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Subaru Sambar Pickup- 1970

Subaru Sambar Pickup- 1970

In 1966, Subaru introduced Japan’s first kei-class truck, a variation of the second generation Sambar Van. The two passenger truck came equipped with a low truck deck (just under 14 inches off the ground) and approx. 38 sq. foot bed. Detachable side gates allow easier loading/ unloading and foldable flaps on three sides aid in carrying capacity.

Of the approx. 6000 Subaru 360 models imported into the US by SoA, The Sambar pickup truck is the rarest.

Manufacturer: Fuji Heavy Industries, Ltd.
Country of Origin: Japan
Drivetrain Configuration: Rear engine, rear wheel drive
Engine: Subaru Ek31, air-cooled, 356cc, twin-cylinder, 2-stroke, 25bhp
Transmission: 4-speed manual
Top Speed: 86 km/h (55 mph)
Years of Production: 1966-73
Number Produced: 392,000,
approx. 6,000 were imported to USA
Original Cost: $1,366

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