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From Road & Track:

"This chunky-looking 2-seater is claimed to be Mexico's first home-grown car, created by the Mastretta brothers in Mexico City. The 1985-lb. coupe is powered by a mid-mounted, Cosworth-developed turbocharged 2.0-liter Ford Duratec, with 240 bhp fed through a 5-speed transaxle. The brothers are claiming a 150-mph top speed and sub-5 seconds for the 0-60-mph sprint. Suspension is double-wishbone at both ends.
The car's light weight can be attributed to its chassis construction, which is based around aluminum extrusions, box sections and a carbon-fiber/aluminum sandwich floor; bodywork is fiberglass. We must say, the car displayed at the show in London left something to be desired in terms of fit, finish and shut lines.
Production will be limited to 200 cars per year with assembly starting next year-expect a $60,000 sticker price when U.S. sales begin through single-vehicle approval."

Aluminum extrusions and only 1 lb. heavier than our beloved Lotus? I say it's pretty good for Mexico's first shot. Am I the only one who thinks Lotus may have been involved?

I can't post pictures now, but I'm sure Google will yield you plenty of bright orange photos.

What do you guys think?
 

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Well sh*t Mexico has been making Volkswagen bugs for years! Liars!!! LOL!

Oh yeah some pics... well here's one...



Chrome orange? Hrmm looks Lotus flavored? Reverse-engineered Elise/Exige?
 

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