Micro-Truck: 1970 Daihatsu HiJet

The Daihatsu Hijet is a cab-over microvan/pickup that has been in production in Japan since 1960. The name, when transliterated, is very similar to “Midget”. The brand was not well known in the U.S. until the late 1980s and… more»

Turbo BMW Power! 1990 Bertone Freeclimber

A rare and truly international vehicle, the Bertone Freeclimber took the basic Daihatsu Rugger from Japan, added a German BMW engine, upgraded interior and more, all under the brand of Italian styling house and coach builder Bertone. This 1990… more»

EXCLUSIVE: 1997 Daihatsu Midget II

In the unforgettable 1939 movie The Wizard of Oz, our heroine, Judy Garland’s Dorothy Gale, receives a rousing welcome to the land of Oz from the diminutive and fancifully dressed Lollipop Guild. Clearly Daihatsu had the hard-working guild in… more»

Supercharged? Daihatsu Hijet Jumbo Cab Pickup

I always enjoy reading the different opinions readers have of cars posted here, but I may have found something readers may actually agree on. (Could even Scotty or someone imbibing recreational pharmaceuticals love this truck?) It’s listed on eBay as… more»

Barn Fresh Delivery: 1986 Daihatsu Mira Van

Seeing everyone’s enthusiasm for beef, we’ve decided to no longer feature classic cars. From here on out we will be featuring meat products. Not only will we be selling the finest barn fresh beef, but we will be offering… more»