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The Silence Of The ‘M’

In the year 1978 thereabout, Mitsubishi came out screaming loudly about their Silent Shafts (what irony) technology that it supposedly patented for use in their new Galant Sigma model.   The Silent Shafts cancelled out all secondary engine vibrations, and thus provided extra passenger comfort.  Anybody remembers that ? Was it that good ?

Being the techie that I was (and still am), I was quietly besotted by this new thingy and secretly wished I could buy one. But there came along so many other financial obligations that I had to settle for a second-hand Mazda 323 and …. the rest was The Silence of My Dreams.

The body was “huge” for a 1.6 Litre engine