Ibishu Miramar Luxe
|Production||1963 - 1968|
|Body and Chassis|
|Body style||4-door sedan|
The Ibishu Miramar is a small, light, RWD, 60s Japanese sedan. It shares a similar body style with the Toyota Corona. This car features various 1.6L and 1.9L I4 engines as well as different transmission options. It was produced by Ibishu from 1963 to 1968. It was released in version 0.5.4 on April 19, 2016.
As of version 0.5.4, it comes in six options.
The introductory models of the Miramar comes with a 1.6L engine that produces 82 HP at 4300 RPM. A 4-speed manual transmission is standard on this model, but you can get a 2-speed automatic transmission labeled as "Mira-Matic" in the vehicle selector menu. The suspension includes an independent front and live axle rear suspension, where both front and rear use drum brakes. 13x5 steel wheels and 135/95r13 narrow striped white wall tires with dog dish hub caps are used on these models. There is also a 4.56:1 rear differential for this RWD vehicle. Both weight approximately 1030 kg (2270 lbs). The manual goes from 0-60mph in 9.93 seconds while the Mira-Matic completes it in 12.3 seconds.
The Luxe versions of the vehicle carry over the same engine, transmission options, differential, weight, and brakes as the base. The changes include body-colored steel wheels as well as whitewall tires with Luxe rear hubcaps. Performance times remain unchanged. The top speed is 88 mph, or 141.6 km/h.
The GTz version of the sedan features a 1.9L engine that produces 87 HP at 4650 RPM with a 4-speed manual transmission. The differential has been upgraded to the 4.11:1 limited slip version. Other major changes include an improved specialized suspension setup, 13x5.5 wheels with 155/90R13 base tires, and sport seats. Weight has decreased minutely (0.5kg/1lb). This version achieves a 0-60mph performance time in 9.2 seconds.
The race version has the most changes of any Ibishu Miramar. It features a 1.9L DOHC engine that produces 170 HP at 6500 RPM with a 5-speed race manual transmission. The differential is now a 4.56:1 race limited slip, and the suspension as well as the brakes include racing parts. Wheels are now 14x8 and tires are 195/65R14 Grip-All racing. The racing body has a roll cage, only a driver's seat, performance radiator, Nomi Mod.307 racing wheel, no headlights, an external oil cooler, fender flares, and a race exhaust. All of these features increase the weight to 1090 kg (2403 lbs). The most powerful of them all, 0-60mph times are achieved in 5.9 seconds.
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- The Miramar gets its name from "sea rust", which could be a reference to the rust problems that early Japanese cars had.