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FoMoCo's upcoming Invasion of the Minivan Snatchers will include this little number — the Mazda CX-9, which will share a platform with the Ford Edge and Lincoln MKX. In Mazda terms, it's the larger and more luxe sibling to the CX-7 launched this year. A quick-thinking cameraphone jockey caught a preproduction model of the CX-9 near Anaheim, California, where engineers were engaged in some sort of Mickey Mouse operation (you'll get it later). Click for more pics.

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Mazda to Unveil CX-9 Crossover in New York [internal]