50+ years of Japanese concept cars
Here is a selection of concept cars designed by Japanese automakers from 1957-2009.
ASA (automobile)
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BET 3-wheeler
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Shuanghuan SCEO
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50+ years of Japanese concept cars
Here is a selection of concept cars designed by Japanese automakers from 1957-2009.
Ford Festiva
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Bajaj Lite
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Volkswagen up!
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Cadillac V-16
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Škoda 1203
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Chevrolet D-20
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UAZ-469
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UMM Alter 4x4
1985 saw the arrival of a new UMM car, the Alter 4x4, which featured a 2.5 litre diesel engine.
Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor
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Chevrolet S-10 Blazer
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Dacia Lăstun
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KM131 Jeep
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