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1951 Toyopet Sedan [SF]

1951 Toyopet Sedan [SF] in House of Bamboo, Movie, 1955 IMDB

Class: Cars, Sedan — Model origin: JP

1951 Toyopet Sedan [SF]

[*] Background vehicle

Comments about this vehicle

AuthorMessage

Big Dave VA

2010-05-03 17:19

I'd say it is a Toyopet Super

130rapid PL

2010-05-03 17:24

I think something other.

bref FR

2010-05-03 21:31

May be an Ohta PK3

130rapid PL

2010-05-04 16:32

Nope, you can see Ohta PK3 first on the right: http://www.2000gt.net/Japon/1957.jpg

130rapid PL

2010-05-04 17:36

It disturbs me deeply.

It isn't Toyopet (Super, Master, Crown), Prince, Hino, Ohta, Mitsubishi-Kaiser J Henry, Isuzu-Hillman Minx, any Datsun or even Subaru 1500. What else? Did we forget some producer?

Otherwise it looks quite modern, not only for mid-50s Japanese standards.

Could be something British?

vilero ES

2010-05-04 18:22

130rapid, let's see if these extra pictures can help something more

[Image: 240020-HouseBamboo33.jpg] [Image: 240021-HouseBamboo32.jpg] [Image: 240022-HouseBamboo31.jpg]

The whole car (more or less) would be something like this 'collage'
[Image: 240023-HouseBamboo33bis.jpg]

Zoomed
[Image: 240024-HouseBamboo33bis1.jpg]

-- Last edit: 2010-05-04 18:24:40

bref FR

2010-05-04 19:27

130rapid wrote Nope, you can see Ohta PK3 first on the right: http://www.2000gt.net/Japon/1957.jpg


He says what could be a PK3 and not it is a PK3. Anyway, the rear does not match.

Nissan built Austin? For me too it is an enigm

chris40 UK

2010-05-04 20:05

Not a Nissan/Austin, certainly. Officially Nissan assembled or built only the A40 Somerset and the A50 Cambridge, substantially similar to the British-made versions. Wikipedia says 'Nissan began building Austin 7s in 1930, though the legitimacy of their license at that time is debated.'

-- Last edit: 2010-05-04 20:09:58

Barrett UK

2010-05-04 23:05

130rapid - it's definitely not British, or a license-built british car. I'm totally stumped though! Early Japanese cars are hard for me to identify, there is hardly any information about them in English.

Chris40, once again wikipedia is telling porki-pies! Nissan never had a license to build Austin 7s, the small DAT car was a perfect copy of a 7, but was totally unoffical. The idea that it was a licence-built car (like the BMW-dixi) is a common misconception which has been encouraged by years of lazy motoring journalists not checking their facts properly!
Actually the front end styling of the DAT pre-dated the facelift for the Austin 7, which appeared one year after Herbert Austin had one shipped over for appraisal purposes....

zodiac SE

2010-05-04 23:10

How about a Toyopet SF? Here's a link backing my suggestion: link Link to "books.google.se"
It's an article from Popular Science nov 1952.

130rapid PL

2010-05-04 23:41

zodiac wrote How about a Toyopet SF?


Well, it match for me! :sun: This one here could be 1952 MY due to lack front indicators. It has Toyota wheels and same bumpers indeed.

130rapid PL

2010-05-04 23:45

Your link, dear zodiac, precise name of our lonely SF also: /vehicle.php?id=170318#Comment729608

electra225 IT

2010-05-05 00:09

Congratulations, Zodiac...

Barrett UK

2010-05-05 03:08

well done!

chris40 UK

2010-05-05 09:16

Barrett wrote Chris40, once again wikipedia is telling porki-pies! Nissan never had a license to build Austin 7s, the small DAT car was a perfect copy of a 7, but was totally unoffical.

That's what I thought; I just threw that in for interest :) . And IIRC being Japanese they carried on using the short wheelbase chassis long after Austin had abandoned it.

DynaMike NL

2013-03-04 23:31

?? Same picture as /vehicle_299530-Toyopet-Master-RR-1955.html

Lateef NO

2013-03-05 00:09

Negative, that one is clearly taken a few frames later.

130rapid PL

2013-04-17 18:28

Body made by 'Arakawa Sheet Metal Works' plant.

Lateef NO

2018-09-05 11:55

Made since Aug 51, called Sedan in brochures.

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