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Tour the Mazda Museum in Google Street View

Hiroshima museum added to Google's museum database

 
 
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The museum has examples of Mazda's important models like the Cosmo and MX-5

Google has steadily been expanding Street View to include not just the world's major cities but also its major museums. Through its Art Project, you can already visit 184 of the world's art museums virtually, and it is starting to add other important sites around the world. The latest addition has special important to car enthusiasts. Google has added Mazda'sMazdaMazdaJapan, 1920 > present80 models
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museum at its headquarters in Hiroshima, Japan. 

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and its engine are also on display, and there is a display of all of the company's rotary engines displayed together. 

On the first floor, you can see the company's modern model lineup. The images are very high resolution, and assuming you can read Japanese, the plaques describing the cars are legible. 


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This is not the first time that Google Maps and Mazda have teamed up. Street View has also mapped Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. 


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Source: Autoblog

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