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- The Matiz ute, the vehicle for the person who thinks the Proton Jumbuck is just too much car. (image credit: Paul Bonacci)

Homemade Daewoo Matiz ute is the ultimate hay hauler

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There has been some fantastic one-off utes based on brilliant cars over the years, such as the BMW E92 M3 and Honda Civic Type-R.

Now joining the ranks is the 2000 Daewoo Matiz.

The Aussie behind this beaut ute is Paul Bonacci, who has cut the roof back from the B pillar and added a wooden tray bed to replace the rear seats.

What's the payload of this bad boy? (image credit: Paul Bonacci)

Currently for sale on Facebook Markeplace, it was originally a project between Paul and his kids, but according to his ad the "Xbox won."

Underneath the bonnet is a massive 800cc three-cylinder engine, making a whopping 38kW/69Nm, and which is connected to a five-speed manual.

If that wasn’t tempting enough, the Matiz also comes with a new fuel pump, battery, stereo and electric windows.

Imagine if Daewoo actually sold the Matiz as a ute? (image credit: Paul Bonacci)

Located in Tyabb, Victoria, all this glory can be had for only $1200! Now, that’s a bargain if ever we saw one.

The only downside is the unfinished project isn’t road legal, but it would make for a great paddock basher.

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