MONTEREY, CA â€“ Mazda Motor Corp. engineers were tempted to significantly boost horsepower on the new â€™10 Mazdaspeed3, but decided against it due to lessons learned. â€śWe were considering making the car 300 hp and (making) it all-wheel drive, because thatâ€™s kind of the natural evolution of any sports car,â€ť says Dave Coleman, product-development engineer, Mazda North America Operations. â€śBut we looked back at our own history and remembered what happened with the RX-7,â€ť he says at a recent ...
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