Classic Car Catalogue

Daihatsu 1951

Japan

Bee   B2 cyl, ohv, 540 cm³

December: Hatsudoki Seizo Co., Ltd. is renamed Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd.

 

Power is provided by a rear-mounted 540 cc OHV air-cooled two-cylinder four-stroke engine. It is the first car in Japan with a horizontally opposed engine.