Car reviews - Mazda - Premacy - 5-dr people-mover
17 Aug 2001
MAZDA used a theme called "Contrast in Harmony" in the development of its Premacy, creating a formal appearance designed to blend into the urban environment. With a pentagon at the centre grille as the focal point from the front, the overall body forms a strong wedge shape from the front to the sides, then up to the roof. At the rear, large combination lamps are used, while a V-shaped rear window aims to maximise driver visibility. Based on a combination of 626 and 323 components, the Premacy has a body length (4295mm) and width (1705mm) similar to that of a small-medium car, despite a relatively long (2670mm) wheelbase.
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