So....I was thinking last night...

The JDM Daihatsu Midget II:

A tiny utilitarian kei truck from Japan. It came in a truck variant as well as a van variant:


ALL van versions came with Automatic transmissions, which allowed a VERY slim second seat to be placed to the left of the driver for hauling an additional passenger in the rear cases you needed to. Truck versions with automatics often had this second passenger seat as well.

HOWEVER. Manual transmissions versions did NOT have this second seat as the gearshift was located there for the driver to access (of course):

Advertisement a manual version of the Midget II - as there is only ONE seat (albeit slightly off center to the right), could you argue that it’s not Right Hand Drive....because there is no “Left Hand” and you’re pretty much sitting in the center?


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