The Japanese are well-known for their tremendous contribution to the automobile industry. As early as the 1950s, wheels have already been roaming around the busy streets of Osaksoa and Tokyo when Daihatsu Cars first pioneered the car manufacturing era – being the oldest Japanese car manufacturer.
Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd. focuses mainly on off-road vehicles and smaller models. A decade after their inception, they have already began shipping their products to Europe where their sales only got well enough during the 80s. But due to the strong currency power of yen in 2011, Daihatsu proclaimed the pull-out of their products in Europe by 2013.
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Following the latest track in EV or electric vehicles, Daihatsu has already began the course of developing these said cars for the 1970 Osaka World Expo and the continuation on the production of golf carts and vehicles.
They have started creating electric version of their cars including the Fellow Max kei car, beginning the production of more electric car prototypes in the same year.
Daihatsu then perfected a tilting trike driven by an electric motor and two 12V batteries and released it in 1974 called the Hallo (ES38V).
Some passenger car models of Daihatsu motors are branded to be Toyota cars such as the Altis, Toyota Corolla Altis, Toyota Camry, Toyota Duet, Toyota Passo, Toyota Cami, Toyota Rush, and Toyota Avanza.
On recent developments, on December 5, 2014, Daihatsu released special models of their commercial vehicle, Hijet Cargo Mini. Some features of the said product are unique body colors and an enhanced anti-rust performance. The body colors include Tonico Orange Metallic, Blue Mica Metallic, and Offbeat Khaki Metallic, plus Bright Silver Metallic, Black Mica Metallic, and the optional extra Pearl White
They also boasted a durable anti-rust warranty that covers 3 years for the body surface and 5 years for the perforated rust on the external plates.
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They also boasted a strong anti rust warranty that will last for 3 years on the body surface and 5 years for the pierced rust on the outside plates
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Wake up to an amazing day with this outstanding and spectacular kei car, the Daihatsu Wake. Stylish by default, and a great car to play around with by expert car designers, the Wake may just be one of the best aesthetic types of automobiles to come out of Japan!
In terms of Daihatsu Wake specs, this minivan is highly versatile. It’s actually more than meets the eye! You’d think it’s cramped, but the Wake offers the most space out of different minivans in the country! Also, given the many fun adjustments one can do with this car, the Daihatsu Wake remains as a favorite among the car tuning culture in Japan!
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The Daihatsu Naked is a Kei car or a Japanese small vehicle designed and produced by Daihatsu. It was first launched at the 1999 Tokyo Motor Show and lived through 2000 to 2004. It is available on either two or four wheel drives.
More Daihatsu Cars List
- Daihatsu Hijet Caddie
- Daihatsu Opti Mk 1
- 1987 Daihatsu Rocky 4WD
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