Minica madness

Do you love tiny cars?
by Paulo Rafael Subido | May 3, 2011

Once upon a time these tiny cars were a dime a dozen. But now, their numbers are dwindling. Luckily, there are a few enthusiasts who appreciate their simplicity and utility.

I came across these Mitsubishi Minicas at a restoration shop along Kamuning Road in Quezon City, and boy was I blown away by how cool these cars are.

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Check out the wooden garnish and the little details. Cars nowadays don't have artistic touches like these anymore.

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I don't know much about these cars, except that they are rear-wheel drive, and that their tiny engines share the same oil with the transmission.

Here's another one parked at the shop.

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That air horn is not stock.

If there are any Minica fans reading, any information would be helpful. But for now, I'm happy just appreciating what I see.

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