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Mazda3 TCR race car unveiled

Mazda Motorsports announced today the newest addition to its motorsports program with the unveiling of the all-new Mazda3 TCR race car. The Mazda3 TCR will hit the racetrack as part of the 2020 IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge, beginning with the four-hour Endurance Challenge that is part of the Rolex 24 …

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2019 Mazda3 Review – great leap for the 3

 The Mazda3 is a special car. I owned a first-generation model for 8 years and its entertaining dynamics and sharp handling always brought joy to my journeys, big or small. It was one of the most stylish small cars on the road with an equally smart interior, and it …

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First-ever Mazda EV set for Tokyo debut

Mazda will unveil its first ever full electric vehicle at the upcoming Tokyo Motor Show in October, according to a report by Automotive News. The EV will be revealed in concept form to gauge public interest, but the company is said to have prepared a number of working prototypes with …

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2019 Mazda CX-3 Akari AWD Review

 What you see here is the most popular baby SUV in Australia. The trendy Mazda CX-3 first burst on scene back in 2015 and was one of the pioneers of its segment. Since then, a tsunami of small high-riders follows and there is now one from almost every brand. …

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2019 Mazda CX-9 vs Hyundai Santa Fe vs Holden Acadia Review

The 7-seat SUV has become the modern definition of a family car, loved for its space, comfort and versatility. With the market segment saturated with no less than eight players, which of these family buses should you spend your hard earned money on? Here, we take a look at the …

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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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