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Kei-cars of the 20th Century ]

      

The  Six  Major  Players )

1) Daihatsu; 2) Honda; 3) Mazda; 4) Mitsubishi; 5) Subaru; 6) Suzuki.

   [ ダイハツ / 大発  Related image

Hatsudoki Seizō / Daihatsu Motor Co.Ltd )

Daihatsu is the oldest car manufacturer and is a member of the Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group.

(1951) Daihatsu Bee PCA (2-door coupé):  bee1 bee2 m28 bee3 bee4 

(1952) Bee:    (1953 ) Bee (4-passenger): Related image

(1957-1959) Midget l, DKA & DSV:  Изображение Изображение Изображение cc134

(1959-1961) Midget l DSA:  Изображение Изображение  DSAP:  Изображение

(1959-1960) MP2:  Изображение  (1961) MP3:  Изображение  MP3 Safari:  Изображение

(1960’s-2000Daihatsu Hijet Generations 1-10:  Daihatsu Hijet 2nd.JPG Related image zen42

(1961) MP3 Bulldog:  Изображение  (1962) MP4:  Изображение

(1962-1972) MP5:  Изображение Изображение Изображение Изображение Изображение

(1970Daihatsu Fellow Buggy:   cc111 cc109 cc110

(1977-1981) Daihatsu Cuore / Max Cuore:   Related image Related image

(1980-2000Daihatsu Mira & Mira Geno:  Mira L55V.jpg 1st generation Daihatsu Mira Gino.jpg

(1981-2000Daihatsu Atrai S65 (intended for passenger use):  Hijet 55 Wide front.jpg

(1986-1993) Daihatsu Leeza:  Daihatsu Leeza.JPG Related image  Leeza Spyder:  Related image

(1991) Daihatsu MiraGroup A X4R:  Related image Related image Related image

(1992-2000) Daihatsu Opti Generations 1 & 2:  1998 Daihatsu Opti 01.jpg 

(1996-2000Daihatsu Midget ll  Cargomid2  Van:  Изображение

(1998-2000Daihatsu Terios Kid / Terios Lucia: Related imageRelated image

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 (ホンダ / 本田)  Honda Related image

[Honda Motor Co. Ltd.]

Soichiro Honda:  im1  Takeo Fujisawapp35

The Honda company was founded in Hamamatsu, Japan in October 1946 by Soichiro Honda (本田 宗一路) 1906-1991 and Takeo Fujisawa (藤沢  武夫) 1910-1988.

(1977 ~) Honda Acty Gens 1-4: acty1  HondaActy4th.jpg

(1949) Honda B (ホンダ·ビー) 89cc 1.2hp @ 4500rpm :  

 Honda Beat  (1991 – 1996) EO7A 13ss1 abc4 ss6

 The Honda Life (1971 – 2000) Generations 1-5 Thumbnail for version as of 06:40, 3 May 2010

  Honda N360 / lll360 / 400 / 600 (1969 – 1971) : 1969 Honda N360 01.jpg  

  The  Honda  S360  Sports  (1962)  only 1 madeHonda Sports360 prototype 01.jpg  hs2

  The Honda  S500  Sports  (1963-1964): cc36    hs7

  The  Honda  S600  Sports  (1964-1966) : HondaS600-001.jpg  

  Honda Street (1981 – 2000) ‘mainly for passenger use‘ :  

  Honda Today inF / M & Gspecs (1985 – 1988) :  

  Honda Vamos 354cc (1970 – 1973): kei5 cc19 Honda-VamosoOLD.JPG Related image

   The HondaCoupé / Z600 (1970-1974) :  pp31  ss79  Related image

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m20  (マツダ / 松田) Mazda  Related image

[Mazda Motor Corporation]

Matsuda Jūjiro (松田 重次郎) 1875-1952im2 Founded the Mazda Motor Corporation.

