• 1967 Mazda Cosmo Sport
    by Alina Moore, on May 30, 2007, 18:00
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1967 - 1972 Mazda Cosmo Sport

1967 - 1972 Mazda Cosmo Sport
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Mazda Cosmo Sport
  • Mazda Cosmo Sport
  • Year:
    1967- 1972
  • Make:
  • Model:
    Cosmo
  • 0-60 time:
    8.6 sec.
  • Top Speed:
    124.3 mph
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  • body style:

Mazda Cosmo Sport was first unveiled as a Concept in 1964 at Tokyo Motor Show, then in 1965 60 pre-productions units was tested and on 30 May 1967 it entered into full production. The Cosmo Sport was the world’s first dual-rotor rotary engine car. All the Cosmos were hand made and as a result only one unit was made per day.

 

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1967 - 1972 Mazda Cosmo Sport

1967 - 1972 Mazda Cosmo Sport

Mazda Cosmo Sport was first unveiled as a Concept in 1964 at Tokyo Motor Show, then in 1965 60 pre-productions units was tested and on 30 May 1967 it entered into full production. The Cosmo Sport was the world’s first dual-rotor rotary engine car. All the Cosmos were hand made and as a result only one unit was made per day.

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