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"The Sun" Previews Daihatsu's Offerings at the Tokyo Motor Show

Discussion in 'Front Page News' started by copenworld, Oct 20, 2009.

  1. copenworld

    copenworld Copenworld Founder Staff Member

    Sep 21, 2009
    Auckland, NZ

    I never imagined I would actually find myself linking to a news article in "The Super Soaraway Sun" but there's a first time for everything.....

    "... there was no doubt about the weirdest stand in Tokyo - DAIHATSU. They had three vehicles called the DECADECA, e:S and BASKET. Deca, which means "roomy" in Japanese, has an upright body with wide-opening doors, lightweight seats and a 660cc engine.

    It was joined by the e:S, a 700kg city car which Daihatsu claim will deliver 80mpg and lots of room inside. And the basic Basket four-wheel-drive can seat four.

    But these Daihatsus proved it wasn't just the sushi that looked fishy."
  2. Pikachu

    Pikachu Copenworld Pioneer

    Sep 26, 2009
    Cambridge, UK
    Yellow '53 reg Copen!
    No, and I never thought I'd be reading it, either!

    Well, at least Daihatsu have made people sit up and take notice - and would it be racist of me to say that the Mazda Kiyora looks distinctly oriental??

    (Kiyora - didn't that used to be an orange drink?)

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