(1959 – 1969)  K360   Mazda k360.jpg

(1962 – 1970) Carol Mazda carol360.jpg & (1989 – 2000) Carol Mazda CAROL GS (HB36S) front.JPG

(1972 – 1976) Chantez KMAA Chantez-F.jpg  

(1981 – 2000) Scrum Pickup and Wagon kt4 

(1992 – 1995) AZ-1 Mid-engined sports coupé ss42

(1994) AZ Wagon is a rebadged Suzuki Wagon R Related image

(1999 – 2000) Laputa is a rebadged Suzuki Kei Mazda Laputa.jpg

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kc154   (ミツビシ / 三菱) Mitsubishi  Related image

[Mitsubishi Motors Corporation]

Yataro Iwasaki (弥太郎 岩崎) 1835-85: IM3 The founder of Mitsubishi.

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(1959-1962) Mitsubishi Leo (三菱ペット·レオnew file Thumbnail for version as of 11:59, 23 February 2006 Related image Related image Related image

The Mitsubishi Leo 3-wheeler was launched in 1959年 and was Mitsubishi’s first kei-car.

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When production stopped in 1962, about 28,000 Leos had been produced and sold.

  The Mitsubishi 500 / 600 Colt (1960 – 1965) : 1961 Mitsubishi 500 01.jpg Related image Related image

   The Mitsubishi Dangan ZZ-4 AWD (1989 – 1993) :  ss77  

   Mitsubishi Minica (1962-2000) Generations 1-8mc3 Mitsubishi Minica 701.JPG

  The Mitsubishi Minicab (1966 – 2000) Generations 1-8cab1 Mitsubishi Town Box 001.JPG

  The Mitsubishi Pajero Mini (1994-2000):   

  The Mitsubishi Toppo (1990 – 2000) :  2008 Mitsubishi Toppo 01.JPG    

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my100  (スバル / ) Subaru Related image

[Fuji Heavy Industries]

(1953) Subaru founded by Chikuhei NakajimaIM7 Now part of Fuji Heavy Industries (FHI).

 Subaru  Pleo (1990 – 2000) 1 & 2G rebadged Daihatsu MiraSubaru Pleo 003.JPG

 Subaru  Rex  (1972 – 1992) Generations 1-31stRex.jpg REX 2nd-early.jpg 1988 Subaru M70 Super Deluxe 3-door hatchback (2015-07-24) 01.jpg

 The  Subaru  Sambar  (1961 – 2000)  Generations  1-7sam7  sam32 

  Subaru  Vivio  RX-RA and RX-RA  (1992) : sp23  sp26  sp24

 The Subaru Young SS 360cc (1969): ss35 ss29 ss31 Related image

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kc159  スズキ鈴木) Suzuki  Related image

[Suzuki Motor Corporation]

Michio SuzukiIM9  Osamu SuzukiIM10

Suzuki Motors was started by Michio Suzuki in 1954 and its current Chairman & CEO is Osamu Suzuki, the 4th adopted son-in-law in a row to run the company.

The Suzuki Alto (1979 – 2000) Generations 1-8Suzuki Alto 101.JPG  

The  Suzuki  Alto  Works RS-R  (1987)  :  ss88  Related image  Related image

The  Suzuki  Cappuccino  (1991 – 1997) :  ss22 ss19 ss18

The  (1993) Suzuki  Cara (PG6 SS)  657cc F6A  13  enginess44

The  Suzuki  Cervo  ( 1976 – 1998 ) : Image result for suzuki cervo  Suzuki Cervo 1988.jpg    Image result for suzuki cervo

The Suzuki Carry (1966 – 2000) Generations 3-113rdCarry.jpg  

The Suzuki Every (1982 – 1985) Generations 1-6  

Suzuki Fronte SS360 LC10 Gen 1-5 (1968 – 1969) : ss36  2007 Suzuki Cervo 01.JPG

The  Giugiaro  designed  Suzuki  Fronte  Coupé  (1971) : ss78

The Suzuki Jimny (1970 – 2000) : jim8 jim10 jim12 six83

The  Suzuki  Kei  (1998 – 2000) :   Suzuki Kei 1998 3door.jpg    File:Suzuki Kei 003.JPG

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