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Japan’s D1 Grand Prix Rotary Powered Monsters

The rotary engine has a near cult like following around the world, the tiny metal barrel of spinning dorito’s has proven to be a modifiers dream with its light weight and huge power output. And nowhere is the spirit of the rotary engine more alive than in the heat of …

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BBR turbocharges Mazda MX-5 to 184kW

Fancy more power for your Mazda MX-5? England-based Mazda tuning specialist BBR has put together a substantial power upgrade package for the iconic roadster and gone the path of forced induction. The new ‘Stage 1’ turbocharger upgrade package for the 2.0-litre MX-5 lifts power output from the standard 118kW to a …

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Mazda MX-5 RF dropped on H&R springs and spacer package

Chassis specialist H&R is introducing a sport springs and spacer package for the Mazda MX-5 Retractable Fastback, sharpening the lightweight convertible sports car’s already impressive handling even further. Compatible with the standard shock absorbers, the H&R springs lower the Mazda MX-5 RF by 25mm at the front and 30mm at the …

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Hardtop Mazda MX-5 RF arrives from $38,550

Mazda Australia has launched the MX-5 Retractable Fastback and is predicting the hardtop RF model will pull in new crowds of buyers looking for a convertible that is a little nicer as a daily driver. Unlike the previous generation of hardtop MX-5, which had a folding roof that collapsed into …

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DAMD spices up Mazda MX-5

Japanese tuner DAMD (which stands for Dream Automotive Design), responsible for turning this Toyota 86 into a Lexus LFA, has unveiled their latest project, the Mazda MX-5 “Dark Knight”. Sharpening up the looks of the highly popular roadster is a set of carbon fibre bodykit consisting a front lip spoiler, …

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Mazda MX-5 sharpened with BBR engine and chassis upgrade

UK-based Mazda tuning specialist, BBR, has unveiled a range of engine, suspension and brake upgrade packages for the latest ND versions of the MX-5 roadster. BBR’s ‘Super 160’ for the 1.5-litre models, as well as ‘Super 175+’ and ‘Super 190’ for the larger 2.0-litre, are said to deliver power gains across the …

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KW introduces Clubsport coilovers for Mazda MX-5

KW Suspension has rolled out a new set of performance gear for the Mazda MX-5 roadster. The KW Clubsport coilovers are designed to extract the maximum for the new MX-5 on racetracks and on the street, allowing separate adjustment of the rebound and compression. With the rebound adjustment on the upper …

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Sub-$35k for more powerful Mazda MX-5 2.0-litre

The wait is over for those patiently waiting for the new 2.0-litre Mazda MX-5. Already 170 sold before the car has even launch in Australia, the more powerful variant of the fourth-generation Mazda MX-5 goes on sale in dealerships today priced from $34,490 plus on-roads for the 2.0 GT 6-speed manual. …

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Fourth-generation Mazda MX-5 arrives in Australia

The fourth generation Mazda MX-5 officially goes on sale in Australia this month. With global sales approaching one million units since its inception in 1989, the new Mazda MX-5 is expected to re-ignite interest in the Japanese open-top roadster. Following an extensive marketing, Mazda Australia expects to move 125 cars …

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