2013 Daihatsu Kopen Concept review and pictures

Posted on Thursday, 21 November 2013 , 17:11:56 byAngela

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Daihatsu Kopen Concept

Daihatsu, the Japanese company, is a modern firm with increased awareness of the cause-effect relationship between cars and the environment. This is exactly why their goal is to manufacture small vehicles with a high level of fuel efficiency and with an affordable price. Keeping the same spirit, the company has just introduced the Daihatsu Kopen concept at the 2013 Tokyo Motor Show.

Some time ago there was a rumour saying that Daihatsu is going to resurrect the Kopen model. Well, here we have the confirmation:  a concept that will battle to revive the Kopen name. The concept Is code named the S660 concept and it is a preview for a future vehicle destined first of all for the Japanese market. The future to be vehicle will come out on the market in 2015.

The Daihatsu Kopen concept is powered by a 660cc 3-cylinder gasoline engine linked to a CVT that packs steering wheel-mounted paddles. The vehicle has a 3395mm length, a 1457mm wideness and 1275mm height and as it is noticed, it has removable body panels made from resin which can be easily replaced. Daihatsu also exhibits another version of the concept, called the XMZ. Both small vehicles sit on a set of 17 inch alloy wheels wrapped in 165/50 rubbers and have a folding metal roof.