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[ Japanese  MICRO-CARS  kei-cars]

on the planet . . . !!

                         It’s  Kei-tastic  !!

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軽自動車同人雑誌 (kei-jidōsha-dōjin-zasshi)  formerly ‘ kei-car-world ‘

(The Fanzine for Kei Classics & Sports / Cars & Trucks, old & new)

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B o n   v o y a g e  –  安全な 旅行   –  have a nice day !!

(belowThe Ultimate kei-car ? – The Honda S660 Mugen – Yes !!

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The mid-engined, 2015 Honda S660 targa topped roadster takes the kei-car genre to new heights.  At around ¥1,917,707 (£12,000) for the standard model, the ‘Mugen‘ style and tuning parts can lift this figure to around ¥3,355,987 (£21,000) !!
The transverse mid-engined, rear-wheel drive 3-cylinder 660cc motor pushes out 47kW (63hp) with 104Nm (77 lb ft) of torque and uses either a 6-speed manual gearbox or a CVT with paddle-shift and has a limited top speed of 140 kph (87 mph).
A far cry from the SuminoeF l y i n g  F e a t h e rof 1955 . . .

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. . . with  350cc / 2-cyl / 12.5 bhp & 60 kph (37 mph) !!

O r   t h e  . . .

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1958 Yanmar KT pickup – the only diesel engined kei-truck ?

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. . . New to ‘Other Cars‘ we spotlight the Honda Vamos  . . .

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. . . & the Subaru Vivio . . .

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The name ‘VIVIO’ as in the 660cc Subaru Vivio is a reference to the Roman numerals ‘VI-VI-O’.  Also . . .  The famous rally driver Colin McRae drove a Subaru Vivio in the 1993 round of the African Safari Rally !! ]

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[ N e w   E v e r y   M o n t h ]

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M i c r o ‘ s   &   M i n i  – M o t o ‘ s

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( Japanese Micro-cars up to 660cc & Mini-Moto’s up to 50cc !! )

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Plus interesting facts & snippets of the time ]

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(No 1)    1  9  5  8    (昭和 33)

The Peace symbol is commissioned by the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND) & the Eiffel Tower inspired Tōkyō Tower (1,092 ft) is completed  Thumbnail for version as of 22:14, 19 February 2011

 cc59 Subaru 360 Saloon  & Commercial hit the road image

Honda super cub, 1st Gen. 1958, Front Perspective View.jpg  . . . along with the 4-stroke Honda Super Cub  Thumbnail for version as of 14:02, 17 December 2010

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(No 2)    1  9  6  4    (昭和 39)

 Image result for japan flag  Japanese citizens are permitted to freely travel overseas !!  & the Bullet Train begins operations Image result for bullet train japan

cc17The Mazda R360 Coupé is rolled out   CC12

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See more here in :  “Micro’s & Moto’s

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. . . Our  N e w   F e a t u r e . . .

Here’s a quick look into what’s behind our title headers.

Kei-Cars” The first successful k-car Related image Subaru 360 Related image

The ‘A’ List”   From the 1950’s kc78  The Auto Sandal kc48

The Manufacturers”  The lesser known  Autozam : m4

Kei-Trucks” There are many types of  act1 Sambar kt21

Sports”  All eyes on the  Caterham Seven 160 Image result for caterham seven 160

Cars”  From Subaru 360  To the Suzuki Wagon R Related image

Other CarsThe Toyota Pixis SpaceRelated image& MegaRelated image

4×4’s” From HopeStar kc103 to Suzuki Jimnyjim20

The Era’s” From 360cc  to 660cc mod15

Media” is for ‘Manga‘: cc120 and ‘Anime‘: med8

Concept Cars”  Early cars c26 to present day:a company you 8217 ve probably forgotten about will bring 11 concepts to 2017 tokyo auto salon - 699381

Spotlight on . . . from 3-wheelersИзображение to ‘Dress UpRelated image

Miscellaneous” Rebadging mod2 to Snippets sp14

Steve’s Road Trip (To Japan): Related image Related image 

A-Z of K   The A-Z  Image result for mazda az1   of kei-cars sp9

kei-car A-B-C”   ‘A’ ss37  ‘B’ ss5  ‘C’ ss17

Micro’s & Moto’s  cc59  Thumbnail for version as of 14:02, 17 December 2010  plus Snippets  Thumbnail for version as of 00:12, 18 January 2014

Contact If you want to get in touch, you want to be here !! med34

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& . . .

What does Jeremy Clarkson think of kei-cars ?

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[ A Note from Steve ‘A’ ]

  

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Wikipedia :  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page

For  being  a  veritable  goldmine  of  kei-car  information.

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