I decided on buying an RX-7 from its history and the fact that it's an extremely unique and fun-to-drive car.
Blair has christened her restored white RX-7 ``Snowball,'' noting a lot of owners name these cars.
James Hoffman bought his first RX-7 about five months ago: ``It had good ratings for handling and is designed way ahead of its time compared to most newer cars.
Mazda has so far sold more than 810,000 of the RX-7.
A Mazda spokesman said the RX-7 has been popular and has won international car races such as the Bathurst race in Australia.
In winning the competition, the RX-7 was rated as the best car by all six MOTOR TREND judges.
In describing the RX-7, MOTOR TREND's editors said, "The RX-7's performance is awe-inspiring.
Laub's Mazda RX-7
has won more than 95 "Best in Show" awards.
Meanwhile, all those enthusiasts who worried that the RX-7
was about to disappear for good will be thrilled to learn that the state-of-the- art RX-8, due in late 2002, will lend itself as the building block for an all-new RX-7
two-seater coupe for 2004.
All six Motor Trend judges ranked the Mazda first and the RX-7 captured the top spot in five of the eight scoring categories.
This award, coupled with the other accolades that the RX-7 has received, confirms that we achieved our goal, and did so convincingly.
Four-wheel ventilated disc brakes with ABS, a driver's side airbag, air conditioning, power windows and door locks, 16-inch light alloy wheels and an AM/FM/cassette stereo sound system are among the standard features on the 1993 RX-7