Mazda 6.5

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    Mazda 6.5

    this started life as something completely different but i got bored and did this instead:

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    Re: Mazda 6.5

    okay note to self: do not post non-American cars
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    Re: Mazda 6.5

    looks good. I like it.

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    Re: Mazda 6.5

    Nice! It's baffling to me why the "Zoom Zoom" car maker doesn't have a midsize coupe in its lineup. I know it's a low volume segment, but this would reinforce the sporty nature of the Mazda brand. Good job!

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    Re: Mazda 6.5

    Pretty nice. I like that you used the Euro 6, which with its shorter size would work better as a coupe than our larger model.

    Quote Originally Posted by cire_1wb View Post
    Nice! It's baffling to me why the "Zoom Zoom" car maker doesn't have a midsize coupe in its lineup. I know it's a low volume segment, but this would reinforce the sporty nature of the Mazda brand. Good job!
    I've wondered this as well. Especially given the CD3 platform currently shares between Ford and Mazda not unlike the last venture they had in a sporting coupe, the Probe/MX-6.

    Even a compact 3 coupe would be good idea given they have nothing now. The obstacle I imagine is that this is the only market compact coupes are really popular in, though a sleek 2-door hatch might have more international appeal and would be a nice alternative to a Scion tC.

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    Re: Mazda 6.5

    Looks quite good!

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    Re: Mazda 6.5

    Very good! Although its more like Mazda5.5

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    Quote Originally Posted by cdp326 View Post
    Pretty nice. I like that you used the Euro 6, which with its shorter size would work better as a coupe than our larger model.



    I've wondered this as well. Especially given the CD3 platform currently shares between Ford and Mazda not unlike the last venture they had in a sporting coupe, the Probe/MX-6.

    Even a compact 3 coupe would be good idea given they have nothing now. The obstacle I imagine is that this is the only market compact coupes are really popular in, though a sleek 2-door hatch might have more international appeal and would be a nice alternative to a Scion tC.
    I agree on the sleek 3-door hatchback for the Mazda3 line. I see Scion tCs all over the place. I think a cooler Mazda3 liftback "coupe" would be a hit in the compact coupe segment in the U.S. market. It would also give Mazda a competitor to the Scirocco in Europe.

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    Re: Mazda 6.5

    Looks good, I love the idea, but there is something a little off...

    I think that the door needs to be shortened ever so slightly. Other than that, great work!

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    Re: Mazda 6.5

    This sounds nit-picky (it IS nit-picky), but I think, for a two-door design, the door-shutline should curve the other way.
    So, if now it is curving out TOWARDS the door handle, for a more realistic effect, it should curve AWAY from the door handle.

    It's the small details that can make the difference between a good chop, and a GREAT chop.

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