I knew that the local Mazda dealer imports Mitsuokas, so... nice weather... time for a ride. In the flesh, the Himiko looked better than I thought it would. Still not-quite-right, but better. Certainly wouldn’t enjoy pulling out of t-junctions.
So I’m sure most of us know about the fine vehicles that are the ND Mazda Miata and the based-on-the-platform Fiat 124, both fine entries for the roadster market. But...
We thought your Orochi was the ugliest car ever. We’re sorry. We just couldn’t imagine the blinding magnificence of your new Galue hearse.
I’m sure many of you here are familiar with Mitsuoka, a small coachbuilder based in Toyama (city), Toyama (prefecture), Japan.
You want to know what a Mitsuoka is like, don’t you?
The Mitsuoka Galue seems to have been used because they couldn’t afford a real Rolls. Since it is filmed in Canada I am guessing the one used is 15 years old.
Well rejoice because Mitsuoka has the car for you!!!11!1 The lovely new Galue.
Who can recognise what familiar (not if you’re in North America) small Nissan is beneath this Jaaagified Viewt?
Here's a Viewt. Without asking Mr Google who can recognise a familiar little Japanese car under all that?
Yes - This is a hastily taken potato picture.
Hey, remember the Mitsuoka Orochi? Y'know, the Japanese not-really-fast-enough-to-be-a-supercar that everyone puts in their "Top 10 Ugliest Cars" lists somewhere? The one meant to look like a blowfish but also Pamela Anderson's lips or whatever the hell? Anybody? No? Dust? Well, you won't have to soon, because it's…