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1995 Mitsubishi Maus

Based on the Mitsubishi's MUM electric car of two years back, it's just 2.5 meters long, with a six-meter turning circle and up-to-scale crash protection. The engine is a three-cylinder 500 cm, and modular construction means it can also be built as an electric car.

The three modules are a frame-carrying engine and suspension, a sheet metal platform with tubular side members, and the plastic resin body shell. The only problem is that it has only one door, no interior trim, and no dash - but look, the seats are a hammock-style with the fabric acting as the springing. Yep, just the same as on the Renault R4 and the Citroen 2CV.

It even starred in the movie, Boh lei chun (1999)

Source: Bill Tuckey - The Age via