240,664 miles on the clock, which is much higher than the not-very-trashed interior might suggest. The owner or owners of this car got their money’s worth out of it.
The 6G72 3.0-liter V6 went into Chrysler minivans, Mitsubishi 3000GTs, and many members of the extended Chrysler K-Car family; production of this versatile engine continued well into our current century. This one was rated at 175 horsepower.
Technically, this isn’t a Japanese car, since the Diamante wagons were built in Australia. Rumor has it that some 5-speed Diamante wagons were sold in the United States, but I have never seen one.
1995 was the last year for the Diamante wagon in the United States, and the Camry and Accord wagons soon got the axe as well.
US-market Diamante ads went for a gauzy-focus Infiniti Q45-ish look.
Meanwhile, Japanese-market Diamante ads got roaring engines, macho voiceovers, and dramatic music.
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