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Nissan 1400 Truck With Honda Motorcycle Engine Looks And Sounds Rad

You’ve possibly under no circumstances listened to about the Nissan 1400. It was a modest truck that was manufactured by the Japanese automaker among 1971 and 2008 in South Africa. For our East European readers – yes, it does look a little like a Moskvich 412 with a cargo bed, but the two have been not connected. The 1400 pickup was regarded as the most thriving truck in Africa and was nicknamed “Winner of Africa.” It was under no circumstances meant to be exciting and general performance-oriented, though.

One Nissan 1400 proprietor from South Africa was possibly not content with the way the truck seemed and performed on the road, and made a decision to modify it in a exclusive way. And what this dude manufactured is completely great – all hand-constructed to an outstanding craftsmanship top quality. Just hold out right until you hear the juicy specifics.

It took Stephan Fouche at Mad Canine Racing about seven hundred hours of function to build this truck built largely for monitor use. It characteristics a stripped-out exterior and a by natural means aspirated Honda motorbike engine revving to extra than 12,000 rpm. The revvy engine may possibly not have major output numbers but the truck is incredibly light-weight at just above 1,455 kilos (660 kilograms), which would make it fast and nimble.

The video at the top rated of this page, courtesy of Cars and trucks.co.za, specifics the wonderful challenge with a Honda CBR 1.-liter engine. The motor is possibly not even the finest section of this make as the inboard suspension format is truly genius. The Frankenstein truck rides on Porsche wheels which give it a somewhat particular look.

As the host of the video points out, the motor vehicle feels incredibly light-weight and pleasurable to generate on a monitor. And with its great look and screaming motorbike seem, it is also a sight to behold.