295 brake horsepower, the HSR was a showboat for Mitsubishi’s integrated electronic systems. The system managed drivetrain, suspension, steering and brakes relative to driving conditions, including weather variations.

1987 Mitsubishi HSR concept