CYRUS43

Mitsubishi Minica Toppo: India's Wierdest Import.

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Recently, i Stumbled upon this extremely freaky looking "Thing".

At first, i thoiught it was a modified Wagon R or something. But when i went closer to click pictures of this "thing", it turned out to be a Mitsubishi Minica Toppo.

I had only read about these "things", but never actually seen one. And here I was, unable to decide wether I should laugh at how ugly this looks or be polite and just take some pictures and leave.

I ended up doing the Later as the owner was eyeing me suspiciously!!

Anyways, do enjoy this car....if we can call It a car that is!!!!

 

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CYRUS432009-05-15 21:38:03

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Looks like a 'Lilliputian Hearse', dunno which 'paagal' would take the trouble of importing this. When sold it would make a good "pet" funeral vehicle; if any one want's to give his dog a decent burial. I bet they will have decals like "Every Dog Has It's Day"...

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Looks like a 'Lilliputian Hearse'' date=' dunno which 'paagal' would take the trouble of importing this. When sold it would make a good "pet" funeral vehicle; if any one want's to give his dog a decent burial. I bet they will have decals like "Every Dog Has It's Day"...[/quote']

xlnt...your comment really made me laugh.i was really having a bad smiley5.gifday until i read your post!! thx alot.smiley32.gif

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@ Darxide: On seeing the Minica I went 'high' without the "ethanol" and its only saturday afternoon.

 yes that hearse really left me pretty shaken up.i guess a "stiff one" is recommended now! drink up! cheers!!

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This is how it looks!! There were two versions. The one above is the freakier one!!

 

This is the more saner looking car.

 

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Just a little trivia, If one has seen Jeremy Clarkson's Motorworld, in the JApan episode, a Mitsubishi Minica gets towed away by the Shinjuku Police Department as it is parked in a No Parking zone, And clarkson says, "If you drive a car like that, you deserve to have it towed away!!"

 

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Cyrus, sometimes things are beautiful in an ugly sort of way or ugly in a beautiful sort of way. Some designs defy conventional rules of aesthetics and we ridicule them. The Yamaha Fazer in India being a prime example. But I personally like to look at the unusual.   smiley4.gif

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This car looks like A Suzuki Wagon R mated with a Mini and produced this awful looking Minica.. The Maruti Zen Estilo sold in Indian market looks beautiful if you compare the car with Minica. Even Wagon R looks good compared to this stupid looking small car..

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Mitsubs started to build from the top down, they were actually building a golf mobile, then all of a sudden, they had better funds and a top half finished Minica, they then saw the BMW mini and copy+Paste the bottom half with just a touch of uglyness :)

Its exactly what i thought when i looked at this one "Funeral vehicle for my pet/ Seriously crazy designer's idea for a Golf cart".

I wonder how many of these were sold though...

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