Anybody who tells you that you need to spend a bunch of money to drive a nice classic car is full of it. Cheap, but nice, classics are available if you are willing to forget about owning something that all the cool/rich kids want. This next classic might be slow, but it looks rust free, in good mechanical shape, and is offered for a reasonable amount of money. Find this 1972 Honda N600 offered for $6995 in Imperial Beach, CA via craigslist.
This next car gave me a real shock. It is the ultimate DT; Double Take; Daily Turismo; Delirium Tremens; Devil’s Tailgate; Doomsday Turkeybaster, Dunkin Tourniquet; Deepfake Talisman; Deft Turk; Decent Torque; Don’t Tighten; Dandy Toxicity; Dumb Tangent; Double Tonsil; Diametrically Tearse; Dilapidated Transom; Dancing Terrapin; Demonically Turmeric; Digital Turpentine; Demonstrably Terrible…no…Demonstrably Terrific…yesss…that’s the one I’m looking for. I knew I’d get there in the end. Find this 1952 Willys Honda N600 offered for $3,500 in Grandview, TX via forkbook marketpork. Tip from PB.
This next car is one of those vehicles that when you drive, you might think there is something wrong with the engine….so you pop the hood…and discover that it appears to not have an engine. But if you just imagine you are driving the world’s heaviest motorcycle…it sorta works. Find this 1972 Honda N600 offered for […]
The Honda N600 was introduced for the 1970 model year as the first Honda vehicle to be officially imported into the USA. The little Honda was available as a coupe or wagon and had a 600cc engine that could revv to 9000 rpm, but it was never available as a camper..until now. Find this 1972 Honda […]
By Adam — Some dreams start small. Some dreams continue to stay small for quite some time before they take flight. The saying goes “Big things come in little packages” and for quite a while small was the only size that came from Japan. In the early 70’s if you drove something small, or from […]
Few buyers in the early 1970s wanted a small fuel efficient car…until gas prices shot up, and the Japanese invasion began. If you are in the Shriners and tired of rollin in a Nash Metro in local parades, perhaps you might be interested in this 1971 Honda N600 for sale for $1000 in Leadville, CO. […]
The Japanese N600 was the export version of the N360 kei car, a lightweight deathtrap city car designed to meet Japan’s Keijidosha (light cars) regulations which gave buyers a significant tax break, and easier license/registration requirements. Today’s example has been morphed into a custom El Camino style pickup and it looks wicked. Find this 1971 […]
The Honda N600 is a diminutive front drive subcompact, essentially a larger engined version of a Japanese Kei Car built for export to places where a 360cc engine simply wasn’t acceptable. It was still a slow little car, and has the dubious honor of being the first Honda car ever imported to the US market, […]
Launched in 1970, the N600 was the first Honda to ever be officially imported to the USA. It was Kei car in size, but it used a larger watercooled engine that gave it slightly better performance than you might expect from its outward appearance. The only thing Honda didn’t do was create a 4X4 offroad […]
The Honda N600 is a small front drive subcompact, essentially a larger engined version of a Japanese Kei Car built for export to places where a 360cc engine wasn’t salable. The N600 has the unique status of being the first Honda car ever imported to the US market, making it the grandpappy to scores of […]