Daihatsu Taft G

Available for purchase since June of 2020, the Daihatsu Taft is crossover SUV. Taft is an abbreviation for Tough & Almighty Fun Tool

Daihatsu AYLA

Pictures taken at Daihatsu Humobility World. This car sports a 998cc, water cooled, inline 3, DOHC, 12 valve engine. This is not a Kei vehicle. The Daihatsu AYLA is a subcompact car manufactured by the Japanese carmaker Daihatsu, first introduced in Indonesia in 2013. It is also sold in other Southeast Asian countries, such as… Continue reading Daihatsu AYLA

2011 Daihatsu Mira e:S

At a starting price of just 795,000 yen, the Mira e:S is an economy car that also saves money at the pump, with Daihatsu’s low fuel consumption technology. The engine is an inline 3, water cooled, DOHC 12 valve, 658cc workhorse.

2003 Daihatsu Tanto

The Daihatsu Tanto is a mini MPV (multi-purpose vehicle) produced by the Japanese automaker Daihatsu since 2003. It is a subcompact car that falls under the kei car classification in Japan, which means it has certain size and engine displacement regulations. The Tanto is available in both front-wheel drive and four-wheel drive configurations. The first… Continue reading 2003 Daihatsu Tanto

2002 Copen

The Daihatsu Copen is a compact two-seater convertible sports car produced by the Japanese automaker Daihatsu. It was first introduced in 1999 and has since gained popularity for its stylish design and fun driving experience. Design-wise, the Copen features a distinctive retro-inspired look with rounded edges and a compact size. It often draws comparisons to… Continue reading 2002 Copen

1995 Daihatsu Move

The Daihatsu Move is a compact car manufactured by the Japanese automaker Daihatsu since 1995. It is available in both hatchback and multivan body styles. The car is known for its practicality and efficiency, making it a popular choice for city driving. The Move has undergone several changes and upgrades throughout the years, with the… Continue reading 1995 Daihatsu Move

1980 Daihatsu Mira

Designed to appeal to young working women, the Daihatsu Mira cost just under 500,000 yen. The Mira was powered by a 547cc, water cooled inline 2 SOHC engine.

1977 Daihatsu Charade

The Daihatsu Charade is a small subcompact car that was first introduced in 1977. It was originally designed as a city car and was highly popular due to its fuel efficiency and affordability. The Charade was a joint production with Toyota and was available in several different body styles including a 3-door and 5-door hatchback,… Continue reading 1977 Daihatsu Charade

1966 Daihatsu Fellow

The Daihatsu Fellow was Daihatsu’s first four wheeled Kei vehicle. It was affordable and meant to seat an entire family of four. Water cooled, two cycle, inline 2 cylinder 356cc engine.

Daihatsu Midget Type MP5

The MP5 evolved from handle bars to a steering wheel. The MP5 could accommodate driver and one passenger. The 300cc engine produced 12 horsepower. The MP5 went on sale in December of 1962 and sold 9,560 units.

Mira Turbo TR-XX

Powered by a water cooled 4 cycle inline 3 cylinder OHC, displacing 547cc, the Mira Turbo generates 52 horsepower at 6,500 rpm. Pictures taken at Daihatsu Humobility World.

1971 Daihatsu DCB-1

These pictures were taken at the Fukuyama Auto and Clock Museum. ( https://www.facm.net )You have to wonder why the Japanese market was so receptive of three wheeled vehicles. After all it was not just one manufacturer but several that made three wheeled trucks, as they called them. You have to realized that rickshaws were still… Continue reading 1971 Daihatsu DCB-1

1935 Daihatsu HS6

I have checked and am not finding a lot of information on the 1935 Daihatsu HS6. According to one page I found (in Japanese) the Type HS6 had a 700cc air cooled engine which put out 6.7 horsepower/5kW.