Mazda mu­seum in Ger­many

Classic Car Weekly (UK) - - News -

The first Mazda mu­seum out­side Ja­pan has opened in Augs­burg, Ger­many.

Hous­ing an ex­hi­bi­tion cu­rated by a local fam­ily-owned Mazda deal­er­ship, the mu­seum opened to the pub­lic on 13 May and high­lights 100 years of un­con­ven­tional Mazda de­sign. The 45 mod­els on show are a frac­tion of the Frey fam­ily’s per­sonal col­lec­tion of over 120 ve­hi­cles. High­lights in­clude a 1967 Cosmo Sport, a 1969 Luce R130 and the com­pany’s first masspro­duced pas­sen­ger car, the 1960 Mazda R360, with more mod­els to be ro­tated into ex­hi­bi­tion in the fu­ture.

MX-5 will be one of the site’s key ex­hibits.

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