History/Spec/Options

This section covers the history, specification, and options lists. We have also included some of the original marketing and promotional brochures.


Nissan Figaro Accessories Leaflet

The original A6 Figaro Accessories Colour Brochure produced at the time by Nissan. The publication included accessories from the Convenient Group, Goods Group, Jewel Group and even Snob Group! A few of the accessories are still available but most are sold second hand however a few new items have been… Read More

Nissan Figaro Marketing Literature

The brochures below were taken from the marketing campaign to promote the Figaro.  Nissan Figaro has been referred to as a ‘retro fashion car’, and was born out of the Japanese ’boutique’ movement in car design – sub-compact vehicles (such as Honda’s Beat, Mitsubishi’s Minica Dangan and Suzuki’s Cappuccino) were… Read More

Nissan Figaro Memorabilia

Some of the original documentation supplied with the car including labels attached at the time of delivery, handbooks, parts manuals plus marketing literature including the original promotional imagery and more. Kindly supplied by Graham Foulston… Read More

Options List

The list of accessories and options were available at the time of production. Unfortunately 99% of the items cannot be purchased today and have been discontinued by Nissan. Exterior options Rear side protector Pub mirror Totono Door mirror cover (chrome plating) Fillet (stainless steel) reception desk set Fillet (stainless steel)… Read More

Original Location of Manufacture

Have you ever wondered where your Figaro was made? The car was actually manufactured under licence by a company named Takata (Takada) Kogyo, who was an approved manufacturing partner of the Nissan Motor Company. We assume the main reason that Nissan choose Takata to produce the Figaro was due to… Read More

Specification

Below is the official specification and technical data for the car Vehicle Info Model: Nissan FigaroModel Number: E-FK10 Chassis Number: FK10-00XXXX Manufacturing Date: Between March – September 1991 Vehicle Type: Passenger Vehicle Model Type: 2-Door Coupe Maximum Speed: 100mph – 160km/h (estimated) Weight Gross Vehicle… Read More

The Designers

We have to thank two very special designers who were responsible for the car Shoji Takahashi Shoji also designed the Nissan Pao which like the Figaro had a low volume production run of just 10,000. Also like the Figaro, the Nissan Pao was an instant hit. Nissan had to run a lottery to… Read More