Take a Tour of Mazda’s R&D Basement: A Treasure Trove of Awesomeness

By Ed Higginbotham
Jul 6, 2017 | Mazda

On this week’s episode of Grassroots Motorsports Live, we took a rare tour of the fabled basement that lies beneath Mazda’s R&D building in Irvine, California. There we explored a treasure trove of Mazda history: prototypes, legendary race cars and show specials. And yes, there were lots of cool Miatas and RX-7 rarities.

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David S. Wallens
David S. Wallens Editorial Director
7/7/17 10:00 a.m.

So, everyone enjoy the video? It was like being there.

miatafan GRM+ Memberand New Reader
7/9/17 11:35 a.m.

I watched this last night and LOVED IT. As a long time Mazda fan (on my 4th Miata and the wife's vehicle is a CX-5) it was awesome seeing all of those toys.

David S. Wallens
David S. Wallens Editorial Director
7/10/17 2:32 p.m.

Thanks for taking the time to check it out, and glad to hear that you enjoyed it.

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