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Mazda Will Use Their Mazda2 For EV Testing In Japan

Mazda has said that they will modify a few Mazda2’s into Electric Vehicles in an attempt to take part in an electric test. The electric-test will occur in Japan where the joint project will test car viability and also performance. The project will include the Itochu Corporation, Norway’s Th!nk, Seiko and Nippon Car Solutions. The Tsukuba Environmental Style Test Project […]

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Mazda’s 3 Scores Five Stars In The Euro NCAP Crash Test

The Mazda3 has undergone Euro NCAP testing where the car achieved a five-star rating. The Euro NCAP team implemented a new evaluation system which awards a single overall safety rating which combines scores from all of the categories. The categories include Adult Occupant Protection, Child Protection, Pedestrian Protection and Safety Assist. Mazda’s 6 scored five stars during February this year, […]

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Mazda’s MX-5 Smiley Face Roadster Hits The South African Market

The new, revised Mazda MX-5 Facelift model is now available to South African consumers. The new model marks the 20th anniversary of the MX-5, and it currently holds the record as the best-selling two seat sports car ever. Mazda has sold over 850,000 units to date. Mazda’s facelifted MX-5 houses the latest design theme, and this include a new front […]

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Mazda RX-Z — The Diesel-Electric Hybrid Design Study

While this might not be the real-deal, it is however really interesting and yet pretty, quaint. The new 2+2 sports coupe rendered here features reverse opening doors and a smooth curvaceous look which could be used as a replacement for the Mazda RX-8. The Mazda RX-Z (pictured) was created by Romanian design student, Adrian Ciprian, who took an usual approach […]

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The Mazda2 Has Hit A Bong, Or Two — New Smiley Face Front End

Mazda has released an official release that announces the production of their Mazda2 facelift model. Mazda’s number 2, also known as the Demio in Japan, will undergo a couple of changes for the Taiwanese market. The production version of the new Mazda2 was released with the same dimensions as the standard 2009 model, however, a major change hit the front […]

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Mazda’s MX-5 Roadster Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary In Japan

Mazda has decided to celebrate the 20th anniversary of their MX-5/Miata Roadster at the Miyoshi Proving Grounds in Japan. The event was on the 20th of September where it housed over 1,600 roadsters, along with about 2,600 enthusiasts and owners. Visitors were treated to trivia games, introductions to various clubs and other speeches by the cars development team. All of […]

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Mazda Will Unveil New Engines & The Kiyora City Car At The Tokyo Motor Show

Next month’s Tokyo Motor Show will see Mazda unveil a load of new cool things, including their next generation engine and automatic transmission units. The new SKY-G petrol engine is designed to reduce mechanical friction, as well as achieve an optimal air-fuel mixture. There will be a new direct-injection system on the SKY-G petrol engine, and it is expected to […]

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Frankfurt 2009: Mazda Unveils Their New Superlight MX-5

Mazda has now officially unveiled their brand new MX-5 Superlight Concept at the Frankfurt Motor Show. The new 20th anniversary MX-5 roadster has a very sporty, and different look to the traditional model. The weight has been reduced to a low 995kg where the front end maintains the new Mazda smiley face look. The Superlight MX-5 features no windshield, and […]

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The First Real Images Of The Mazda MX-5 Superlight Concept

Mazda has finally released images of the new MX-5 Superlight Concept which will be used to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the original MX-5 roadster. The new MX-5 Concept from the Japanese automaker boasts a old school racing-styled exterior without a windscreen. Changes on the superlight concept include a new front end with integrated air scoops, a streamlined profile, and […]

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Mazda Starts Selling Their New Facelifted CX-7 In Japan

Mazda has revealed the first image of the facelifted CX-7 crossover for the Japanese market. The new SUV will have a redesigned lower grille, along with chrome trims all round. The engine will feature upgrades, along with a new transmission, chassis and body updates for further enhancements. Exterior styling on the new facelifted Mazda CX-7 will feature redesigned bumpers as […]

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Mazda Will Not Yet Focus On Electric Vehicles

Mazda has said that, for now, they will not focus too much on zero-emission or extended-range vehicles for their line up. The company said that they will stay away from EV’s until the battery technology improves. “Until battery technology can get there to meet a mass customer’s needs, and a customer in North America certainly drives further than the existing […]

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Mazda’s Has Revealed Their New Mazda3 MPS

Mazda has released the latest details on their brand new Mazda3 MPS or Mazdaspeed3. The new Mazda3 MPS is a sporty hatchback that features sporty styling with a hood-mounted intercooler scoop, a set of unique bumpers all round and new aggressive side skirts. The wheels will come in the size of 18-inches, where they will be kitted out with Dunlop […]

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The Mazda3 MPS Will Go On Sale During October In The UK

Mazda has confirmed the pricing on their new UK Mazda3 MPS which will go on sale on the first of October. The new Mazda will be set at a price of £21,500 where it will come with a mica or metallic-paint finish. The MPS will be powered by a 2.3-litre turbocharged four cylinder engine with 260-hp with 380Nm of torque. […]

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Mazda Planning 30 Percent More Efficient Engines For 2015

Mazda has hinted at a new range of fuel efficient engines, and vehicles for 2011. The Japanese automaker is hinting at a fuel efficiency increase of as much as 30 percent through out the entire range by 2015. The Japanese automaker first said that they will focus on the four-cylinder and rotary powered engines, where the company is still quiet […]

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Mazda Destroys Plans For The 300-HP Mazdaspeed3 Evoltion

Mazda previously unveiled their 2010 Mazdaspeed3 at the Geneva Motor Show where they upset the world by announced that it will have the same DISI Turbo engine with only 260-horsepower. Although the 2.3-litre 4-cylinder engine is not at all bad, it’s just that we prefer new engines in new cars – right? Well, after the crowd didn’t go wild for […]

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