Remembering Japanese cars from the past

Minipato: small kei patrol cars

Just found a new mind boggling term: Minipato (ミニパト).

Basically I was searching around for the Suzuki Cervo SS20 and stumbled upon a page about the Suzuki Cervo used in the Mechadoc manga and anime. It was referred to as the Minipato. So what is a Minipato then? Simple: a mini patrol car!
Minipato: Mechadoc's Cervo SS20 pato!
Now how awesome is that?

I also found when searching for the phrase Minipato lots and lots of pictures of kei patrol cars used by the Japanese police. Another famous one is, obviously, the Honda Today driven by Natsumi and Miyuki in Taiho Shichauzo (You’re under arrest!):

More on this subject will certainly follow. 😉

Direct link to video: PS 逮捕しちゃうぞ オープニング

1 Comment

  1. Tony

    Where dit you find this?
    I would love to buy this model, becourse i’m making mij Suzuki sc100gx the same way 😉

    Regards Tony
    Netherlands

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