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Mazda’s ob­ses­sion with re­cre­at­ing the Bri­tish sports car

Tra­di­tional Bri­tish sports cars were the in­spi­ra­tion for the orig­i­nal MX-5. Here a Tri­umph Spit­fire lines up with a pair of full-size styling bucks for the em­bry­onic Mazda road­ster, out­side the US de­sign stu­dios in Cal­i­for­nia. Note that the Spit­fire’s bon­net catch is un­done – that doesn’t nec­es­sar­ily mean any­thing…

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