Isuzu Bellet Unique Cars and Parts

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Isuzu Bellett


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The Isuzu is a mostly forgotten vehicle days, however duing the 1960’s it proved to be one of the most Japanese imports to land on shores.

Although import forced the price up, the continual of new models managed to usher in new improvements, particularly on the mechanical ensuring the Bellet remained one of the value-for-money Japanese vehicles on the at the time

The range included Standard, and Automatic sedans (as well as the now sought after GT, which was with a 1579cc unit). The model was powered by 1471cc with 8.5:1 compression which develops 81 bhp @ 5200 rpm and a torque rating of 82 ft. lb. @ 2600

In fact the Bellett was clocked at 93 mph on the road, not bad for a little Japanese The brakes were drums all with twin leading on the front and a total lining of 89 1/2 sq. in. They stopped the car well no evidence of pulling or locking, and no appreciable fade.

The interior and were surprisingly luxurious. The Bellett carried as standard dual electric horns, windscreen wipers and washer push-button radio, fan assisted clock, safety belts, and carpeting throughout.

The front seats were comfortable for long journeys, and the offered excellent leg and head while the back seat leg and room were remarkable for a car of its

The instruments were grouped in a directly in front of the driver, visible, with a coaming from the dash padding to light reflecting on the windscreen at All the controls were within reach of the driver, including the / demister and radio controls.

The 1471cc engine was mated to a manual gearbox, all synchro, and the (1st 3.501; 2nd 2.175; 3rd coupled with the final ratio of 3.727.1 provided performance around town or out on the

With a price tag of $2,398 in it came well within the of anybody willing to pay a little for a lot of (standard) extras. But the best of the are undoubtedly the GT’s, and we can give to the Bellet for laying the foundation of the best little cars to Australia, the Holden/Isuzu Gemini. The Bellet also performed in the 1965 Armstong 500. 6th in its class, and all three entered in the Galllaher 500 managing to finish, the being a 5th place in Class B.

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