The Eagle Summit was a of the U.S. automobile manufacturer Eagle 1988-1996 imported or produced car model of the lower middle class.
At the Summit it was clones of some contemporary Mitsubishi models that were sold by the newly created Chrysler Eagle brand from the autumn of 1988.
Available from Summit was the 1989 model year as a four-door sedan in base and LX model with 1.5 - liter four-cylinder or 1.6 - liter four-cylinder with double overhead camshafts. Basis for the Summit was Mitsubishi Lancer.
In model year 1990, the model range was fanning on the base versions, DL, LX and ES.
For the model year 1991/92 the four-door Summit was no longer imported from Japan, but made in the Diamond Star plant in Illinois. In addition, the imported three-door Summit came in the sale, a variant of the Mitsubishi Colt. The model range consisted of basic model and ES, respectively. The DOHC engine was accounted for, the 1.5 -liter gained power.
From model year 1992, the Mitsubishi Space Wagon came in addition as Eagle Summit Wagon as DL, LX and AWD ( all wheel drive ) into the program. As of 1993, the latest model generation Colt and Lancer was sold as Summit. All models were at this time imported.
The sale ended in the summer of 1996.
- James M. Flammang, Ron Kowalke: Standard Catalog of American Cars 1976-1999. Krause Publications, Iola 1999, ISBN 0-87341-755-0.
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