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Mazda6 GX Grand-Am racer goes where no diesel sedan has gone before

by Jonathon Ramsey (RSS feed) on Jan 26th, 2013 at 7:03PM

There has never been a four-door diesel sedan in the Grand-Am series, until now: The blunt, bewinged grille of the Mazda6 GX has blown right through that wall. It's said that racing improves the breed, but usually the breed has gone on sale when the racing begins. One of the unusual aspects of the Mazda6 GX, on the other hand, is that while the diesel won't go on sale to the public until later this year, it will already have tasted racing blood by the end of the day. That kind of reversal is more likely found with super coupes like the Lexus LFA and Honda NSX. Mazda has taken class wins at... Read More

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