The concepts unveiled are (in the same order as our photo gallery): the UFC 2 Concept, a compact car that can seat up to seven people; the CUV Concept, which demonstrates Daihatsu's take on the crossover utility vehicle segment and features rear seats that can be rearranged; the D-R Estate, a Kei-class convertible with a 660cc engine; three versions of the Ayla: the sport-minded GT, the go-anywhere X-Track and the Luxury; and the NC-Y Concept and the NC-Z Concept, which are similar-looking five-door hatchbacks that are supposed to exhibit "practical, intellectual" and "dynamic, cool" images, respectively, that indicate Daihatsu's direction with future products.
Check out the press release we included below for a bit more information on Daihatsu's concepts.
PT Astra Daihatsu Motor (hereinafter ADM), a subsidiary of Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd.
(hereinafter Daihatsu) in Indonesia, will exhibit eight models that will make their world debut
as well as a technological booth, AYLA Technology, at the Indonesia International Motor
Show 2013 to be held on September 19 (Thurs.) through September 29 (Sun.) in Jakarta,
Daihatsu, exhibiting under the slogan, "Daihatsu is our best friend. [Daihatsu Sahabatku] "
will take on the theme of "Compact ECO Mobility Best Friend" at this motor show, and with
an aim to be a leading company in compact cars, will appeal to the audience by
demonstrating the craft of making fuel-efficient and affordable cars cultivated in Japan and
Daihatsu's initiatives that accelerated its localization on various fronts.
UFC 2 is a concept car that is an evolved version of UFC, which was exhibited in 2012, and
was designed primarily by ADM. By taking advantage of Daihatsu's compact car technology,
the car incorporates convenience that is indispensable in everyday life in Indonesia,
allowing a compact body that makes it easy to drive, while simultaneously having a large
enough interior to seat seven people.
The CUV is a dream-inspiring Cross-over Utility Vehicle with a sporty exterior that can be
used in various scenarios by utilizing its split rear door that opens upward and downward as
well as by creating space in the rear by rearranging the rear seats.
D-R Estate, which is also an evolved version of D-R that was exhibited in 2012, balances
both the joy of driving and fuel efficiency, as it is outfitted with a high-quality material interior
styled elegantly and creatively, while equipped with a 660 cc engine. (2/3)
AYLA World will address the future possibilities of AYLA that was launched for sale earlier
through the three concepts, namely the AYLA GT, an aerodynamic type that will appeal to
sports-minded customers, the tough AYLA X-track (cross track), which can handle off-road
conditions, and the AYLA Luxury, which offers a step up in terms of its luxurious feel.
NC-Y and NC-Z are concept cars that were developed in two ways in pursuit of an even
more compact form than the AYLA. The AYLA is a model that has inherited the fuel
efficiency and affordability that were realized in the Mira e:S. Meanwhile, the NC-Y adds a
practical, intellectual image and the NC-Z adds a dynamic, cool image to this concept,
indicating the direction of products that lie beyond the AYLA.