Auto Factoids for 12/17/2017 Datsun 510, Lexus, Ford Probe
#AutoFactoids are back!!! I will be changing them up a bit but they’ll still be fun.
Factoid – The Datsun 510 in the late 1960s it competed with the likes of BMW on the front lines of the then-new sports sedan category. Paul Newman use to race one.
Factoid – Lexus SC300 shared a lot of important parts with the now-legendary Toyota Supra, including the same straight six engine.
Factoid – Ford Probe was basically a Mazda 626, and was originally intended to become the new Mustang. Thankfully, those plans were scrapped because Ford was concerned of the back-lash.
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