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Weird JDM Cars, Part 3

This has to be one of the weirdest Nissan-retro-line cars out there. I don't have words to describe it. It's, again, the same chassis as the Micra, just made retro.

I feel like I'd need a flat-top, and blast some early 80s music to drive this one.

Be-1... wat?

Be-1... wat?

Thank you, Nissan, for allowing yourself to be different.

Subaru Casablanca

The Subaru Casablanca. This one is weird. I think this video basically says it all (Thanks Might Car Mods! Their second channel is full of random!)

Basically a body kit. But... Not one you'd ever expect from the factory!


Weird JDM Cars, Part 2

Nissan Pao

Another one of Nissans retro-inspired line, that's based on the micra, is the Pao. The external hinges and roof rack make this car look super retro, with tasteful chrome accents.

Pao at auction, usually about 6 per week!

They aren't a rare car, with a number of them going through auction per week, but there are very few in Canada that I've seen.  I really like these, as they're more function than a Figaro, and really really weird looking.

Mazda Autozam AZ-1

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAGull-wing doors? Check.

Hardly functional window-in-window design? Check?

Turbo? Check!


660cc? Big check!

Mid-engined? Check

It can only be the Autozam AZ-1. This is a real piece of work... and is apparently super tiny. Like, 5'10'' people beware. This was build to compete with the Honda Beat (another one of my Kei weaknesses), and is very  very stylish. I love it.


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