Boring Mitsu Eclipse Automatic with Art by Keith Haring's Former Roommate

Remember the third generation Eclipse?  Yes, it's the one that ditched turbocharged, all-wheel-drive fun in favor of a decent V6 and styling details from a Pontiac Grand Am.  Most enthusiasts have tried to forget this iteration.  Why, then, is a automatic-equipped one here?  It's all in the "art."



Ignore the art and this is a hideously overpriced Eclipse with relatively low miles (83K) and relatively few needs (engine mounts, a power window motor and some sunroof work).  It turns out that the artist, Kenny Scharf, is well known; but it's not clear that the car comes with any proof that he actually painted this.  Even if that proof exists, we have no idea how to put a value on this one.

Proceeds will help the seller go to school, or you can go chip in at the GoFundMe page linked in the ad text.  That's a good enough cause...

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Los Angeles, CA, USA (of course)
$10,000 BIN with offers considered and six days to go


Well, the ad is certainly creative.  For a true art car, though, we'd like to see more art and less plain silver.

Ad text:


“The car runs and is drivable, it has some dents and scratches, but the mural art covers them pretty good. 2 motor mounts (lower front and rear) need to be replaced, this is about $300 job. The other two have been replaced.Passenger window doesn't roll down and needs new motor.Sun roof doesn't open and needs new motor. As-is.”

COOL, UNIQUE 80s COLLECTOR CAR! STREET ART! by KENNY SCHARF friends of WARHOL, BASQUIAT, HARING, BANKSY.
This car is loved by all who see it. It's a one-of-a-kind graffiti, mural, street art collectable car. It runs and is fast. 
If you like modern, contemporary, pop, museum art that rings of the eighties, is really cool and is original, then this is the car for you.
I am selling this love of mine so that I can move and go to UX Design college and help in the medical design field. 
You can also access my GoFundMe campaign here: gofundme.com/jadeuxhelp

2000 MITSUBISHI ECLIPSE GT
VIN: 4A3AC54L5YE097950
HATCHBACK 2 DR
3.0L V6 FI 24V
FRONT WHEEL DRIVE

What is awesome!
New timing belt
New spark plugs
New radiator
4 new tires and rims
83,000 ultra low original mileage
A/C Cold, Heater hot
Tape player and radio work
All signals and lights work
Hatch and hood both work
Registered in CA through March 2016
No liens, clear title!

What needs to be worked on:
2 motor mounts (lower front and rear) need to be replaced (About $300) The other two have been replaced
Passenger window doesn't roll down and needs new motor ($150ish)
Sun roof doesn't open and needs new motor
The car has some dents and scratches, but the mural art covers them
CD player doesn't work

2 comments:

  1. This car was creatively painted. Something that I want to do with my car to make it more interesting and attractive. Even the ones working on tips on purchase a dissertation will find this car cool.

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