Mazda gets top honours in Japan for RX-8 sports car

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TOKYO, Nov 19 (Reuters) - Mazda Motor Corp's RX-8 sports car picked up the 'RJC Car of the Year' award in Japan, giving Mazda one of the industry's most coveted awards for the second straight year, Japan's No.5 auto maker said on Wednesday. The four-door four-seater RX-8, launched this April, beat out runners-up Toyota Motor Corp's new Prius hybrid sedan and Fuji Heavy Industries' Subaru Legacy, which won the Car of the Year award last week from a separate group. The 74 judges of the RJC ...

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