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    Report: Mitsuoka Orochi marks the end of the ugly with Final Edition
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    Think of Mitsu and you're bound to think of Japanese cars, but Mitsubishi isn't the only one. Lesser known is Mitsuoka, a small automaker based in Toyama that mostly rebodies existing Japanese cars to look like old English ones. Its most outlandish creation, though, is surely the low-slung ...

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    TGMY's Mitsuoka Himiko goes electric, gets 340-mile range
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    TGMY electric conversion of the Mitsuoka Himiko – Click above to watch the video after the jump
    The Mitsuoka Himiko roadster has received an electric makeover that adds green cred to its retro-style allure. TGMY, the company responsible for the conversion, debuted the car at the 2011 ...

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    Mitsuoka Orochi now available to rent in Osaka
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    Mitsuoka Orochi Premium Gold – Click above for high-res image gallery
    So you're headed to Japan and need to rent a car. What to choose? The island nation is a smorgasbord of metal foreign to American tastes, from a wide buffet of pint-sized kei-cars to more American-sized contraptions. But ...

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    Mitsuoka Orochi gets the Premium Gold treatment
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    Mitsuoka Orochi Premium Gold – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Just when you thought you had washed the Mitsuoka Orochi's image from your mind, it's back – and it's gold! Mitsuoka has just released the Premium Gold Orochi, which will be limited to a production run of only 20 ...

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    Beijing 2010: Mitsuoka Galue Convertible is all kinds of wrong
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    Mitsuoka Galue – Click above for high-res image gallery
    If ever there was proof that just because you can, it doesn't mean you should, it's Mitsuoka Motors. Case in point - the Mitsuoka Galue Convertible, which we've finally gotten to see in person here in Beijing. Sadly, we cannot un-see ...

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    JDM Retrofuturism: Mitsuoka launches updated New Viewt
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    Mitsuoka Viewt -- Click above for high-res image gallery
    You know that unique thing that Mitsuoka does? If not, see for yourself. And here's another example of it: the new Viewt. Originally introduced in 1993, the Viewt is a Nissan Micra underneath what kind of resembles a Jaguar MkII shell. The ...

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    REPORT: Mitsuoka to offer unique rental cars in Japan, also plans to sell in China
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    Mitsuoka Orochi - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Mitsuoka, the Japanese car company whose mission seems to be hoarding all the ugly in the entire world and using it to design automobiles, will expand into Japan's rental car market and offer its luxury range in China. Japanese drivers will ...

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    VIDEO: Ridiculous vintage JDM action! Roller-skating ninja vs. Bubu 501
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    Ninja vs. BuBu - Follow the jump to watch video
    No need to belabor this – you really just need to watch. The three-wheeled hero car is a BuBu 501 by Mitsuoka, and yes, it's being chased and attacked by a group of ninja. On roller skates. Doing stunts. (Don't miss the absurd roller ...

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    Shanghai 2009: Geely GE goes for baroque. Again.
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    Geely Excellence Limousine - Click above for a high-res image gallery
    Asian consumers loves them some baroque styling. How else to explain the popularity of gaudy, over-the-top couture in the continent's major city centers? Indeed, how else to explain the existence of cars like the Mitsuoka Galue ...

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    Mitsuoka tries to ape Morgan, succeeds
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    Click above for a gallery of the Mitsuoka Himiko
    It's ridiculous, but we love Mitsuoka. The company is best known for transforming existing cars into wannabe classic British-style rides, as well as its Orochi sports car, which is what happens after a Camry gets drunk and has a torrid one-night ...

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    Mitsuoka Galue S50 Limousine plops onto the scene
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    Click above for gallery with more images, if you dare
    Mitsuoka, that tiny Japanese manufacturer who makes the wonderfully wacky Orochi sea monster, has introduced its latest automotive mash-up, just in time to give us a Halloween fright. It is a derivative of the company's Galue III (the return of ...

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    Wacky or Tacky? Mitsuoka introduces the Galue 204
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    Click image for hi-res galleryMitsuoka, in addition to building the sea creature-like Orochi sports car, is best known for its quirky "regular" models, which are simply rebodied vehicles that are usually made to look like British classics. Today, the boutique automaker unveiled the Galue 204, which ...

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    Send it to the Galue factory: Mitsuoka's 'Stang/Rolls hybrid
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    Click image to enlargeYou can probably build a drinking game around the art of discerning from what cars Japanese automaker Mitsuoka grabs styling elements in its insanely-rebodied lineup. One of its newest additions is the shockingly ugly, Ford Mustang-based Galue convertible (The Galue II sedan ...

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    Mitsuoka Orochi specs, pricing announced
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    Japanese automaker Mitsuoka has revealed the production version of it's unique-looking mid-engined Orochi sports car, along with the car's production plans, pricing, and specifications. The Orochi, named for an eight-headed serpent out of Japanese folklore, first appeared as a 2001 concept car, and ...

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