Tag Archives: Mazda

Mazda3 SkyActiv Launched

Arguably one of the most exciting and adventurous brands to come out of the land of the rising sun, Mazda has just launched its refreshed range of Mazda3. We all know by now the new range is equipped with the company’s latest fuel-saving SkyActiv drivetrain technology. What is a surprise …

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2011 Frankfurt Motor Show: Mazda CX-5 Makes Official Debut

The new Mazda CX-5 compact crossover has made its official debut at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show. Making first use of Mazda’s “Kodo” design language, the five-passenger SUV is expected to go into full production in early 2013. “Kodo” means “soul of motion” in Japanese. Translated into automotive design, it …

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2012 Mazda MX-5 To Be Lighter & Turbo Powered

The Mazda MX-5 is like an F-11 fighter, albeit on four wheels. It comes in a compact and agile package and will point in the direction you want it to without any hesitation. It can out manoeuvre a car costing twice as much on tight bends, just like an F-11 …

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2011 Australian International Motor Show: Mazda Minagi Concept

Premiering at the 2011 Australian International Motor Show in Melbourne, the Mazda Minagi concept showcases the Japanese company’s new design language known as “Kodo”. The characteristics of the new design will be the basis for Mazda’s new SKYACTIV concepts in future, such as the Mazda CX-5 which will make its …

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2011 Geneva Motor Show – Mazda Minagi SUV Concept

I can’t deny that I am a big fan of Mazda’s design. From the Nagare to the new Shinari, there is a sense of adventure, cohesion and flare to Mazda’s design. They are the trendsetter in Japanese design if you will. With cars coming out of Japan looking more and …

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Mazda To Reinvent The Rotary Engine

          Mazda is the only car maker that uses Rotary engine in its production cars. The rotary powered Mazda RX-7 and RX-8 sports cars have been known to produce good power with huge tuning potential and after-market support. However, they are often criticised for bad fuel …

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Mazda’s New Design Concept: Shinari

Looks familiar? A hint of Jag? Or perhaps the BMW CS Concept? This is the new Mazda concept car that was rolled out to outline Mazda’s future design language. A collaborative effort from design  studios in Germany, Japan  and the US. This new design philosophy is called  Kodo. In Japanese …

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