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Charade 926 Turbo

Nuove was a well established Italian car who was taken over by British in 1972. From 1974 the was now known as Leyland Innocenti and the Innocenti Mini, a Leyland chassis and engine with a styled by Bertone. Innocenti lasted a year under until it was taken over this time by De Tomaso.

The Mini continued to be produced and by had been completely updated plastic bumpers and larger and was then known simply as the De Tomaso. The Innocenti De Tomaso quite a popular car and was to be manufactured any other changes until

At this point (due to supply problems with De Tomaso looked around for a new supplier and eventually the original chassis and engines were in favour of the G11 Daihatsu Charade and engines, including the CB60 3 cylinder turbo. You could say the Turbo De Tomaso was an excellent of Japanese technical knowhow Italian ‘hot hatch’


Daihatsu Charade 926 (G26)

Homologation: 01.01.1985

Class: Under 1300cc x 1.4 = 1297cc)

Engine Specifications:

926cc Inline 3 cylinder

Head: SOHC 6 valve

Aisan Carburettor

Compression: 8:1

Forced (IHI RHB32 @ 7psi)

Power: 75 hp

In 1983 started to capitalize on its relationship De Tomaso as seen with the generation (known as ‘square Daihatsu Charade De Tomaso The De Tomaso Turbo was based on a Charade Turbo but with and interior changes to make it in appearance to the Innocenti Turbo De

It was an advertising exercise if anything and it’s links to Italy took full advantage of enthusiasm for all things foreign was booming at the time. The precursor to the wasn’t actually badged as a De though. That honour was to the Daihatsu Charade 926 Turbo was produced for Group B Rally Championship homologation.

Only 200 of these were in October of 1984 and had slightly engine capacity from to 926cc to fit in with sub 1300cc B regulations. Only a year at the 1985 Tokyo Motor Daihatsu once again a ‘homologation special’ Charade only this time to an crowd of onlookers who repeatedly Is that really a Daihatsu?

Great Info on the Innocenti De Tomaso: www.innocenti-turbo-detomaso.com

Daihatsu DeTomaso 926R

At the 26th Motor Show in 1985, introduced a mid-engined homologation for the 1986 Group B World Championship season. With mid engine layout driving the wheels, front and rear fenders and DOHC 3 cylinder engine, the 926R practically the show for Daihatsu.

Journalists at the time quickly similarities with the Renault 5 which took the same of installing a previously front engine and placing it behind the seats for rally homologation. The used the CB70 twin cam 12 turbo engine which was to in the next generation G100 in 1987. With the engine behind the front seats, the was a dedicated two seater with almost every panel in some way except for the doors and the

All work was done under the of De Tomaso which gave the a distinctly ‘Latin’ flavour and the public guessing as to the extent of the automakers involvement.



Class: Under (926cc x 1.4 = 1297cc)

Chassis: G11

Mid Engine (transverse), RWD


Daihatsu Charade De Tomaso

Length: 3850mm


Height: 1360mm


Engine Specifications:

Engine: Inline 3 cylinder (CB70)

DOHC 12 valve

Induction: (IHI Turbo)

Power: 118 hp @

Torque: 109 ft/lbs. @ 3500rpm

of a boost increase and different ECU the 926R’s CB70 turbo produced a modest power of 120ps @ 6,500rpm and 15.0kg/m @ which was well above the 926 unremarkable 76ps, but that such a drawback considering the weight was only around Even with relatively low output the Charade De Tomaso was still considered by some to be very own ‘supercar’ whether it an impact on the Group B Rally or not.

The CB70 was mated to a 5 manual transmission and drove the wheels through a mechanical slip differential. Double suspension at all four corners coil over type and damper set up gave the 926R to match it’s rivals.

The interior was somewhat luxurious in to the rest of its Group B-level Grey suede and red fabric the seats, dashboard and door with a leather bound MOMO steering wheel and knob. The dashboard itself was the biggest step away the standard Charade Turbo, the getting a custom suede dash with two large and six Veglia branded gauges minor switch gear for functions only.

No audio or A/C was available. The exterior gained the mentioned wide body fenders with air ducts for the situated in front of the rear a vented rear hatch to air flow, air ducts behind the quarter glass for extra air to the engine and huge, aggressively vents on the bonnet. The wheels supplied by Campagnolo measuring with Pirelli 205/50/VR15 at the front and 15Ч7JJ with 225/50/VR15 at the rear.

To finish off the some very Italian side mirrors were as were a set of Carello fog lamps for the front bumper.

The saddest part of the 926R’s would have to be the timing of its After the extremely successful at the 1985 Tokyo Motor Daihatsu moved to have the prepared for sale with media presentations and test which were all very as a result great expectation was on its racing career seeing as its the 926 Turbo was already successful in the

However, early in the 1986 B World Rally Championship struck with a series of accidents, prompting (by years the FIA to totally ban Group B regulations for So the production run of the 926R was canceled and it saw the showroom. The CB70 Twincam engine lived on in the 3rd generation Charade of 1987 www.innocenti-turbo-detomaso.com

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