of the refreshed
have surfaced, lending credence to the future-Mazda images we've seen oozing out of places like an
EU harmonization office
a Japanese toymaker
. It looks like the doors remain largely unchanged, with the nose and tail receiving the bulk of the work. The front end will pick up new headlamps that mimic what big-brother 6 now wears. The black-tape ruse is not effective at disguising a C-Pillar that remains kinked forward, but the taillights are successfully obscured with adhesive applique. It won't be long before we see all the tape pulled off the refreshed 3 as the
season heats up.
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