Mark Jones
Road Test Editor
4 minute read
9 Apr 2020
7:39 am

Backthrust 2009: When Daihatsu stole the show

Mark Jones

The year also saw the birth of a home grown South African model in the form of the Daihatsu Materia DRD.

With The Citizen Motoring’s usual operations put on hold due to the current national lockdown, performing our usual high performance road tests are simply not possible. However, we have every intention of keeping petrolheads and enthusiasts interested during these times and for this we require the reserve gear. I have been sniffling through my archives and discovered some interesting numbers in his detailed records from the last 16 years. For some light entertainment and an interesting glimpse into how things have evolved over time, we have compiled a list of the Top 10 fastest cars – in terms of 0...