Can you imagine the final result of combining coupe, roadster, and SUV into one small car? The Daihatsu D-X Concept is the successful result of compiling three models vehicle into one unique car. After the preshow, Daihatsu officially introduced the D-X Concept at 2011 Tokyo Motor Show. According to autoevolution.com which also shared us with the photos, the design translation for Daihatsu D-X Concept is female-destined automotive creation.
Daihatsu which now under Toyota’s wing stated that the D-X Concept roadster mini crossover is the Ultimate Edition of the Copen. Or for better purpose, our aforementioned source referred the Daihatsu D-X Concept as the prefigure replacement for the Copen. So, which car segment does Daihatsu is targeting by unveiling the D-X Concept?
The market segment for the Daihatsu D-X Concept is definitely the Kei car; just like the Mira e:S and Pixis. What the Japanese automaker tries to propose here is different design of Kei car because the D-X Concept is what we call as unisex vehicle. It means that the Daihatsu D-X is targeting the male and female buyers. Don’t get your expectations too high because the sporty model of D-X doesn’t support the engine type.
Daihatsu assigns 2-cylinder unit with turbocharged system that able to deliver total power output around 60 horsepower to the front axle. The features on the D-X Concept roadster mini crossover are retractable hard top and Daihatsu hinted that this concept will join the production line up on late 2012.