Daihatsu Copen

July 25th, 2006 by gary

The Daihatsu copen is a 2 door 2 seat convertible roadster that was first shown at the 2001 Tokyo motorshow. Measuring only 3.4 metres in length and just 1.47 metres in width it is one of the smallest convertibles on the market to feature a full electronically operated metal roof.
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Daihatsu Mira / Handi / Handivan

December 2nd, 2005 by gary

First released in Japan in 1980 was daihatsu’s replacement of their popular Max model with a new car known as the Mira. It was a small 2 cyl 550cc hatch that was available in both 3 and 5 door versions with a 4 speed manual or optional 4 speed clutchless manual known as “Easy Drive”. The Mira was marketed differently in many countries, in the UK it was sold as a Domino and as a Cuore in many other parts of the world.
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Shannons to Auction off rare Daihatsu

November 21st, 2005 by gary

Shannons Auctions are about to auction off a very rare 1963 Daihatsu Compagnia Convertible. Finished in Red paintwork with contrasting whitewall tyres, the 797cc 4 speed manual is expected to fetch between $5000AU and $8000AU.
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Daihatsu Midget

November 12th, 2005 by gary

The Daihatsu Midget was released in 1958 and it was one of Daihatsu’s first cars. It was a single seater 3 wheeled delivery truck with a 1 cyl 2 stroke air cooled engine, the first model was an open cab design that used a handlebar instead of a steering wheel and used a kick starter.
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