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Daihatsu Copen Third Model (2015 Tokyo Auto Salon)

2015 Tokyo Auto Salon: Show Car Library-Third model of the Daihatsu Copen; revival of the round headlights

Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd. unveils to the public its third model following after the Copen Robe and the Copen XPLAY at the 2015 Tokyo Auto Salon. It features rounded headlights which is reminiscent of previous Copen generations.
Daihatsu Copen Robe S

2015 Tokyo Auto Salon: Daihatsu Copen Robe S "Building the accuracy of the steering"

Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd. has put on exhibit the Copen Robe S, which was just released last 24th of December, at the center of its booth as the luxury grade of its kei open sports car, Copen. Chief Engineer Osamu Fujishita revealed at the press briefing on January 9th that "We have particularly built the part of the steering's accuracy."
The third-generation Daihatsu Copen

Tokyo Auto Salon 2015: Daihatsu launches its third-generation Copen

Daihatsu has unveiled its third-generation Copen mini convertible, which is scheduled for release in the middle of 2015.
Honda N-ONE

Suzuki finishes atop mini car sales for first time in 8 years

The heated battle for sales of mini cars in 2014 lasted till the end where Suzuki held off Daihatsu by a narrow margin for its first top spot in eight years.
Daihatsu Wake

Daihatsu Wake Review: "Drives surprisingly well for its size" by Hideaki Kataoka

As I looked at the TV commercial during the end of the year, there were many who also saw the charm and presence of this vehicle. The Wake, which Daihatsu sent to the market with its height as its selling point, is a unique kei-car which quickly became a popular topic.
Daihatsu Move Custom RS Hyper SA

Daihatsu Move Custom Review: A sporty color and a strongly vivid feel by Naoto Shimazaki

I test drove the RS Hyper SA. The newly configured Hyper is a high grade vehicle which exudes a sense of quality and luxury. It appears to be the flagship model of the new Move Custom; the same grade has been prepared for the main event at the test ride event held for the press.
Daihatsu Move X

Photo Feature: New Daihatsu Move Launch, better fuel economy of 2km/l, NA engine cars deliver a fuel economy of 31km/l

Daihatsu Motor Company fully remodeled the kei car Move and launched it on December 12. The new Move, developed as the "best next-gen small vehicle," has better basic performance because of the improved suspension system and the newly-developed lightweight and highly rigid framework.
Daihatsu Wake

Photo Feature: Daihatsu Wake, new genre ultra-height wagon

Daihatsu launched the new kei car Wake last November. The "Ultra Space" offers the largest cabin space and at 1455mm, also the highest interior height of any kei car .
Daihatsu Move X SA

Daihatsu Move Review: "New design demonstrates practicality and functionality" by Naoto Shimazaki

It's the conventional kei car. Daihatsu managed to transfer the previous generation Move's standing to its latest model. Seeing the finished product made me understand that.
Daihatsu Move Custom RS Hyper

Photo Feature: New Daihatsu Move Launch, new luxury grade Hyper added to Custom

Daihatsu Motor Company fully remodeled the kei car Move, and launched it on December 12. Meanwhile, the new grade Hyper, which pursues high quality and a luxurious feel, has been added to the Move Custom.
Daihatsu Copen X-Play

Photo Feature: Daihatsu Copen X-Play

Daihatsu began sales of the Copen X-Play on November 19. It is the second edition to the Copen line-up, following the Robe modeled which as released earlier in the year.
Copen Robe×SEICO

2015 Tokyo Auto Salon: Daihatsu with third party to display 14 units of customized Copen

Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd., in cooperation with a third party, plans to exhibit the customized model of the Copen at the 2015 Tokyo Auto Salon to be held in Makuhari Messe on January 9-11, 2015.
Daihatsu Copen Robe S

Daihatsu offers luxury grade Copen with Bilstein shock absorbers and other features

On December 24, Daihatsu unveiled the Robe S luxury grade to its Copen convertible kei-car.
Daihatsu Copen Xplay

Daihatsu Copen Xplay Launch: Design is as different as possible from first-gen model

The designers of the new Daihatsu Copen Xplay say they took its design as far as possible from the first-generation model.
Daihatsu Copen XPlay

Daihatsu Copen Launch: Robe comes with an interchangeable look which owners can enjoy

Daihatsu Copen XPlay is made to introduce a new perspective in lightweight sports cars. This model can be enjoyed by everybody regardless of gender and age. It has been designed for the purpose of producing a widely appealing model.
Daihatsu Move Custom

New Daihatsu Move Launch: Design based on the Custom

Daihatsu Motor Co. Ltd. unveiled the new Move on December 12. Daihatsu did a facelift and pursued running performance on the said vehicle by incorporating an exclusive suspension and using a new body frame. However, they also took their first ever attempt at its design. This designed was based on the Move Custom.
Daihatsu Copen XPLAY

Daihatsu Copen XPLAY Launch: Embodiment of 'X', kinship between the Copen and its user

The name,'Copen XPLAY', was chosen through public voting.
Daihatsu Copen XPLAY

Daihatsu COPEN XPLAY Launch: What young designers did "to change COPEN"

Daihatsu's COPEN XPLAY was objectively designed to make a big change from its first generation concept.
Daihatsu Move

New Daihatsu Move Launch: We'll defeat bigger passenger cars in points that we can win, says chief engineer

Daihatsu President Masanori Mitsui revealed the three things that the new Move and Move Custom are about: low cost, low fuel consumption, and adoption of advanced equipment. However, these two models are not just about those three things. In fact, Chief Engineer Hidehiko Sudo emphasized their running performance.
Daihatsu Copen Xplay

Daihatsu Copen Xplay Launch: Design strikes a motard-like balance

The design concept behind Daihatsu's Copen re-launch, the Copen Xplay, is tough and aggressive.