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Welcome to Figaro Car Imports

Figaro Car Imports Ltd is in North Cheshire, close to Manchester Airport & mainline train stations from the North & South of the UK.

We have 12 years experience in importing & sales of only low miles top quality Figaros with no rust.

Over 200 Figaros  sold.

As stock is changing rapidly before the website can be updated please call for information about several new arrivals.

For a full description of these exciting vehicles please check the stock page.

Our cars...
  • Over 150 Figaros imported & sold
  • Only cars in Excellent condition
  • Thorough MOT
  • Interior clean
  • Comprehensive service
  • After Sales

The Nissan Figaro is a small retro car manufactured by Nissan. The car was originally sold only in Japan. Despite this, the Nissan Figaro has become popular with owners in the UK and Ireland, given the popularity of second-hand Japanese import cars. Its appearance has a resemblance to the 1960s Datsun Fairlady models. Contents [hide] 1 Overview 2 Specifications 2.1 Size 2.2 Weight 2.3 Performance 2.4 Engine 2.5 Various devices 2.6 Colors 2.7 Options 2.8 Features 2.9 Mechanism 2.10 Body 2.11 Special mentions 3 Manufacturer option 3.1 Exterior options 3.2 Interior options 4 Appearances in media 5 External links [edit]Overview The Figaro was introduced at the 1989 Tokyo Motor Show under the slogan "Back to the Future". It was built by a Nissan special projects group called Pike Factory, who also produced other niche automobiles such as the Be-1, Pao and S-Cargo. It was based on the K10 Nissan Micra aka March. Only four colours were available: Topaz Mist, Emerald Green, Pale Aqua and Lapis Grey. Each colour symbolised a season of the year. When the car was launched, Topaz Mist was the least popular colour. There were only 2,000 produced in Topaz Mist hence they have become increasingly rare. The Figaro was equipped with leather seats, air conditioning, CD player and an open roof. It was designed by Shoji Takahashi, who won a design competition with the car. The engine was Nissan's MA10ET, a turbocharged 1.0 L (987 cc) I4. Only 8,000 were originally available with an additional 12,000 added to production numbers to meet demand. Prospective purchasers had to enter a lottery to be able to buy one of these cars. Limited edition cars came with passenger side baskets and cup holders. These now fetch hundreds on internet auction sites. There are specialist dealers in the UK who supply parts and servicing for this car. Front view of a Nissan Figaro. Hachinohe, Japan (October 2004). [edit]Specifications [edit]Size Interior Width: 1310 mm (51.57 in) Interior Height: 1130 mm (44.49 in) Treadwidth: Front: 1335 mm (52.56 in), Rear: 1350 mm (53.15 in) Riding Capacity: Four people [edit]Weight Max laden weight : 1235 kg (2723 lb) Max rolling weight : 1835 kg (4045 lb) Max load (front axle) : 620 kg (1367 lb) Max load (rear axle) : 625 kg (1378 lb) Max trailer weight (with brakes) : 310 kg (683 lb) Max trailer weight (without brakes) : 600 kg (1323 lb) [edit]Performance Turning Circle (Kerb-to-Kerb): 4.7 m (15 ft 5 in) Fuel Economy: 7.3 L/100 km (39 mpg-imp; 32 mpg-US) Fuel consumption rate: 60 km/h (37 mph) running, on level ground: 4.1 L/100 km (69 mpg-imp; 57 mpg-US) [edit]Engine Bore and Stroke: 68.0 mm (2.68 in) x 68.0 mm (2.68 in) Compression Ratio: 8.0:1 Max Power: 76 PS (56 kW; 75 hp) at 6000 rpm Max Torque: 10.8 kgm (106 Nm; 78 ftlbf) at 4400 rpm Fuel Delivery: ECCS Fuel Type/Capacity: Regular Unleaded/40L (8.8 imp. gal. / 10.6 US gal.) [edit]Various devices Steering: Rack and pinion Suspension: Four-wheel independent Front: Strut-type Rear: 4-link, with stabilizer bar (anti-sway bar) Front Wheel Drive Brakes: Ventilated front discs Tire size: 165/70R12 77H Cold climate spec: 155SR12 [edit]Colors Exterior body colors: Emerald Green (6K8) 6000 produced Pale Aqua (6K9) 