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    Report: Mastretta in turmoil as founding brothers walk away over dispute

    Mastretta, Mexico's first car company, is in danger following a split between the founding brothers and investors, according to a report from Autocar. The two brothers, Daniel and Carlos Mastretta, issued a statement earlier this week announcing they were leaving the company they founded in the ...

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    Report: Mastretta MXT aiming for European launch in 2015

    Though a number of foreign automakers have located their North American assembly plants in Mexico, our neighbors to the south are hardly known for producing their own cars under their own names. But performance-oriented startups are trying their best to upset that notion. VUHL is one such notable ...

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    Report: Ford Focus ST-powered Mastretta MXT cometh

    Mastretta is reportedly on the verge of pulling back the covers on its latest creation, the MXT-R, at the Autosport International Racing Car Show. According to Autocar, the Mexican sports car will make use of the 2.0-liter Ecoboost four-cylinder engine lifted from the Ford Focus ST. Tuned to ...

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    Los Angeles: Mastretta MXT hits SoCal like hot salsa, gets ready for North American sales

    This yellow hottie from down Mexico way is the Mastretta MXT – you may remember it from the racially charged Top Gear kerfuffle earlier this year. Built on a bonded aluminum chassis very similar in concept to that of the Lotus Exige and Elise, it is a rare home-produced and conceived sports ...

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    Report: Mexico's Mastretta MXT headed for production, Clarkson unavailable for comment

    The 2011 Mastretta MXT, Mexico's homegrown sports car that took a Top Gear slagging, is ramping up production. The company is on track to produce 100 vehicles by the end of 2011, and that figure will double next year. Speaking at the Guadalajara International Motor Show (SIAG), Daniel ...

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    Report: Mexico's Mastretta hoping to turn Top Gear notoriety into sales

    Mastretta MXT - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Mexican sportscar manufacturer Mastretta is making the best of a bad situation. The company is attempting to capitalize on the furor over insulting comments that the presenters of Top Gear made about the automaker and Mexico in general. ...

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    Followup: BBC apologizes for Top Gear remarks about Mexicans

    Ugh, fine. We're sorry. Okay, so that's not exactly how the BBC responded to Mexico's Ambassador Eduardo Medina-Mora Icaza, but it certainly didn't fall all over itself in making a formal apology, either. In case you need a refresher, Top Gear presenter Richard Hammond quipped on a recent ...

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    Video: Top Gear riles Mexico with comments, elicits response

    Top Gear crew discusses Mexico's Mastretta MXT – Click above to watch video after the jump Another month, another nationality insulted by the Top Gear presenters. James May, Richard Hammond and Jeremy Clarkson have hopped into hot water with the Mexican government over comments that the ...

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

    2011 Mastretta MXT: Click above for high-res image gallery
    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 ...

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    Mexico's Mastretta releases a few lines about MXT sports car for Paris

    Mexican sports car intender Mastretta has officially announced that it will reveal the production version of its MXT at this month's Paris Motor Show. Longtime Autoblog readers may recall that the Latin auto was actually expected to go on sale back in 2009, but for unknown reasons, it evidently ...

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    London 2008: Mastretta MXT will be Mexico's first homegrown car

    Click above for more high-res shots of the Mastretta MXTIt may have taken Mexico a while to produce its first car, but at least when it finally took place, it did so with style. When we originally heard of the Mastretta MXT, it was said to be powered by a stock Ford Duratec four-banger. ...

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    Run for the border: Mexico's 2008 Mastretta MXT mid-engine exotic

    check out the video after the jump, and click the above photo to view a galleryThe fact that we can't have it makes us want it more. This nicely aggressive coupe from Mexico's Mastretta Design is beautifully sculpted, with plenty of energy bottled up in its stance. The structure is bonded aluminum, ...


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