In order to keep up the momentum produced by the last-generation MazdaSpeed Protégé, Mazda will soon be introducing a hopped-up version of the Mazda 3, possibly in both sedan and hatch forms. Look for a less-forgiving sport suspension, a better stereo, unnecessary exterior overstyling, and more robust power output. Speculation calls out a 2.0 liter turbocharged engine so the car can meet qualifications for several racing and rallying series. No particulars yet, so just keep those eyeballs peeled.

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