Tuesday, March 9, 2010
San Francisco Street Sighting - 1971 Honda N600
This particular car is a 1971 Honda N600. It's one of those survivors that leaves you scratching your head wondering how it stays alive in a hostile environment full of Crown Victoria taxis and possessed environmentalists pinballing around in Prii. This really is a tiny, tiny car! Not only has it been saved from getting splattered on the bumper of a Suburban, but the body is in good shape as well. It's scratched, faded and has a few dents here and there, all signs of a car that's lived its whole life in the city and been parked outside on the street. This little Honda has its original California blue plates, clean shiny chrome and a lot of original parts. The itty-bitty pressed-steel wheels aren't a thing of beauty but they're probably stock. I'd like to see the paint freshened up in the stock color with a new black rocker stripe.