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Weird JDM Cars, Part 1

Welcome to a new segment of righthanddrive.ca called Weird JDM cars. The Japanese market is very interesting in that they have many cars available, made in Japan, that have not really seen the light of day anywhere else in the world. This is my small homage to these cars.

Mitsuoka Le Seyde

This on is... super weird. It's supposed to be a bit like a Zimmer, but isn't. It says Cruella DeVil all over it, and it's hilarious, and I want one. Despite the way it looks, it's rocking a 1.6L 4 cylinder. Wicked awesome. Mitsuoka has a lot of goofy looking rip-off cars in it's line up, and we'll see more of them, but this is the best, goofiest and most eye-catching.

A LeSeyde at auction

Nissan Figaro

This has to be one of my favourite cars ever, and one of the first JDM cars I saw in real life here in Canada.

Nissan Figaro, always cute!

It's based on a Micra, and is part of a retro inspired line of cars made by Nissan and sold in the late 80s/early 90s. So, parts are readily available for it (save body panels), and they're a good buy. Too bad it's hard to find one for under $12000.

Tell me what you think of this... I have a bunch written (I wrote them over xmas, and I've been sitting on them since!)... so I could start a semi-regular thing!