Me And My Car: The only two Nissan Figaros in S'pore are owned by sisters

Lina Yew and her sister Yew Lei May (right) posing with their respective Nissan Figaro.
Lina Yew and her sister Yew Lei May (right) posing with their respective Nissan Figaro.PHOTO: SHREEJIT CHANGAROTH

SINGAPORE - Why Nissan Motor picked the name of a fictitious 18th-century Spanish barber for its little retro 2+2 seater is a mystery. The Figaro has nothing to do with the Italian opera bearing its name.

But to two sisters, who each own one, the Nissan semi-convertible is no less larger than life.

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