One Turbo, Three Cylinders & Eight Legs: 1991 Daihatsu Leeza Spider
March 15, 2017
You've heard of the Honda Beat and the Suzuki Cappuccino, well here is Daihatsu's entrant in the open-top Kei car segment. Being based on the Leeza sedan, the Spider just couldn't compete in the style stakes against those other cars.
This Leeza convertible was built in 1991. It has a 659cc inline 3 engine.
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