鳥海大貴’s Daihatsu Mira

It’s been a while. What better way to come back from a break with a crazy Mira? I’ve always liked the Mira. Fun cars with some pep, tons of aftermarket support, good gas mileage, and now legal to import into the U.S.! These cars haven’t been too popular among people in America but it’s probably because they don’t have that fire an R32 has. Similar to the R32, you can make these into pretty much whatever you want: Track car, parking lot show stopper, or just a nice commute A to B car. The Alto-Works version have higher H.P. than the standard versions and the motors are super stout; being super light weight also helps with handling! But this car isn’t for any crazy time attacks, it’s about style!
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Kentaro’s Daihatsu Copen

Kentaro was driving a Daihatsu Mira which I wrote about here (https://exec-11.us/2016/09/28/kentaros-daihatsu-mira-l700/). He has since changed over to a Copen. He wanted to drive something that is out of the ordinary while still being able to FF-drift as he does so frequently. When he first acquired the Copen I was actually confused as to what it was. I had never seen one of these before out of all the Japanese Kei-Cars. It’s like a mini-VW Beetle meets NB miata interior meets high(er) performance sports car. It’s a really neat car! The car isn’t that powerful from the factory but he installed the K3-VE2 that was in his Mira into this!! Let’s get into the Car Setup; there will be videos in the bottom showing his FF-Drifting!
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Kentaro’s Daihatsu Mira (L700)

When you think of kei-cars, the first thing that comes to mind is low horsepower, good gas mileage, and a nice all around daily commuter.
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