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Re: Mazda - Evolution (1931 - 2017)
« Reply #1 on: May 02, 2019, 05:39:56 AM »
Was that RX-4 yours?  :great:

That Romper!  :)) And that Roadpacer, its not pretty but I want one  :13: I love styling of that -66´Luce 1800. Dream is to swap my 12A to one of them someday
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Re: Mazda - Evolution (1931 - 2017)
« Reply #2 on: May 02, 2019, 08:27:57 AM »
I like the 1961 Mazda Carol P360....... back window looks a bit Anglia 105e and the two tone

The 110 cosmo is a given, who wouldn't want one???

Check out the 1968 Bongo with the swaged lower half! amazing details..... but the Porter 360 pick up..... I so want to have one of them and put an animal engine in! Its simplicity is gorgeous (did I actually just say that about a pick up)

The frenched in headlights..... love quirky details.

Some of the models are absolutely gash! Its strange because throughout the years they come out with some stunners, all the RX's the MX5's

Its like they have 2 design teams, one team is on the big bucks and the other is on minimum wage and gets to create stuff like the 929 *shudders*

Good vid, nice to see your RX4 on there Clive
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Re: Mazda - Evolution (1931 - 2017)
« Reply #3 on: May 02, 2019, 09:02:59 AM »
Was that RX-4 yours?  :great:

Yes and that was a surprise as it was a Mazda Video , Roger Worthington's FB is along side.   
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Re: Mazda - Evolution (1931 - 2017)
« Reply #4 on: May 02, 2019, 09:22:05 AM »
Well actually some models like Luces were designed by Bertone. Thats why you can find some Italian touch in them.

Some newer models were designed my european dude, I think he was Brit. I think he was one of those who designen Miata/MX-5 too

Thruout history of Japanese cars, their designers wanted to some parts, like shapes, remember their cars from someone elses. For example, Honda NSX gearshit feeling, they did lota of hours with that one alone. They wanted it to feel like Ferrari F40 if I remember correctly

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Re: Mazda - Evolution (1931 - 2017)
« Reply #5 on: May 02, 2019, 09:37:15 AM »
Well actually some models like Luces were designed by Bertone. Thats why you can find some Italian touch in them.

Some newer models were designed my european dude, I think he was Brit. I think he was one of those who designen Miata/MX-5 too

Thruout history of Japanese cars, their designers wanted to some parts, like shapes, remember their cars from someone elses. For example, Honda NSX gearshit feeling, they did lota of hours with that one alone. They wanted it to feel like Ferrari F40 if I remember correctly

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If we all like the same thing life would be boring kaveri. I mean I like morgan 3 wheelers, who does that?

I still think the lovely couple below are smiling because they don't have to look at the outside when its travelling along lol.

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Re: Mazda - Evolution (1931 - 2017)
« Reply #6 on: May 02, 2019, 09:51:17 AM »
True that... Umm, I kind of like that Morgan too

Anyhoo, what needs to be remember that Japanese didnt have car industry in 50s and basically in 60's. So they had to copy some. However, they did master car manufacturing within few decades basically.

Some cars were purpose built to compete straight towards some car, and japanese manufacturers told it. Like FC was purpose built to compete Porsche 944. It ment that styling was compied somehow. But my opinion is that usually Japs did it better, like in FCs case.

Althought some features in cars styling were copied, some were unique to Japs. Like that big weird front lights. And like those weird side lines that like RX-4 and original Skyline has

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Re: Mazda - Evolution (1931 - 2017)
« Reply #7 on: May 02, 2019, 10:23:44 AM »
Oh absolutely, they came from nothing.

Hats off to them.

I prefer "inspired" than copied lol

Can you tell I look after the intellectual property at work. hahaha
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Re: Mazda - Evolution (1931 - 2017)
« Reply #8 on: May 02, 2019, 01:06:38 PM »
Bugger, I didnt mean weird as an "weird". I ment like distinguise...

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