Daihatsu Midget

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Daihatsu Midget
A Daihatsu Midget DA5 modelA Daihatsu Midget DA5 model
ManufacturerDaihatsu
Production1957–1972
ClassAutorickshaw
ManualService Manual

The Daihatsu Midget is a single-seat mini-truck made by Japanese automaker Daihatsu. Several distinct vehicles have borne the Midget name over the years, but all have had in common a single-seat utilitarian design, with an enclosed or semi-enclosed cab.


Midget I

A Daihatsu Midget MP4 model

The original Midget was made from 1957 to 1972. It had three wheels, two in the back, and one in the front. Early versions also had motorcycle-like handlebars in place of a steering wheel. The engine was an air-cooled 2-stroke design of 305 cc which produced 12 hp (9 kW).

The Midget I has also been sold outside Japan as the "Bajaj", "Tri-Mobile", or "Bemo"


Midget II

Midget II Cargo

From 1996 to 2001, Daihatsu manufactured a four wheeled kei Midget with four-wheel drive or air conditioning as options. As Kei cars, they were equipped with 660 cc engines.

The Midget II was introduced as a concept at the 1993 Tokyo Motor Show.

There are 2 types of engine available, one offered as in Electronic Fuel Injection.

both are identical in width, height, but EFI version is shorter by 75mm.

they are available in one seater or 2 seater, there are automatic and manual transmission available.


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