Monday, June 22, 2015

Daihatsu Copen Cero

What is your opinion on the latest Copen from Daihatsu? Name as Daihatsu Copen Cero, with a new looks from the previous Copen version, the K-Car fans in Malaysia may not have chance to drive the new Copen Cero, but they might interested on what engine is install in this model? Should it be able to transfer this engine to the local Perodua model?

According to the info from Wikipedia, this third generation Copen may installed with the Daihatsu KF-DET engine.

Daihatsu Copen
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Production2002–2012, 2014-Present
Body and chassis
ClassKei car
Body style2-door roadster
LayoutFront-engine, front-wheel-drive
Engine1st generation
659 cc JB-DET I4 (t/c petrol)
1.3 L K3-VE I4 (petrol)
2nd generation
659 cc KF I3 (t/c petrol)
Transmission5-speed manual
4-speed sequential
Wheelbase2,230 mm (87.8 in)
Length3,395 mm (133.7 in)
Width1,475 mm (58.1 in)
Height1,245 mm (49.0 in) (1st generation)
1,280 mm (50.4 in) (2nd generation)
Curb weight810–830 kg (1,786–1,830 lb) (1st generation)
850–870 kg (1,874–1,918 lb) (2nd generation)
PredecessorDaihatsu Leeza Spyder

Model 2014, Japanese market

KF engine
  • 658cc 3 cylinders 12 valves DOHC intercooler turbo
  • Compression ratio — 9.5
  • Power — 47 kW @ 6400 rpm
  • Torque — 92 Nm @ 3200 rpm
  • Combined fuel consumption — 22.2 Km/L (MT) or 25.2 Km/L (AT)
  • Manual — KPMZ 5-speeds with ratios 3.181, 1.842, 1.250, 0.916, and 0.750, or
  • Automatic — KBPZ CVT with ratio 3.327 to 0.628

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