Tag "Mazda"

Mazda MX-5 2.0-litre

This one’s for all the naysayers, those that dismiss the new 1.5-litre MX-5 as weak and gutless. Neither of those things are true, as the ND MX-5 1.5 has proved that thanks to its lithe 1009kg kerb weight, the downsized

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Kia Proceed GT vs Mazda 3 SP25 vs Hyundai i30 SR vs Holden Cruze SRI vs Nissan Pulsar SSS

We’d all love an HSV, AMG or 911 in the driveway, but the realities of life, or budget, often mean settling for something further down the food chain. That’s no excuse for abandoning the enthusiast church, of course. Quite a

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MOTOR joins the Mazda celebrity race

Things started out badly when Charley Boorman was late for the first day of Celebrity Challenge boot camp. No less than four people walked up to me, shook my hand and told me how much they loved my work. I’m

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SEMA | Mazda MX-5 Speedster and Spyder | Concepts revealed

If the latest Mazda MX-5 takes the roadster back to its original then the Speedster and Spyder go further back as modern takes on vintage open-top racers. These hotties are strictly concept-only, born in the States and revealed at the

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Tokyo Motor Show: Mazda RX-Vision Concept

The rotary is back! The Mazda RX-Vision concept unveiled at the Tokyo motor show previews a return of an engine design synonymous with the Japanese brand. Mazda says its two-door coupe concept – expected but unconfirmed to go into production

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Mazda 3 SP25

Mazda Oz hit the jackpot with the last generation 3, local sales accounting for almost 10 per cent of the 3.8 million sold globally since 2004. This was cause enough to send CEO, Masamichi Kogai, Down Under for the launch

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Mazda MX-5 1.5

Who ate all the pies? We’re looking at you, MX-5. By the third generation NC, a muffin top bulged below MX-5’s tightening little shirt. No harm in eating the occasional airbag, it thought. A little extra chassis bracing at dinner,

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