1959 Daihatsu Micro Car Trimobile For Sale In Arlington Heights, Illinois 60005
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**$7,999 Or Best Offer**
Daihatsu is the oldest car manufacturer in Japan. Starting in the 1900's and still in business today. Marketing for the Trimobile started in the late 50's offering cheap movement of freight in large cities, great fuel economy and a 899 pound payload capacity. This is an American model, they differed from other markets. American models had an "A" stamped in the VIN. Other markets had a "MP" some markets refer to them as "Tuk-Tuks".
Also the American version had a split rear window and a crane incorporated in the hood emblem. The Trimobile was manufactured from 1959-1963 with three wheels and after 1964 was made with four wheels for safety reasons. With a 305 two stroke speeds may reach 45 MPH. They wear street legal with suicide doors, side curtains, and a moon roof, which most micro cars had for the simple reason if you were involved in an accident you could climb out the top.
This Trimobile has 545 miles, Yokahama Tires, and floor mats all believed to be original. Information on the Daihatsu is very limited as are the numbers exported to America. Estimates range between a dozen to 50. Micro Cars have become very popular and set many sales records! Don't miss your chance to own one! Call for more details!