Daihatsu leeza


Daihatsu Leeza coupe debuted in December 1986 and was originally targeted at young girls - drivers. The car was designed on the basis of the model Daihatsu Mira. In 1992, the 3-door Opti replaced the Leeza model.

The model was produced as an open top, called the Spider, and in the back of a hatchback. On Daihatsu made two modifications of the first version and 24 - the second.

The exterior of the front-wheel drive hatchback Leeza differs roundness lines. This body shape is called the "semi-cycle shape". The appearance of the model was successfully combined with the functionality, which is why Leeza was quite popular in its class. The number of seats is traditional for such cars - defined by the formula "2 + 2". The front part is volumetric, the quality of the interior is at a high level, thanks to the double front wall of the passenger compartment and the reinforced sound insulation inside, the noise from the engine is almost not penetrated.

The dimensions of the 3-door 4-seater body are 3295/1395/1335 mm with a wheelbase of 2140 mm and a track of 1215/1205 mm, the ground clearance is 165 mm, and the curb weight is 650 kg. The internal dimensions of the cabin 1495/1170/1075 mm.

The basic package includes rear spoiler and wiper, additional brake light, tachometer, front and rear stabilizers, as well as an automatic differential lock (LSD). For a surcharge - power windows, power steering and air conditioning.

The engine and suspension were borrowed from the base model Daihatsu Mira. In particular, the engine was an EB series with 3 cylinders and one camshaft, its working volume initially was 0.547 liters (according to the old standards for determining the volume, in fact - 0.659 liters). The motor was equipped with a carburetor with a continuously adjustable diffuser (Venturi nozzle). The maximum power developed by him with a simple intake was 32 horsepower, and if the engine was equipped with a turbine and intercooler, then this figure reached 50 hp, and in some versions - 64 hp Regular gasoline consumption in the urban cycle of 6.6 liters.

The car had a mechanical or automatic gearbox 3AT. The front suspension was independent, the rear - semi-independent. Disc brakes are ventilated at the front and drum brakes at the rear. The standard tire size is 155 / 60R13 69H.

From 1986 to 1992, the model range was replenished with various modifications: in September 1987, the Chahaha category car appeared, in October of the same year, the Oxy category, and in May 1989, the Ken Torn. In 1990, in connection with the adoption of new rules for determining the working volume of small-capacity engines, the model was transferred to a class of 600 cm3.

The Daihatsu Leeza 660 Spider model had body dimensions of 3295/1395/1345 mm with a wheelbase of 2140 mm and a track gauge of 1215/1205 mm. The size of the double saloon is 905/1165/1065 mm. The curb weight of the machine 740 kg, clearance - 165 mm.

Standard equipment had power steering, air conditioning, tachometer, rear spoiler, front and rear stabilizers, automatic differential with locking (LSD).

The Leeza 660 Spider was equipped with 3-cylinder EF-JL supercharged petrol engines with a volume of 0.659 l and 64 hp / 7500 rpm with a maximum torque of 92 Nm / 4000 rpm, which were aggregated with both mechanical and automatic transmission (3AT). The consumption of the AI-92 for a car with this engine was 3.7 liters per 100 km while driving at a speed of 60 km / h.

Front independent suspension included MacPherson strut damping struts; there was a semi-independent double-lever at the back. The drive was only on the front wheels. The minimum turning radius did not exceed 4.5 m. The brakes are front ventilated discs, the rear ones are drum brakes. The standard tire size is 155 / 70R12 73H.

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