Curbside Outtake: Mazda Pickup With Unusual Bed – For What Purpose?

Since we’re on a pickup kick here this morning, let’s pick up the tempo and keep the party going a bit longer. I saw this in a parking lot and was a bit perplexed by the bed on this Mazda. I’ve seen plenty of homemade flatbeds on pickups, but this one was decidedly different. I’m still scratching my head.


It’s obviously home made, with the wood floor and wheel housings, which are less than ideal for our wet climate. Quite a bit of work has gone into it. But for what purpose? For that matter, it’s not even a genuine flatbed.