Daihatsu launches four new concept cars at Tokyo
Japanese manufacturer Daihatsu has released a raft of concepts at its home motor show this year, based on the theme of “gathering”
New Daihatsu Copen GR Sport launched
Toyota has launched a hopped-up version of the Daihatsu Copen kei car, featuring a range of cosmetic revisions and chassis upgrades
Daihatsu Tokyo Motor Show
Daihatsu is no longer in the UK market, but is still prominent in Japan and has unveiled a range of concepts cars at Tokyo
"Toyota needs Daihatsu's cleverness in the small car sector"
Mike Rutherford thinks Daihatsu's bonkers ideas are what Toyota needs to compete in the booming city car segment
New Daihatsu Copen concept revealed at Tokyo Motor Show
Two new Daihatsu Copen concept cars, both called the Kopen, have been revealed
Daihatsu Materia: 25,618 miles
Final report: Its looks split opinion, but our snapper is sorry to see it go...
Daihatsu Materia: 21,230 miles
Fourth Report: Summer’s here, and our supermini has been mixing with the holiday traffic.
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Third report: Has first set of bills taken edge off supermini?
Daihatsu Materia: 11,395 miles
SECOND REPORT: Hit or miss? Our unusual-looking Japanese hatch is never short of attention – so we set out to find why that’s the case...
First report: Wherever we go, our new baby seems to turn heads – and we’re lapping up all the attention!
The Materia looks unique, but the way it drives lets it down.
Small cars are something of a Daihatsu speciality and the latest Sirion is perhaps their best example.
Cute isn't it?
The Terios is an attractive package, with the right 'fun factor' and real off-road capability
With our cities getting more and more congested it's little wonder that people are finally waking up to the qualities of smaller cars.
Daihatsu Terios SX
The Terios looks smart from all angles, with only a cheap spare wheel cover complete with a garish Eighties-style graphic spoiling things
The Daihatsu Terios has grown up! We find out how the second-generation model shifted its rough and ready image
Popularity isn't something Daihatsu's Terios has enjoyed over the past few years. While the tiny 4x4 has found favour with an enthusiastic minority of…
Daihatsu Sirion 1.3 SE
Can't wait for the next Toyota Yaris? Then take a test drive in Daihatsu's all-new Sirion. Although the Yaris won't arrive in UK showrooms until Septe…
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You don't have to enter a reality TV show to find out what it feels like to be a minor celebrity - simply drive a Daihatsu Copen down a busy British s…
Daihatsu Sirion Rally IV
First it lost out to Mercedes' E-Class, and now it has truly fallen from its pedestal. The venerable BMW 5-Series has been beaten again... this time b…
Daihatsu Terios 1997 to date
Why are growing numbers of motorists buying a 4x4 even if it spends most of its time on the drive? It's all about four-wheel-drive security and image …