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                         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  Classic & Sports  kei-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 trip !!

(below)  The ‘ 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 a starting price of 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  ‘ F l y i n g   F e a t h e r ‘ of  1955 . . .

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

O r   t h e  . . .

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

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The 249 cc engine could be used independantly of the truck by farmers out in the fields.


This Month . . .

D R E S S   U P  !!

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Customising of cars in Japan (doresu appu) has many forms, here we attempt to explain them !!

See:  ‘ Doresu Appu


Plus . . .

. . . See the revamped ‘Daihatsu Copen‘ section

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Go to: ‘Sports‘ > ‘Daihatsu Copen 1&2

A n d . . .

 The Daihatsu Move

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Go to: ‘Cars‘ > ‘Daihatsu Move


P l u s . . .

Kei – Cars  of  the 20th  Century  (The rarely heard of Minor Players )

Includes: Gasuden  Komatsu  Musashi  Orient  Teruyan  Yanase  and many others… !!

See: “The ‘A’ List


&  f i n a l l y . . .

Check out this   ” V I N T A G E    T O P    G E A R  ”   You Tube video 


[ A Note from Steve A ]


The K|C|F (kei-Cars-Fanzine) website is purely a non-profit making hobby website (no adverts) and long may it stay that way !!

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Steve ‘A’ is the sole compiler and editor of the K|C|F website and welcomes any articles, comments or photos from fellow enthusiasts.  Also any input on the future direction of the site will be warmly welcomed.

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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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