Suzuki Samurais are not only lightweight, but they’re tough as nails, and have the approach, departure and breakover angles to climb and crest even the gnarliest hills. But most importantly, they’re small. Really small.
Originally, the Japanese term Samurai described those in the service of either nobility or wealth. Today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Suzuki pickup is ready to serve, but will it have you saying - in true Dr. Seuss fashion - I do not like a price so high, Samurai?
If the first thought that comes to mind when considering a vehicle once rated "unacceptable" by Consumer Reports because it "rolls over too easily" is not lifting it up in the air and adding twenty gallons of highly explosive gas to the passenger compartment, we certainly don't blame you.
Here's a a pair of exclusive photos from the set of next Tuesday's apple pie-flavored Top Gear on History, which reveal the boys will attempt to drive three infamous "dangerous cars" to the death: a Corvair, a Pinto, and a Samurai. Our money's on the Corvair.
As fears rise in Japan about nuclear disaster at the Fukushima plant, the first and best line of defense are the reactor's six inch thick steel-walled chambers, made by a company that still forges samurai swords by hand.
While the Samurai established Suzuki as a car maker in the U.S., it was known to be unstable in quick maneuvers. Whether or not that is true, Nice Price or Crack Pipe has an example you might flip over.
I am so getting this, putting it on a chain around my neck and going out for coffee singing, "I can't do nothing for you, man. Flavor Flav's got problems of his own." That's actually a normal morning for me, minus the 10-inch Suzuki Samurai wall clock. One AA battery not included.
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Have you ever wondered what happened to the kid from your high school Japanese Club? Remember, the one that dressed all in black, wore wooden shoes and claimed he was the reincarnation of a famous samurai? Apparently, that kid tried to buy a $20,000 Chrysler in Prospect with a $13,000 IOU and a beat up old Honda.…