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Mitsubishi Toppo

Mitsubishi Toppo
Overview
Manufacturer Mitsubishi Motors
Also called Mitsubishi Minica Toppo
Mitsubishi Minica Toppo Town Bee
Mitsubishi Toppo BJ
Production 1990–2004, 2008–present
Assembly Mizushima plant, Kurashiki, Okayama, Japan
Body and chassis
Class Kei car
Layout Front engine,
front-/four-wheel drive
Powertrain
Engine 3G83 657 cc I3
4A30 659 cc I4
Transmission 3-speed automatic
4-speed automatic
4-speed manual
5-speed manual
Dimensions
Wheelbase 2,260–2,340 mm (89.0–92.1 in)
Length 3,255–3,395 mm (128.1–133.7 in)
Width 1,395–1,475 mm (54.9–58.1 in)
Height 1,695–1,790 mm (66.7–70.5 in)
Curb weight 620–860 kg (1,367–1,896 lb)
Chronology
Predecessor Mitsubishi Minica
Successor Mitsubishi eK wagon

The Mitsubishi Toppo is a light recreational vehicle (RV) produced by Mitsubishi Motors from 1990 until 2004, derived from their Minica kei car. The name is a portmanteau of the English "top" (roof) and the Japanese "noppo" (lanky).[1]

Originally named the Mitsubishi Minica Toppo, a retro-styled variant was introduced in 1996 called the Mitsubishi Minica Toppo Town Bee. In 1998 a new generation was launched; now referred to as the Mitsubishi Toppo BJ ("Big Joy"). A larger derivative, the Mitsubishi Toppo BJ Wide was introduced in 1999. The model was replaced by the new eK in 2001, although sold alongside the eK until being discontinued in 2004. The Toppo was re-introduced in 2008; now referred to as the Mitsubishi Toppo.[2] In Japan, it was sold at a specific retail chain called Galant Shop.

In Popular Culture

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References

  1. ^ Fact & Figures 2000, Mitsubishi Motors website
  2. ^ Mitsubishi Motors press release, September 17, 2008


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