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2001 Mitsuoka Orochi news, pictures, and information
Little known outside of Asia, Mitsuoka Motor Co. is a smaller Japanese car manufacturer that primarily builds retro-looking automobiles that are usually to some extent derivative of well-known classic cars from England. By contrast, the mid-engine Orochi is definitely a bold and original styling statement. There doesn't appear to be much information available on this concept. Early reports were that the first showcars put on display did not run. Though that may have been true, the one picture does show that they did get at least as far as an operable and road-going prototype.
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