Big car for a big guy

Recently retired sumo grand champion Akebono attended the Renault press conference to take symbolic delivery of the first Avantime two-door minivan in Japan.

A car buff, Akebono has been frustrated in his quest to find a vehicle capable of accommodating his formidable girth.

Renault officials said Akebono contacted them when he heard about the Avantime coming to Japan.

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