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Honda Mugen Beat: Retired International Racer

November 16, 2019

I was on my way to a farewell drift event for drift legend Nomura Ken when I saw this retired Honda Beat race car. It's raced in Sepang (Malasia), Macau, and of course local tracks in Kyushu.

This Beat convertible was built in 1991. It has a 656cc inline 3 engine.

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