Daihatsu Taft

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Daihatsu Taft is a fower-wheel-drive vehicle built bi Daihatsu between 1974-1984. It wis also kent as the Daihatsu Scat in some markets. The Daihatsu Taft is similar tae Suzuki Jimny an wis later replaced bi the Daihatsu Fourtrak.

The first Taft wis the F10 introduced in 1974. It wis equipped wi a 1.0L petrol engine an a 4-speed transmission wi a 2-range transfer case. The F10 wis available in short-wheel-base (SWB) softtop an hardtop versions.

1979 Daihatsu F50
Daihatsu Taft F50 Off Road Prepared

In aroond 1977, the F10 wis replaced wi the F20 series wi the 1.6L 12R petrol engine. Aroond the same time the F50 2.5L DG diesel version wis introduced. Baith models featured an improved transmission an wur available in SWB Softtop an Hardtop versions. In 1979, trayback/ute versions o the F20 an F50 introduced as the F25 an F55 models. Aroond 1983, updated F20/F25 models wur introduced wi an optional Deluxe version an optional 5-speed gearbox. At the same time the F50/F55 models where replaced wi the F60/F65 wi a 2.8L DL diesel, wi the same Deluxe model version an optional 5-speed gearbox.

Between 1981 an 1984, Toyota sold a rebadged Taft kent as the Toyota Blizzard. Fitted wi the 2.2L L-series diesel, the LD10 Blizzard featured the same optional Deluxe model fitout as the Taft.

In 1984, the Taft\Scat models wur replaced wi the Daihatsu Fourtrak (Daihatsu Rocky in Australia). In Indonesie, the Daihatsu Fourtrak is still kent as the Daihatsu Taft GT.