Reader Review: 1988 Daihatsu Charade

Reader Review: 1988 Daihatsu Charade

(Everybody welcome Ryan, who has been #blessed enough to own one of the most recherche Japanese cars of the last thirty years! — JB) I’m not a monogamous guy, at least not when it comes to cars. Since my college years, I’ve consistently owned two vehicles at all...

Junkyard Find: 1990 Daihatsu Charade SX

The Daihatsu Charade was available in the United States for the 1988 through 1992 model years, then was forgotten more quickly than the speed at which Darmstadtium-267 decays. Still, among the Daewoo Nubiras and Kia Rondos and Sterling 827s and other forgotten...
Rare Rides: This 1990 Daihatsu Charade is the Essence of Car

Rare Rides: This 1990 Daihatsu Charade is the Essence of Car

I really enjoy encountering the cheap and cheerful compacts of the past. Their lack of technological complexity, superb integrity in exterior design, and complete absence of flim-flam is refreshing. Our Rare Ride today is such a compact, from a company many in North...