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While getting ready for the announcement of the North American Car and Truck of the Year, we stumbled upon the Mach 5. No sign of Pops, Trixie, Chim Chim or Speed, but there was the car, in all its fiberglass glory. As much as we looked we couldn't spot the opening in the nose for the radial saws or see underneath for the pistons used to propel Speed over danger.

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