Sedan / Event-related
The 310 attracted a crowd of 120,000 people to the official launch in 1959, and 20,000 units had been shipped by March of the following year; exports to America had also started. In October 1960, the 310 was introduced; it was equipped with a full-synchromesh transmission. And in September of the following year, the 312 with its larger tail lights appeared. This "Flower Car" vehicle was one of those used in a nationwide campaign, so the body is decorated with each prefecture's official flower and its governor's signature.