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Revealed: The Mazda BT-50

Mazda has revealed the BT-50 pickup truck, a model based on the Ford Ranger. The Mazda BT-50 offers a new front end, new fenders, and wrap-around tail-lights. There’s an interior which offers sporty and elegant pieces such as metallic trim, and a car-like centre-console. Engines for the Mazda BT-50 include a 110kW 2.2-litre Duratorq unit, a 147kW 3.2-litre Duratorq, and […]

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Mazda Releases BT-50 Interior Sketch

Mazda has released a sketch which reveals the interior of the upcoming 2011 BT-50 pickup truck. The details are limited, however we can see a symmetrical dashboard, an LCD display, climate control and a new instrument cluster. The engines for the BT-50 include a 129kW 1.6-litre EcoBoost and a 113kW 3.0-litre TDCi unit.

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Paris 2010: Facelift Mazda2 For Europe

Mazda has revealed the facelifted Mazda2 at the Paris Motor Show where it boasts a new front grille and bumper which has been slightly modified. Following this, the Japanese brand has included new alloy wheels, new paint work, improved quality for the inside and a new glove-box. The chassis and suspension has been enhanced too, and this allows for a […]

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Mazda Planning To Reveal Their BT-50 In Australia – Design Sketch

Mazda is currently redesigning their BT-50 pickup truck. At the moment not much is known about the update, however the new BT-50 expected to use a Mazda6 front-end with wide fenders and taillights which wrap around the rear-end. Naturally, there will be quite a few configurations available and it will go on sale in South Africa, Europe and Australia. Mazda’s […]

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Real Life Images Of The Mazda Shinari Concept

We’ve got new images of the Mazda Shinari concept which teases the company’s new design language called Kodo. Kodo was created in a joint-effort between Mazda engineers from Japan, the United States and Germany. The images below show the car in the real world.

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Mazda Has Revealed Their Shinari Concept

Mazda has revealed a four-door coupe concept at a private press event held in Milan. Mazda’s Shinari concept boasts a new front end which will soon find its way onto all future models. The styling theme is called ‘Kodo’ and it means ‘soul of motion’ in Japanese. Mazda’s Kodo design language was created through a joint effort between Japanese, U.S. […]

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Ford South Africa Are Recalling The 2007-2008MY Mazda3 & Mazda5

Ford Motor Company South Africa are recalling Mazda3 and Mazda5 models due to reports of power steering problems. Ford said that 2,240 Mazda5 and 660 Mazda3 models build between 2007 and 2008 could potentially suffer from this problem. It was said that rust from a high-pressure pump could cause a slight bit of strain on the power steering pump, resulting […]

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European-Spec Mazda2 & New Diesel Engine For Paris Show

Mazda will use the Paris Motor Show to reveal a brand new European edition of their Mazda2 which boasts a new front end and powertrain options. The Euro-spec Mazda2 will boast the ‘unique family face’, an upgraded interior, an automatic gearbox and a suspension which offers slightly more comfortable driving. In the engine department we know that Mazda are planning […]

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Mazda RX-7 Coming In 2013 — Electric Turbocharging?

Mazda are currently working on their RX-7 which should release in the 2013 year. The RX-7, provisionally named the RX-9, could use a Renesis rotary engine which offers a large boost in power. The increase in power would come from new electric technologies which Mazda are working on. “We’re testing the rotary in conjunction with technologies including an electric turbocharger,” […]

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Mazda Takuya Special Edition For The United Kingdom

Mazda’s Takuya special edition upgrades will be available for the Mazda2, Mazda3 and Mazda6 models in the United Kingdom. The Takuya upgrades will include cosmetic and equipment enhancements. The Mazda2 will boast a 1.3-litre engine with 86-horsepower and 16-inch alloy wheels. Styling includes a front spoiler, sports bumpers with fog lights, and side skirts. There will be a black sports […]

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Special Edition Mazda MX-5 Miyako Special Edition

The latest special edition from Mazda is called the Miyako and it influences the MX-5 for Britian. The special edition MX-5 will go on sale tomorrow in the UK with a limited run of 500 units. There will be two versions available, a 126-horsepower 1.8-litre soft top and a 160-horsepower 2.0-litre roadster coupe with a hard top. Both versions will […]

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One Dies As Former Mazda Employee Goes Berserk At Hiroshima Plant

One of Mazda’s former employees has allegedly killed and injured ten people after crashing his vehicle into a group of people at the factory. The 42-year-old suspect named Toshiaki Hikiji fled the scene after the accident, however he was arrested an hour later. Hiroshi Hamada, an unfortunate 39-year-old, died on the scene where other employees are still in critical condition. […]

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Special Edition Mazda Biante 20S Navi For Japan

The latest special edition from Mazda is the brand new JDM-only Biante 20S Navi Special. The special edition will celebrate Mazda’s 90th anniversary. With a limited production run of 400 units, the Biante 20S Navi will include a voice-controlled HDD navigation system, parking assist and a start/stop system. The rest of the vehicle will be identical to the standard 20S […]

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Mazda’s Four-Wheel-Drive Carol GS4 For Japan

Mazda will enhance their Carol range with a brand new four-wheel-drive model for Japan. The four-wheel-drive model will be called the GS4 and it’s a new version similar to the Suzuki Alto. In fact, it’s almost a rebadged version with a lower grille. There will be a 660cc three-cylinder engine connected to an automatic gearbox. Features include keyless entry, push […]

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EuroV Regulations Cause Problems For Mazda’s RX8 — Say Good Bye

Mazda’s legendary rotary engine recently fell short of European emission regulations. The result of this has caused Mazda to kill off the RX8 sports car. Mazda has used rotary power in the sports car for quite some time now, and when it failed to meet EuroV emissions the automaker decided to scrap the current project. At the moment, there are […]

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