Tokyo Auto Salon: 555TES Minute-S
15 January 2013 - The truth about cars
It’s been a lost in translation situation, but from what I could develop here at the Tokyo Auto Salon, the oddly shaped and oddly named 555TES Minute-S is a “three-wheel compact commuter” powered by a Yamaha 250-cc engine coupled to a Toyota Aqua hybrid drive. Here it is in motion:
The Truth About Cars predicts similar success as other three-wheelers. Mt compact-commuter is pocket-size. It’s a SUICA card. Works on the subway.
The pink thing behind it is the official “Rice Rocket.” I kid you not. I know you won’t trust me, so here is proof.