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'''Mazda Roadpacer. 1975–7 (prod. 840 sold). 4-door sedan. F/R, 1308 cm³ (Wankel, 2 × 654 cm³; 3662 cm³ nominal capacity).''' [[Holden Premier (HJ)]]-based full-sized sedan, intended for Japanese government officials, but launched in the wake of the fuel crisis and considered a flop. Australian bodyshells of HJ series shipped to Japan where Mazda Wankel engine inserted. Car was expensive (¥3·8 million, double the price of the [[Mazda Cosmo]]) and thirsty (9 mpg), and had more extras than original [[Holden]], contributing to weight.
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'''Mazda Roadpacer. 1975–7 (prod. 840 sold). 4-door sedan. F/R, 2 × 654 cm³ Wankel.''' [[Holden Premier (HJ)]]-based full-sized sedan, intended for Japanese government officials, but launched in the wake of the fuel crisis and considered a flop. Australian bodyshells of HJ series shipped to Japan where Mazda Wankel engine inserted. Car was expensive (¥3·8 million, double the price of the [[Mazda Cosmo AP]]) and thirsty (9 mpg), and had more extras than original [[Holden]], contributing to weight.
  
  

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Mazda Roadpacer. 1975–7 (prod. 840 sold). 4-door sedan. F/R, 2 × 654 cm³ Wankel. Holden Premier (HJ)-based full-sized sedan, intended for Japanese government officials, but launched in the wake of the fuel crisis and considered a flop. Australian bodyshells of HJ series shipped to Japan where Mazda Wankel engine inserted. Car was expensive (¥3·8 million, double the price of the Mazda Cosmo AP) and thirsty (9 mpg), and had more extras than original Holden, contributing to weight.


Manufacturing location: Hiroshima, Japan

Marque: Mazda


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