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Mazda BT-50 gets a new Boss

There’s a new pecking order for Mazda’s workhorse, with advanced audio and premium accessories qualifying Mazda BT-50 Boss for top spot in the line-up. A ladder rung above the GT model on which it is based, the new BT-50 Boss adds a new sound system and a suite of black …

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2019 Mazda 6 drops diesel offering, gains new tech

Only a year on from the 2018 launch, the redesigned and reengineered Mazda 6 has been further refined with new technologies added and its powertrain line-up simplified. Improving its driving feel and dynamic handling, the updated 2019 Mazda 6 adopts the company’s new G-Vectoring Control Plus (GVC Plus) across all …

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2019 Mazda3 sedan pricing and specifications

Mazda Australia has announced pricing and specifications for its all-new Mazda3 sedan just a month after the launch of the hatch, with the sedan adopting an almost identical range and pricing as its twin-under-the-skin.  Priced from $24,990 for the manual base model and maxing out at $37,990 for a top-spec …

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Mazda developing two all-new straight-six engines

Mazda is believed to have two all-new straight-six engines in development – one petrol and one diesel – according to an uncovered presentation delivered to investors.  The presentation, titled Fiscal Year 2019 March Results, was uncovered by US website Jalopnik, who noticed that on page 25 of the presentation, a slide which …

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Next-gen 2020 Mazda 6 rendered and it looks ace

With the debut of the new-generation Mazda 3 late last year, the focus is now on the replacement model for the company’s other passenger car – the Mazda 6. The current generation model was launched way back in 2012, and a new model is well overdue. Before Mazda has the …

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Mazda mulling hot MPS 3 with 2.5L turbo engine and AWD

Fans of the much missed Mazda3 MPS (or MazdaSpeed3 in certain markets) may have something to look forward to, as a new report suggests the high-performance model could be making a come back. Speaking to British publication, Autocar, Mazda3’s program manager, Kota Beppu expressed his desire in building a hotter …

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Mazda CX-8 tweaked and updated for 2019

Less than a year on from its Australian launch in July 2018, Mazda CX-8 has grown its equipment list and updated styling elements to strengthen its appeal. New to the standard equipment list is Mazda’s Skyactiv-Dynamics technology, G-Vectoring Control Plus (GVC Plus), an advanced version of GVC that adds direct …

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All-new Mazda CX-30 launched as brand’s fifth SUV offering

Mazda has taken the wraps off its second model in its new-generation line-up, the CX-30 compact SUV. As a new core model that slots between the CX-3 and CX-5, the CX-30 will compete against larger models of the compact SUV class such as the Nissan Qashqai and Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross. …

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2019 Mazda CX-5 Akera Turbo Review

It’s only been a little over six months since we last took a look at the Mazda CX-5 – the best-selling SUV in Australia – and not even two years since the current body style launched, yet Mazda’s engineers have once again fettled it for the 2019 model year, and …

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2019 Mazda3: pricing jumps as new model heads upmarket

Mazda Australia has announced pricing and specifications for the initial variants of the next-generation Mazda3, with prices going up across the range as the new model heads upmarket.  Upon launch, two carry-over engines are set to be offered – the ‘G20’ 2.0-litre four-cylinder producing 114kW and 200Nm; and the ‘G25’ …

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Mazda unveils MX-5 30th Anniversary Edition in Racing Orange

Mazda has today unwrapped the MX-5 30th Anniversary Edition at the Chicago Auto Show, which runs from February 7-8. The reveal is auspiciously timed, landing on the anniversary eve of the iconic model’s global debut at the same event on February 9 1989. After 30 years and with more than …

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Mazda teases new-generation SUV ahead of Geneva debut

Mazda has dropped a shadowy teaser of a new SUV ahead of its scheduled debut at next month’s Geneva Motor Show. The single image released today shows the rear view of the crossover, with striking LED taillights hinting at a more matured and evolved Kodo design language that Mazda’s vehicles …

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7-seat SUV Comparison: 2019 Mazda CX-9 vs Hyundai Santa Fe

If you’re looking to purchase a large 7-seat family SUV, chances are your short list would have already included these two rivals: the Mazda CX-9 and Hyundai Santa Fe. Along with the Toyota Kluger, the CX-9 and Santa Fe represent the top three selling models in the full-size SUV segment. …

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