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2017 Mazda CX-3 Neo Automatic Review

The CX-3 is Mazda’s baby SUV from their CX designated SUV lineup sitting alongside the CX-5 and CX-9. It’s an easy mistake to assume each model is the same albeit in a larger or smaller size but that’s not the case at all. They all come with their own charming …

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Mazda to preview next-gen Mazda3 and new KODO design at Tokyo

Mazda will exhibit two concept models at the 2017 Tokyo Motor Show, one that heralds the company’s next-generation products and another that embodies the direction of the company’s next-generation design. The product concept model, a compact hatchback, is expected to preview the next-generation Mazda3. Combining  next-generation technology and design the …

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2017 Mazda CX-5 Maxx Sport AWD 2.5-litre Petrol Review

Mazda’s CX-5 has been king of the mid sized SUV’s for some time now, which has presented them with the dilemma of how to update the crowd favourite without departing from a working formula. The solution comes in the form of minor improvements everywhere with no drastic alterations to the …

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Mazda Executive explains ground-breaking HCCI petrol engine

As reported last week, Mazda is set to roll out the world’s first compression ignition petrol engine in a production car. And today details of its global debut have been confirmed. The ground-breaking diesel-style compression ignition petrol engine, more commonly known as the Homogeneous Charge Compression Ignition or HCCI engine, will launch …

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Mazda details future road map – includes revolutionary HCCI engine

Mazda will beat Daimler, General Motors, Toyota, Hyundai and other car makers to market the world’s first commercial application of diesel-style compression ignition in a petrol engine. According to reports, the Japanese manufacturer is just weeks away from revealing the ground-breaking ‘sparkless’ ignition technology that will see first use in …

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Mazda CX-8 three-row crossover unveiled

Mazda has released first exterior image of its CX-8 crossover, the latest addition to the company’s fast expanding SUV line-up. Mazda has previously showcased the CX-8’s interior with a photo released back in April but the latest photo is the first time the crossover’s exterior is revealed. As expected, the …

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2017 Mazda MX-5 RF Review

The last time I drove Mazda’s latest incarnation of the MX-5 I was treated to the top-spec GT model in the classic roadster manual configuration. Now it’s time to get behind the wheel of the base spec RF model in both manual and automatic configurations. The very thought of placing …

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Mazda announces CX-8 three-row crossover

Mazda’s fast expanding SUV range now sees the addition of yet another model, the CX-8 seven-seat crossover. Larger than the CX-5 but smaller than the CX-9, the CX-8 may sound like a good option for those who need a third row seat but find the CX-9 a little too large. …

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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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2017 Mazda2 gets segment first safety upgrade

Blind Spot Monitoring (BSM) and Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA) are now available on the updated Mazda2 and fitted as standard on the high-spec Genki and GT variants – a first for the light car segment. They join Smart City Brake Support – Forward (SCBS-F) which is now standard across …

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