145 turbocharged horsepower was pretty good for 1989, when a new Honda Prelude Si had 135 horses and the far more expensive BMW 325i ($24,650 for the 325i coupe versus $14,499 for the MX-6 GT Turbo) had 168.
This one doesn't have the optional four-wheel steering, but it does have the three-way adjustable suspension.
If you drove a turbocharged car in 1989, you needed a nine-band equalizer with analog sliders on the radio. It was the law.
It's not rusty, but at 205,575 miles it's worn out.
The Japanese-market version was known as the Capella C2, and it boasted some great TV commercials.
"A better value in high-performance luxury sports coupes comes from our intense commitment to your total satisfaction." As always, the US-market TV ads are less interesting than their Japanese counterparts.