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Paris 2010: Mastretta MXT stakes a claim for Mexican elemental performance

by Chris Paukert (RSS feed) on Oct 1st, 2010 at 12:21PM

Mexico may be known as a hub for automotive production in the Americas, but it isn't typically identified as a hotbed of design or engineering. The folks at Mastretta are out to change that with their new MXT sports car. Powered by a Ford-sourced 2.0-liter Duratec I4 engine mounted amidships and plumbed with a turbo for 250 horsepower and 257 pound-feet of torque, the MXT is a simple, lightweight proposition designed to resonate with the Colin Chapmans and Gordon Murrays of this world. The overall shape of the car is perhaps derivative but quite appealing in person, with... Read More

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