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Black beauty: 1974 Mazda Savanna GT Coupe

September 27, 2017

This could just be the coolest, modded Savanna RX3 I've seen. And, it's fitting that I saw it Autopolis race track in Oita Prefecture, because that was where I saw three RX3's after the longest rotary dry spell that any human should ever have to endure.

The S102/S124 Series RX3 was built from Sep 1971 to 1978. This RX3 coupe was built in 1974. It has a 1,310cc rotary engine.

More information: Wikipedia - Mazda Grand Familia

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