NEW YORK – Although several auto makers are coming out with performance-oriented large cars, Mazda Motor North America Inc. says it has no plans to re-enter that segment. Mazda discontinued its Millenia large sedan two years ago in the U.S. A company official tells Ward’s here in an interview that despite several entries in the D-segment that pack a horsepower punch, including the Chrysler 300 with its Hemi V-8 engine and new Toyota Avalon, boasting a whopping 280 hp from its base 3.5L ...

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