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Since World War Two, engine sizes have changed 3 times.  With the 1955 change to 360 cc as the upper limit for 2-strokes, as well as 4-strokes, the kei class really began to take off, with cars from SuzukiSuzulight ) and then the Subaru 360, the first mass produced kei-car, finally able to fill the people’s need for basic transportation without being too severely compromised.

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    ダイハツ )   Daihatsu   Related image

   cc65 cc67 cc66

  Fellow 3601970 )     Fellow Max TL1972 )    Fellow Max HT1973 )

cc68 cc109 cc112 cc110 cc111

The 1970 (only) Daihatsu Fellow Buggy:  Only about 100 examples were manufactured which used fibre-reinforced plastic bodywork in its construction.  It was not actually a ‘Fellow‘, as it was built on the Daihatsu Hijet chassis and it also used the Hijet’s lower powered ( 26 PS 19 kW ) engine, which provided a top speed of 95 kph59 mph ).

Hijet1963  &  1964 ): cc78   Hijet1965 ): cc77

Hijet 1968 ):  cc79    Hijet  ( 1971 ):  cc80

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   ホンダ / 本田 )   Honda  Related image

1969 Honda N360 01.jpg  Honda N3601967 – 1972 )  

T3601963 ): HondaT360.JPG   S3601962 ): Honda Sports360 prototype 01.jpg

kc23 cc88 cc89 cc90

Z3601970-74 )      TN3601967 )        TNlll1970 )         TN-V1972 )

 Honda-VamosoOLD.JPGcc19  HondaLifeStepvan.JPG

Honda Vamos1970-73 )  Honda Life1971 )   Life Step Van1972-74 )

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Image result for mazda badge   M A Z D A   ( マツダ / 松田    m20

CC12  cc17  cc15  cc16  Mazda-B360.jpg

Mazda R360 Coupé ( 1960 – 1966 )    Mazda Carol1962 – 1970 )    B3601961 – 1968 )

        Chantez-F.jpg 

    B3601966 )  Mazda Porter1968 ) Porter Cab1970 )  Mazda Chantez1972 – 76 )

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Image result for mitsubishi badge    Mitsubishi   ミツビシ / 菱 )    Related image

     cc47 Mitsubishi-360.jpg cc48 cc49

    LT221961 – 64 ) LT251967 – 69 3601968 – 69 Minica1962 LA211965 – 66 )

         cc50 cc51 cc52 cc53 cc54

           LA231967 )  Minica 701969 )  Van1969 – 73 Skipper1971 Skipper IV1973 )

The  Mitsubishi  Minica  F4   cc55   ( 1973 )

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my100    スバル / 昴 )    Subaru    Related image

cc59 cc60 cc61 cc62

Subaru 3601958 )  360 Custom1959 )  Convertible1960 )  Young SS1960 )

cc116 360 variants cc117 360 EK31 engine cc114

SUBARU / 360 Commercial:   image

The  rare  360  Commercial  of  1959 )

The  1970  R-2:   SubarR-2.jpg   ( air-cooled )

   The  1971  3-door  Van   

The  1972  R-2:   cc64   ( water-cooled )

sam9 sam10 sam12

    ( 1961 – 66 )  Subaru  Sambar  Truck 1G

sam14   1966  Sambar  2G   sam13

1973  Sambar  3G:   sam18

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kc159  (スズライト Suzulight / スズキ鈴木 Suzuki) Related image

kc20 CC1 kc149 cc2 cc3

Suzulight  Fronte  TLA (1962-63late 1967)  Fronte LC10 (1967-70)  LS10 Van (1969)

1970  Jimny  LJ10:  cc37    1973  LJ20:  cc38

cc4 ss78 cc5 cc6

    Fronte  GT/W1971 )     Fronte  Coupé  LC10W    GL/W1972 )    Hatch  LS301973 )

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