The Only GM Car Powered By a Production Rotary Engine

While it might be hard to believe today, there was a time when Japanese economy car (and commercial vehicle) manufacturers such as Isuzu and Mitsubishi all competed in the full-size sedan market as well. Isuzu was unleashing the Statesman de Ville (!) against the Mitsubishi Debonair, the Nissan President and the perhaps most well known governmental cruiser of them all, the Toyota Century. Meanwhile in 1974, Mazda had nothing to show for itself. Except for some binoculars for looking across the water. Welcome to 1975. What oil crisis? When? Really….

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