Daihatsu 1977

Fellow Max / Cuore        
Consorte – discontinued      
Charmant        
Charade – new model in October      
Taft        
Hijet (S40)        
Hijet (S60) – new model      

Japan

The new Charade replaced the Daihatsu Consorte, although the Charmant took over from the bigger-engined Consortes.

 

Fellow Max / Max Cuore

L40 / L45 wb: 2 cyl. ohc
547 cm³
28 PS (SAE)
Sedan 2-dr 2090 mm
Sedan 4-dr 2090 mm
Van (Kombi) 2090 mm

 

In July 1977, the name was changed to Max Cuore (chassis code L45, although Vans remained L40V). The new name also heralded a wider body shell (up to 1,395 mm or 54.9 in) which also increased the length to 3160 mm for the sedan[21] and 3165 mm for the wagon.

 

Consorte

wb: 2160 mm 4-cyl. ohv
958 cm³
58 PS (SAE)
4 cyl.
1,2 l.
60 PS
4 cyl.
1,2 l.
68 PS
 
Sedan 2-dr     – discontinued

 

 

Charmant

wb: 2335mm 4 cyl.
1166 cm³
71 PS
4 cyl.
1407 cm³
80 PS
     
Sedan 4-dr A10 A20      
Van (Kombi) A10 A20      

 

 

Taft

F10
wb: 2025 mm
958 cm³        
Softtop          
Hardtop          

 

 

Hi-Jet

  wb: 2 cyl.
547 cm³
30 PS
     
Furgon 1680 mm S40V      

 


S40V

 

Charade

G10
wb: 2300 mm
3 cyl.
993 cm³
55 PS (JIS)
     
Hatchback 5-dr        

 

The Charade (G10) appeared in October 1977. It was a front-engined front-wheel drive car, originally available only as a five-door hatchback, powered by a 993 cc three-cylinder, all-aluminum engine (CB20) with 50 PS (37 kW). Japanese market cars claimed 55 PS (40 kW) JIS at 5,500 rpm.