If you need to buy a car for delivery or transport, there's perhaps nothing more interesting than a Nissan S-Cargo. It's a tiny, weirdly shaped Kei-class car sold in Japan that recently became legal to import into the US. This one's for sale, and you should buy it.
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The name "S-Cargo" is a double entendre, standing for "Small Cargo" and for sounding like the French word "escargot," meaning snail, which references the car's strange, upright shape. Powering the car is a 72-horsepower 1.5-liter carbureted four-cylinder engine connected to the front wheels via a three-speed automatic transmission.
This particular car looks to have been modified with an exhaust, a Momo steering wheel, mudflaps, and aftermarket wheels. I've never seen an S-Cargo painted in anything other than white, so chances are that lovely red paint is also an aftermarket affair.
With with the equivalent of just 53,000 miles on the clock, the seller's doesn't seem to bad, either. Sure, it's not going to be as practical to use every day as your average delivery van, but we think the tradeoff for driving such a unique machine is worth it.