Tag Archives: Mazda

Mazda confirms turbocharged Mazda3 hatch: 170kW/420Nm

Mazda has confirmed its much-lauded 2.5-litre turbocharged four-cylinder petrol will find its way into the new turbocharged Mazda3, although it’s not yet confirmed for Australia. Confirmed by Mazda Mexico in a video release, the forced fed Mazda3 will deliver 170kW and 420Nm, identical to the Australian delivered Mazda6, CX-9 and …

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Flagship Mazda SkyActiv-X mild-hybrid range pricing announced

Mazda Australia has announced the pricing and specification for its advanced Spark Controlled Compression Ignition (SPCCI) SkyActiv-X mild hybrid range, which will go on sale locally in August. The innovative 2.0-litre engine is the world’s first production petrol engine to combine the benefits of lean diesel-like compression ignition with regular …

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2020 Mazda CX-9 Sport FWD Review – still an excellent 7-seater

The Mazda CX-9 has always been one of our favourites here at ForceGT. And since its launch in 2016, Mazda has continuously refined the successful large seven-seater SUV to ensure its appeal with buyers. But now into its fourth year on sale, the CX-9 is entering dangerous territory as newer …

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All-new 2021 Mazda BT-50 unveiled

Mazda has today revealed the tough new look for its BT-50 ute, blending sleek new styling with rugged capability. Adopting styling elements from the current-generation Mazda CX-9 large SUV, the new 2021 Mazda BT-50 ute features the brand’s corporate three-dimensional grille which is flanked by a pair of sculpted headlamps. …

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2020 Mazda CX-30 G20 Astina Review

Is the Mazda CX-3 too small, but the CX-5 too big? Now, Mazda has created a model that precisely plugs that gap, and it’s called the CX-30. Like most European premium carmakers, Mazda is increasingly apt at filling in niches within its line up, which started with the CX-5-based, 7-seat …

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2022 Mazda 6 to become rear-wheel drive luxury sedan

The current generation Mazda 6 was launched way back in 2012, and a new model is well overdue. The new 6 is already under development, but it will be drastically different to the current model when it arrives in 2022. Speculation has it that the new 6 will be rear-wheel …

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Mazda celebrates 100th Year Anniversary with Special Edition models

Celebrating 100 years since its foundation as a humble cork manufacturer, Mazda will release a 100th Anniversary Special Edition series of its major models. The special edition models pay homage to Mazda’s history and its tenacious challenger spirit, drawing inspiration from the company’s first ever passenger car, the R360 Coupe. Designed to …

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2020 Mazda CX-5 further refined, boosts off-road tech

The popular Mazda CX-5 range has gained a host of upgrades for 2020, adding greater versatility, safety and comfort both on and off-road. Available now, the updated CX-5 adds new technology, advanced safety equipment and improves cabin quietness for a better ride feeling. Headlining the 2020 upgrades is Mazda’s newly …

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2020 Mazda CX-5 Touring AWD Review

The Mazda CX-5 mid-size SUV has been consistently picking out the top spot in its segment. In one of the most competitive categories with no fewer than 10 players, the CX-5’s popularity among SUV buyers begs the question – what’s the CX-5’s magic? That’s what we are here to explore. …

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Mazda CX-8 adds petrol variant and sub-$40k entry price

Further expanding Mazda extensive SUV offering, the CX-8 now gains a second powertrain option, more variants, and boosts safety and convenience while retaining its value-for-money proposition with the range starting at less than $40,000. In the second update since it first launched in June 2018, the CX-8 gives more choice to …

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Is this the 2022 Mazda RX-7?

The FD Mazda RX-7 is arguably the most beautiful sports car to have come from Japan. It last rolled off the factory in 2002 and a successor is yet to be anywhere in sights, with the project a constant on and off affair at Mazda. We are all keen to …

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2020 Mazda MX-5 gets new paint job and updated cabin

Entering its 31st year of production, the Mazda MX-5 continues to hone its finely-crafted formula with styling enhancements and interior update for 2020. Unveiled at the 2019 Tokyo Motor Show alongside Mazda’s all-new, first mass-production electric vehicle, MX-30, the updated MX-5 is scheduled to go on sale in Australia in …

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2022 Mazda MX-5 rendered, could see electrification

The current generation ND Mazda MX-5 has been around since 2015, which means the next generation model is likely due in two years time. While Mazda has been keeping the development of its next-gen lightweight roadster under tight wraps, here’s a neat rendering of what we could expect from the …

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All-new Mazda CX-30 pricing and specification confirmed

Ahead of its early 2020 arrival, Mazda Australia has released local specifications and pricing for the all-new Mazda CX-30. The second of Mazda’s new generation vehicles after the Mazda 3, the CX-30 sits between the CX-3 small crossover and CX-5 mid-size SUV, offering families yet another alternative in the booming …

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