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4-wheel Drive Van

Not sure what make this is. On the side it said "Intercooler Turbo 2800." Have never seen one of these in the U.S.
Note: See all the comments; it's a Mitsubishi Delica.


Anonymous said...

Probably a Delica or something similar. Those are all the rage here in interior BC in Nelson.

I understand most of these right hand drive vehicles come from Japan since after 15 years they no longer allow the vehicles on the road for emissions reasons. Many of them are shippped to west coast of canada. My friend bought a old diesel Land Cruiser that way through a broker.
Last year we drove to Red Rocks NV for climbing outside Vegas. The looks / comments we got from people when they saw a driver on the 'wrong' side were priceless..

Rick Gordon said...

I think the previous commenter nailed it:

Anonymous said...

Yeah its a Mitsi delica. Based on the L200 truck, so its a fully capable of road vehicle. A great van for travelling.

Sol said...

they ship them over as used vehicles from Japan to the UK. They use them to camp in Japan.

Kelsi said...

A Delica! Dream surf-mobile. We see these a lot with BC plates just across the border in Bellingham, WA. Openly covet these rigs.

Jim said...

I have one of these 4x4 mystery machines, which I converted into a discrete camper. They are incredible vehicles if juicy by European standards, usually set up as a people carrier, but the seats unbolt and I fitted a rock and roll bed from a VW camper. Its ideal if you want to camp on a side street without being noticed, shift a load of junk or crawl through shallow streams and over rocks :)

Jim said...

Im in the UK, also in 4WD Power mode (warp speed setting) with the mighty 2.8 Turbo diesel and reduced mass it will beat a hot hatch from the lights with beer chilling in the coolbox and 4' futon mattress and 2 burner hob. Newer ones like mine, and the one pictured are based on an L400 - available for around £1000 - 5000 usually in the UK, so often I think of selling it for something saner, but even though it drinks fuel it feels like driving around in a gnarly giant metal slipper.

hayds said...

Plenty of theses mitsubitshi delica in New Zealand , a friend of mine took his on a off road excursion that was no walk in the park but it did well over all . Also known as bits of mitsi !!!

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