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Mazda rules out MPS3 hot hatch and RX rotary sports car

Mazda has officially ruled out the return of the much-loved Mazda3 MPS hot hatch, which ended with the second-generation model with no replacement planned. Speaking to Drive at the launch of the 2019 Mazda3 at the Los Angeles Motor Show, Akira Marumoto, President and CEO of Mazda quashed all hopes …

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2019 Mazda3 hatch and sedan unveiled at the LA Auto Show

Mazda has finally lifted the covers on both sedan and hatchback forms of the next-generation Mazda3 at the Los Angeles Auto Show, with the new model debuting the company’s SkyActiv-X spark-controlled compression ignition engine.  Sporting a new platform and totally redesigned bodywork heavily inspired by the Kai concept shown in …

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2019 Mazda MX-5 1.5L Roadster Review

This will be the third time I’ve jumped into Mazda’s MX-5 for a week of thrashing to decipher its secrets, only now I’ve finally managed to nab the one I was most excited for. It’s the base spec 1.5L Roadster with none of the bells and whistles and more importantly, …

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2019 Mazda CX-5 turbo petrol lands, pricing and specs confirmed

Mazda Australia has announced pricing and specifications for its 2019 CX-5 range, which is most notably headlined by the introduction of a new turbocharged petrol variant. The 2.5-litre SkyActiv-G turbo petrol unit – identical to the one found in the CX-9 and higher-grade Mazda6 models – is the most powerful …

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2019 Mazda3 spied with interior shots

The next-generation Mazda3 hatchback has been spotted testing on the streets of Germany ahead of its global debut at the Los Angeles motor show later this month. Heavily camouflaged, the new model can be seen opting a more mature interpretation of the brand’s Kodo design that embodies the essence of Japanese …

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All-new 2019 Mazda3 to debut at Los Angeles Motor Show

Mazda has confirmed the all-new 2019 Mazda3 range will make their global debut at the Los Angeles Motor Show which opens its doors on 30 November. Unlike its main rival, the Toyota Corolla, Mazda will simultaneously unveil both the Mazda3 sedan and hatch to the world, which it says mark the …

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2019 Mazda MX-5 RF Review

Usually, an incremental update in a car’s life means a slight redesign of the headlights, new wheels and subtle touch up of the interior trims. If lucky, we may see an updated list of features. Then the car would be let to soldier on for a couple more years until …

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2018 Mazda CX-8 Sport Review

 What is it? Mazda already has an SUV in each segment of the market and the Mazda CX-8 fills a niche in its line up. Created mainly for the Japanese domestic market where the CX-8 is positioned as Mazda’s flagship SUV, as the CX-9 isn’t offered in Japanese showrooms, Mazda …

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Mazda CX-5 updated with 2.5L Turbo and enhanced dynamics

The segment-leading Mazda CX-5 crossover has received a new powertrain and tweaked dynamics for even sharper handling. Launched in Japan today with global roll out to follow from early 2019, Mazda’s best-selling model is now available with the 2.5-litre turbo petrol engine found in the larger CX-9. The Japan-spec CX-5 …

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2018 Mazda6 2.5T GT Review – gets better with age

  With SUVs now becoming the vehicle of choice for most families, there’s never been a better time to get into a traditional mid-sized sedan. You see, in order to tempt increasingly rare buyers out of the urban monstrosities, carmakers are throwing everything they have into the humble sedan, which …

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2019 Mazda MX-5 pricing and specs announced

For the second time this year, the Mazda MX-5 is receiving a refresh, with more power and equipment across the board, but now only one 1.5-litre variant left in the range. The tip-in point to the range is the $34,190 Roadster 1.5 manual, with it stretching all the way to …

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2019 Mazda CX-9 pushes upmarket with luxury and safety tech

The 2019 CX-9 pushes upmarket further with the introduction the new range-topping CX-9 Azami LE – the fifth model in the seven-seat SUV’s line up. On sale from September, the entire CX-9 also boosts safety and sophistication upgrade with Mazda’s i-ACTIVSENSE and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto standard across the …

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Refreshed 2018 Mazda CX-3 receives engine and equipment upgrades

Mazda has given its CX-3 small SUV a facelift for 2018 along with equipment and engine upgrades to enhance its appeal. Available in Australia at the end of August, the refreshed CX-3 sports a new front grille with bold horizontal lines for a more assertive stance, while the rear combination …

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