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Mitsuoka created a new version of Himiko


The original roadster will be presented in the internal Japanese car market in a variant with convertible top. Former versions Himiko were equipped only with a rigid collapsible roof.

Mitsuoka Himiko thanks by Mazda MX-5

Mitsuoka is going to begin sales in Japan of Himiko roadsters. technical base for a roadster — the model of Mazda MX-5. The present generation of Mazda MX-5 is offered both with usual roof and with convertible top, however, Himiko has been presented in Japan only with rigid roof.

Mitsuoka Himiko

The car is equipped with the 2,0-litre 4-cylinder petrol engine which is present and at MX-5. In a combination with a 5-step mechanical gear box, engine power makes 170HP, at a choice of a 6-step automatic transmission — 162HP.

In interior of differences at a novelty practically is not present not only from former Himiko, but also from actually Mazda MX-5. Only materials: armchairs is made from red genuine leather, on a front panel of an insert from a natural tree etc.

Novelty cost is high enough, as, however, and the majority of models Mitsuoka. In Japan the car will be offered at the price from 4,880,000 yens ($56,500US or 43,400 euros). In total will be created only twenty similar cars. All of them are intended for sale only in Japan.

Mitsuoka Himiko Classic Edition

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