It is tough separating automotive truth from transplants, originals from facsimiles.
The Plymouth Laser is the Mitsubishi Eclipse, which is the Eagle Talon. Most of the Lexus ES300 is a Toyota Camry. Even a Bentley is fundamentally a Rolls-Royce, and the Mercury Capri is built in Australia from Mazda parts.
Then there's the Ford Probe.
Which is a Mazda MX-6.
Both are cab-forward sport coupes with powerful, identical V-6 engines and handling to live for.
The Probe costs a few hundred dollars less and its initial acceleration is half a gasp faster. But the MX-6 has superior seats and doesn't have hog-ugly pop-up headlights.
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