Mitsuoka

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Mitsuoka Motor Co., Ltd.
Type Public company
Industry Automobile manufacturing
Founded February 1, 1968
Headquarters 508-3, Kakeomachi, Toyama City, Toyama Prefecture, Japan
Key people Akio Mitsuoka (Representative Director and President)
Revenue 227,000,000 JPY
Net income 29,700,000,000 JPY
Employees 580 (As of March, 2008)
Website Mitsuoka Motors website

Mitsuoka Motors (光岡自動車?) is a small Japanese automobile company. It is noted for building cars with conventional styling, some of which imitate British vehicles of the 1950s and 1960s.[1] It is primarily a coachbuilder, taking production cars, like the Nissan March, and replacing the bodywork with its own custom designs. It has also produced a sports car, the Orochi. Mitsuoka Motors is also the principal distributor of retro-classic TD2000 roadster in Japan. Mitsuoka is the youngest Japanese auto manufacturer, and bases its current cars on Nissans and Infinitis. Also, it built just one ute version of the Viewt, which is in the U.K. It also makes its cars look like different cars (i.e., the Galue is meant to look like an older Rolls-Royce).

Models[edit]

2005 Mitsuoka Orochi Nude-Top Roadster.

Current lineup[edit]

Past vehicles[edit]

Second generation Ryoga

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hiroko Tashiro and Ian Rowley (2008). "In Japan, a Car Apart from the Pack". Bloomberg Business Week website. Retrieved 2010-03-14. 
  2. ^ Mitsuoka Cute
  3. ^ "Mitsuoka BUBU Series". Mitsuoka-motor.com. Retrieved 2011-08-21. 
  4. ^ "Mitsuoka BUBU 356 Speedster". Mitsuoka-motor.com. Retrieved 2011-08-21. 
  5. ^ "Mitsuoka Microcar K-4". Mitsuoka-mc.com. Retrieved 2011-08-21. 
  6. ^ "Mitsuoka Zero1". Mitsuoka-motor.com. Retrieved 2011-08-21. 

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