Monday, March 10, 2008

Daihatsu Trevis at Geneva Auto Show

Daihatsu took the opportunity to show their Trevis city car at the Geneva Auto Show last week. Although not new (the Trevis has been around for a couple of years), it is interesting to consider that the success of the Smart in the US might lead more automakers -- like Daihatsu -- to look for minicar options to export to the US.
At just over 11 feet long, the Trevis has a 58-horse 1.0L DOHC 3-cylinder engine. It gets 49mpg in the European city/hwy with a 5-speed manual transmission (39mpg wiht the optional 4-speed automatic).

We think it looks more like the original Mini than the new MINI does. Look for it.

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