SOTW: Mazda Xedos 6
Can you pronounce Xedos? Shed can't...
This was to be called Amati, and it was due to be launched towards the end of 1993. Unfortunately, a recession-embattled Mazda cancelled the project, and the car brand was never born. It did leave two legacy products, however, in the Xedos 6 and Xedos 9.
Be that as it may, The Mazda Unpronounceables were interesting, unusual cars, and to find that they've dropped into Shed land makes them most appealing.
Even though it's based on the humble Mazda 626, the Xedos 6's 145bhp 2.0-litre V6 made it an interesting alternative to a 3-series or Mercedes C-class, and the curvy looks were either pretty or quirky, depending on your perspective.
Shame it's got 90s-grade velour seats though...
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