Does anyone else

Want a major Japanese manufacturer to build a small roadster, with a motorcycle engine? What happened to this idea?

video by NBC Jay Lenos Garage.

Why is this not still a thing? A Miata sized car, with a Goldwing or Hayabusa engine. Light and nimble. Small manufacturers make similar vehicles with 4 cylinder car engines.

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Honda S600, Toyota Sports 800, I’m sure there’s more. Why did this stop? They sound fantastic. Cycle engines have come along way since these cars of the 20th century. I want a new one to drool over, and dream of swapping with a bigger bike engine. Maybe just add turbos, or a supercharger.


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