Tag Archives: Mazda

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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Mazda plotting EV with rotary range extender for 2019

Mazda is reportedly working on a dedicated electric car scheduled to hit the market in 2019 with the possible return of the rotary engine as a range extender unit. Speaking to Auto Express, a Mazda insider revealed the company is planning to introduce electric drive technology, headlined by an all-new …

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Mazda MX-5 RF dropped on H&R springs and spacer package

Chassis specialist H&R is introducing a sport springs and spacer package for the Mazda MX-5 Retractable Fastback, sharpening the lightweight convertible sports car’s already impressive handling even further. Compatible with the standard shock absorbers, the H&R springs lower the Mazda MX-5 RF by 25mm at the front and 30mm at the …

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2017 Mazda CX-9 GT AWD Review

Up until the arrival of the second generation Mazda CX-9, there wasn’t a car in the mainstream seven seater SUV segment that I would describe as beautiful. The 2017 Mazda CX-9 though, deserves that praise in every single way. I mean just look at it. The curves, the lines and …

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Next-generation Mazda CX-5 boasts improved safety tech

The next-generation Mazda CX-5 will arrive with even more safety features, adding to the already comprehensive list of i-ACTIVSENSE technology that has helped the nameplate become the most popular SUV on the market. Going on sale in coming months, the second-generation Mazda CX-5 now adds Mazda Radar Cruise Control (MRCC) …

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Hardtop Mazda MX-5 RF arrives from $38,550

Mazda Australia has launched the MX-5 Retractable Fastback and is predicting the hardtop RF model will pull in new crowds of buyers looking for a convertible that is a little nicer as a daily driver. Unlike the previous generation of hardtop MX-5, which had a folding roof that collapsed into …

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2017 Mazda 6 Sedan Review – Atenza Diesel

Premium looks without premium price. That’s the best way to describe the third-generation Mazda 6 midsize sedan. To us, it is NOT one of, but THE best looking sedan in its class. Already on the market since 2012, the four-year-old design is everything but dated, a testament to the company’s solid …

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High-performance Mazda CX-5 MPS realistically envisioned

The all-new Mazda CX-5 is one of the most anticipated models from the Japanese brand and a star at the recent Los Angeles Auto Show. With a chiseled body and athletic proportions, the CX-5 is certainly a head turner but what if Mazda decides to turn the styling and performance …

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New Mazda RT24-P race car unveiled

Mazda has unveiled its RT24-P race car at the Los Angeles Auto Show that will race in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. It will make its racing debut at the 2017 Rolex 24 at Daytona in late January and compete under Daytona Prototype international (Dpi) rules in the Prototype class, …

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All-new 2017 Mazda CX-5 breaks cover

Mazda has officially taken the wraps off the all-new CX-5 crossover today ahead of its global debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show later this week. The fully redesigned second-generation CX-5, which further refines Mazda’s KODO design language, goes on sale in its native Japan in February 2017 before hitting …

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Mazda MX-5 RF launches in Japan – new photos released

Eight months after its world premiere at the New York Auto Show in March 2016, the Mazda MX-5 RF launches in its native of Japan. And along with the introduction comes a batch of new photos offering a closer look at the retractable hard top version of the MX-5. Unlike the …

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