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Old 05-08-2015, 04:13 AM   #2 (permalink)
RedDevil
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Good to see the NedCar Access prototype again



850 kg mostly aluminium, good collision safety, flappy paddles, boasted a 4.7 l/100 km economy... not bad for a 1995 mini MPV...?

This could have been the Mitsubishi Space star, but Mitsubishi (participating in NedCar at the time) decided on a more conventional design.
In retrospect, what a miss.
Audi came up with a similar design in 1999: the A2.

That web page is very much 1995 too
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