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Timeless Charms: Microcars Reviving Classic Motoring Glamour

The look of the car is the SS100 (Hundred), Jaguar's first car that debuted in 1935, and we present a replica car that is based on the Panther J72, which is a further imitation of the SS100. What is different is its size: this is the BUBU 505-C, a small one-seater moped car about 2.5 meters long.

Spirit of Microcars: A Deep Dive into the World of Mitsuoka K-3 Enthusiasts

As they say, "The Germans invented the car, the French turned it into a business, and the British play with it", and in the field of cars, Britain has long been a major hobby nation. One of the unique British car hobby cultures is the 'kit car' genre. So when you hear the word 'kit car', you first think of the UK, the home of the genre, but of course it is not exclusive to that country. In Japan, Mitsuoka Motor, well-known for its small cars, also sold kit cars.

Recreating the Le Mans Champion: A Miniature EV Microcar Inspired by the GT40

One of the most memorable races in the history of the 24 Hours of Le Mans was the 34th edition in 1966. The "GT40" sent by Ford won the first overall victory over Ferrari, which until then had reigned as the absolute champion. We would like to introduce a micro car that has reproduced the Ford GT40 as a small "moped car".

Craftsmanship Unleashed: The Unique Story of the Handmade ‘Seven 50’ with 50cc Engine

The moped car introduced here, 'Seven 50,' is a one-off model that is almost entirely handmade, about 3/4 the size of the real thing, and seats one person. We will introduce the process of how the owner, who was paralyzed on the right side of his body due to an illness, regained his positive attitude through his moped car hobby and built this car with his own exclusive specifications.

Suzuki ‘CV1’, A Phantom Moped Car Only About 100 Units

The "most basic car" in Japan is generally a kei-car, but there is an even more minimalist category of transporters: micro cars and moped cars. The car introduced here is the CV1, a one-seater compact car with a displacement of 50 cc, which was introduced to the market by Suzuki in 1981.

‘Full-Size Choro-Q’ Series Designed By Akira Toriyama Of “Dragon Ball”

World-renowned manga artist Akira Toriyama passed away on 1 March 2024. A vehicle enthusiast, he had in fact designed the QVOLT, a small one-seater electric car, in the real world. We look back at the micro EVs of ChoroQ Motors, the company that created the QVOLT.

Micro EV Designed By “Dragon Ball” Author Akira Toriyama Is Back!

Akira Toriyama, who passed away on March 1, 2024, was a manga artist and designer known for his popular manga "Dr. Slump" and "Dragon Ball" as well as character designs for video games. Let us introduce the "QVOLT," a one-seater EV that he designed nearly 20 years ago of which only nine were produced.