6000 produced Lapis Gray (7K0) 6000 produced Topaz Mist (7K1) 2000 produced Interior colors: Main color: White (Q) The following parts come the same color as the exterior body: Top of dashboard Steering wheel horn button Seat piping Carpet [edit]Options Uniquely designed CD/Tape/Radio stereo (dealer option) Manually-retractable trunk tray [edit]Features Safety equipment and front seat restraints Three point seat belts Rear seat: Three point seat belts Driver's seat belt not fastened warning (buzzer) High-mount stop lamp. Genuine leather seats standard equipment. Low mount head rest for classic appearance. Synthetic leather piping is used for the prevention of leather fatigue. High quality paint on interior and exterior. [edit]Mechanism Retractable top which became one of Figaro's unique trademarks External design completely hidden in trunk. Equipped with a double lock and warning buzzer as a safety feature. Secondary hood latch designed so the hood should not open while driving or by accidental activation. Rear window defroster on glass. [edit]Body Flush mount apron and flush mount fender. Fiber glass resin material is used with an outer gel coat. Resulting in durable low maintenance body components. Fluoroplastic paint is used. [edit]Special mentions There was a limited release of the Figaro to 20,000 the whole country. By the end of August 1991 the car was divided into three portions. The sold form was taken. [edit]Manufacturer option Manual air conditioner Air cleaner (pure tron) Seat bag hanging type (SR-1) CD combination stereo deck 6x4 inch speaker kits Aluminum loading wheel/124.5 Jo/s=45 mm Special spoke type/silver Steel wheel 12x4.50B For tire in winter Air valve for tire in winter Wheel nut (for tire in winter) Full wheel cover For tire in winter (white) Half wheel cover /chrome plating (for tire in winter) Steel chain (band addition) For 155 for 165/70R12/SR12 Suparsailchan For 155 for 165/70R12/SR12 Ring super-X For 165/70R12 and for 155SR12 Luggage room lamp Hitai (white lens) and attachment set 100 km/h (62 mph) Speed alarm Cigarette lighter [edit]Exterior options Rear side protector Pub mirror Totono Door mirror cover (chrome plating) Door steering wheel protector (stainless steel) Fillet Ttomorl (stainless steel) reception desk set Fillet Ttomorl (stainless steel) rear set Door edge lace (stainless steel) Roof visor (stainless steel) Headlight visor (stainless steel) Floor mats with car name logo (front and rear) Trunk-mounted ski rack (for two ski sets) Body cover (silver-colored polyester) Accent stripe seeming type (reception desk rear set) Decal kit owners plate (aluminum) Car name logo 1000Turbo character Winter braid Right and left expert 475 mm (18.7 in) Corner Paul Design type Numberplate rim for reception desk (stainless steel) [edit]Interior options Floor carpet (sherbet orange/silver gray) Kick plate (stainless steel) Half seat cover (one knitting ..silver gray.. race part.) gray & orange and suede. preparing. Cushion (rug) Rear window screen (brown with car name logo) Instorroatorei Net type Cup holder (one big or regular size can and with putting small articles) (CDs can be stored.) Beige leather covers for steering wheel, shift knob, and parking lever Yashetoboccs Beige (combination skin) Child safety seat (blue/pink) Junior safety seat (blue/pink) Trunk tray (body cover storage band addition) First-aid kit (A/B type emergency set (A case insertion/B backing type) Big bag (seat similar combination skin/A2 size) Staff bag set (seat similar combination skin) (A4/A6 glasses case) Owners bag Seat similar combination (skin) Automobile inspection certificate putting (seat similar combination skin/door pocket storage type) Petit-Cotte Pittorre (carwash and wax cliff articles set) B set for A set/wax for carwash Car care set (with genuine leather cleaner) Day planner (seat similar combination skin) Handicap mirror (with car name logo)