It had better visibility with its huge glass area and the doors were extra wide so getting in and out was easy. How much approx could I sell this car for? A mid-year upgrade saw a new aero kit. My uncle chauffered us all around to see the local sights Cannon Beach being the best. They used to practically invisible to me, but now they get my attention. You do not acquire ownership rights to any content, document or other materials viewed through the site.
I see the choke on the dash, which I thought was really strange. This was one of the first cars on that trend — do you want easy cargo carrying with awkward passenger carrying, or the other way around? Stuff like this killed these cars. When both seats are folded down, you have 45. And it really sent the Japanese scrambling. The Civic really had nothing on the Mazda in that regard. Mine were 2 door hatches, this wagon is a little different. Same alloy wheels as the feature car above too.
It starts right up and drives great and shifts great. Pretty basic transportation, but hauled the mail, day after day. A friend of mine has a Mazda 3. The wheels on the featured car were used on the Ford Laser Ghia model, the top-of-the-range version which was pretty nicely equipped. That was the kind of wee beastie the Mazda was.
Cannot recall fwd or rwd but do remember impressive agility in traffic or bad roads. They ran for many years during which the word finally got around, finally being replaced by secondhand Ford Taurus sedans bought from Hertz. White, three door hatch with blue vinyl interior and 4 speed. Adding power to the new standard features, the Protegé came with a 1. Which was hardly the case for its predecessor. She bought it new and still has her nurses hospital parking passes on the bumper.
In North America, early models were even available with the rare option of all-wheel drive. Other than being right-hand drive and badged as a 323, ours was pretty much exactly the same as this one, including the color. Like reclining bucket seats, plush cut-pile carpeting and five all-season steel belted radials. My 71 Squareback was way more interesting and fun, but always coughing up important bits at bad times. Plus the Japanese car makers in those days took criticism on how their car was performing and improved them.
To view table with complete performance data and technical specifications including final drive and gear ratios, powertrain description, dimensions, accelerations chart etc. You could squeeze the bumper surfaces closer with your bare hand. From theives, police or girls lol. Not a great little car. My dad still remembers getting pulled over for speeding in it when my brother was a newborn in the back seat. Hatch backs were a help.
The 1600ccR series engine with two twin choke carburetors and five speed gearbox delivered truly impressive performance. Car details Hi for sale is my 1979 mazda glc. So glad to see CurbsideClassic online today, I have missed your writing immensely. That made me feel good, as I had felt a little bad not Buying American. I wish it could be brought back with slight improvements.
The Rallye has a top speed of 130 mph and 0-60 mph in 7. No endorsement by trademark owners is to be construed. Several of these were available in several trim levels. Early nineteen sixties technology in a seventies polyester jump-suit. With its new A-Plus engine and refined, positive gear box, the Metro delivered great performance and great economy. I think this is a cool little ride, and for those of you who love hatchbacks of every kind, as I do, you have just four days to bid on Nelson Ortiz's car on. Entering your vehicle information in our Year Make Model selector up top, helps ensure you get an auto part that fits your car, truck or other type of vehicle.
It was originally offered as a hatchback or sedan and served as one of the entry points to the Mazda brand in North America. The glass is all good and has a new windshield that was hard to find. She did put an aftermarket stereo into it with a tethered remote…which I thought was beyond cool. And one in this condition with just 7,391 miles is just unheard of. Definitely a good car and there are still some driving around here. It, like its predecessors, welcomed segment-firsts, including a heads-up display, radar cruise control and even available adaptive headlights, among a long list of luxury features as well. While this is not a particularly collectible, special or even desirable car, it has a unique place as every car has in the history of cars.
Still missed the Mazda when I needed to carry groceries etc. Rust was really starting to get to it, after 12 years in Michigan, and, keeping in mind how the 81 turned into a money pit at the same mileage, decided to say goodbye. My parents had the fortunate capability of generally choosing reliable cars too, so that means there are really only three defining cars of my childhood. Well, there was Ford Laser version sold in Asian markets. Its concealed wipers, an upswept tailgate and an agresive slant nose gave it slippery aerodynamic lines.