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Modified minivans may seem like an oxymoron, but what else would you call this 1994 Dodge Caravan that's for sale on Cars & Bids. It's not your typical family hauler as it sports quite the fun powertrain combination – a turbocharged engine and a manual gearbox. No one would argue that it's a pristine example of mid-90s American engineering, but the right combination of nostalgia and upgrades makes it quite compelling.

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From the article:

Modified minivans may seem like an oxymoron, but what else would you call this 1994 Dodge Caravan that's for sale on Cars & Bids. It's not your typical family hauler as it sports quite the fun powertrain combination – a turbocharged engine and a manual gearbox. No one would argue that it's a pristine example of mid-90s American engineering, but the right combination of nostalgia and upgrades makes it quite compelling.

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Why Is Everyone Bidding On This Junky-Looking, Old Dodge Caravan? (motor1.com)
Because they don't make a short wheelbase turbo 4 minivan anymore. Part of the reason the minivan segment is so small is they chopped the bottom off of it.

This Citroen is the same size as the '94, and is even available with a 163 hp 1.6T four.
 

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If this were an original Turbo Mini I'd be interested but for whatever reason, the majority of the turbo Mopar fanatics (what's left of them) do not seem to care about originality. Modded everything seems to be the compelling interest.
 

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Nice van, thanks for posting !!!

I still have 2 1989 Turbo minivans, they're a very special combination.

This one has many of the popular up grades from earlier Turbo II Engines.

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Randy

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Modified minivans may seem like an oxymoron, but what else would you call this 1994 Dodge Caravan that's for sale on Cars & Bids. It's not your typical family hauler as it sports quite the fun powertrain combination – a turbocharged engine and a manual gearbox. No one would argue that it's a pristine example of mid-90s American engineering, but the right combination of nostalgia and upgrades makes it quite compelling.

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Why Is Everyone Bidding On This Junky-Looking, Old Dodge Caravan? (motor1.com)
 
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Because they don't make a short wheelbase turbo 4 minivan anymore. Part of the reason the minivan segment is so small is they chopped the bottom off of it.

This Citroen is the same size as the '94, and is even available with a 163 hp 1.6T four.
So true! I miss real MINI- vans! The current lines are massive especially for city living. Too bad they don't sell or make money. Mazda5 was awesome!
 

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So true! I miss real MINI- vans! The current lines are massive especially for city living. Too bad they don't sell or make money. Mazda5 was awesome!
That is exactly where the economies of scale come in. They can sell the same thing in the US, Europe and China. Add them together and production numbers are sufficient to make money.
 

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From the article:

Modified minivans may seem like an oxymoron, but what else would you call this 1994 Dodge Caravan that's for sale on Cars & Bids. It's not your typical family hauler as it sports quite the fun powertrain combination – a turbocharged engine and a manual gearbox. No one would argue that it's a pristine example of mid-90s American engineering, but the right combination of nostalgia and upgrades makes it quite compelling.

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Why Is Everyone Bidding On This Junky-Looking, Old Dodge Caravan? (motor1.com)
Maybe you could be a little more polite with your words. There is nothing 'Junky' about this van, in fact it looks very well kept. You may not even know the performance that you can get out of that 2.5L turbocharged engine. For your information, the 1989 Voyager and Caravan could be ordered with the factory stock version of this engine and a 5 speed manual transaxle. These things can be mighty fast, so don't mess with one if you don't want to end up getting beat.
 

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Maybe you could be a little more polite with your words. There is nothing 'Junky' about this van, in fact it looks very well kept. You may not even know the performance that you can get out of that 2.5L turbocharged engine. For your information, the 1989 Voyager and Caravan could be ordered with the factory stock version of this engine and a 5 speed manual transaxle. These things can be mighty fast, so don't mess with one if you don't want to end up getting beat.
I posted the article. Those are not my words.
 
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