Mazda Cosmo

The Mazda Cosmo was the first rotary-engined production car. Dr Felix Wankel’s motor was sewing-machine smooth. It was flexible, too. Compromising a tad on top-end power, Mazda put the peripheral inlet ports in the engine …

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Datsun 240Z

The Datsun 240Z was released in ’69. It would go on to become the best-selling sports car of the Seventies. It was proof positive that Japan was now in the top echelon, when it came …

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Toyota 2000GT

The Toyota 2000GT was designed by Graf Goertz – an industrial design firm, based in New York. The GT’s styling was clearly influenced by the Jaguar E-Type. The lines of its bodywork were off-the-dial subtle. …

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