Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Mazda MX-5 RF 160ps SE-L Nav – A real two-seater

The Mazda MX-5 now comes with a retractable fastback (RF) which if I am honest, looks stylish, practical and features a unique power retractable hardtop that fits in well with the award-winning shape and stunningly balanced proportions of the new generation MX-5. Of course I am a big fan of the MX-5 – I always have been, because for me...

2017 Mazda3 2.2 150ps Sport Nav Diesel Review

The new 2017 Mazda3 has been recently updated with a revised grille with a stronger three-dimensional look, a new front fog light bezel and the availability of LED headlamp technology across both body styles, along with revised door mirrors featuring wraparound turn indicators, while hatchback versions feature a newly redesigned rear bumper. The interior has also had a makeover to...

Mazda CX-5 2.2 150ps Review – Perfect for that family camping trip

Mazda recently let me have the new CX-5 for a week - and I was overjoyed, because this meant I could use it that very weekend to try out our new camping gear we had recently purchased, Although, I have to say I am not a big fan of camping – but my wife and children do seem love...

2016 Mazda MX-5 1.5 Sport Nav Review

If you are thinking of going out and buying a 2-seater sports car right now – then there are really only a couple of choices. The Mazda MX5 or something from Toyota that to be honest I can’t be bothered to tell you about because I have already announced the winner right here – right now. The MX-5 has been...

2016 Mazda 3 Sport Black Review

The very popular Mazda3 range has been recently boosted with the introduction of a new Horse in Mazda’s stable – in the form of the Mazda3 Sport Black Special Edition. The Sport Black has been given ‘The Full Monty’ by Mazda with the introduction of dynamic lines, 18-inch Dark Gunmetal alloy wheels, front splitter, side skirts and an in your...

Mazda produces one-millionth MX-5 Miata

Mazda reached a production milestone in Japan this week, after they produced the one-millionth Mazda MX-5. Recognised as the world’s best-selling two-seater sports car and one of the best handling cars ever made, the one-millionth Mazda MX-5 ever produced rolled of the Hiroshima production line on April 22 - some 27 years after the NA model entered mass-production in...

2016 Mazda CX-3 Sport Nav Diesel Review

Power and Efficiency: The CX-3 is powered by Mazda’s SKYACTIV-D Diesel, four-cylinder in-line, DOHC, 16-valve engine that produces 103hp (77kW) at 4000rpm and 270Nm (199lb-ft) of torque at 1600-2500rpm. 0 to 62 mph is also dealt with in 10.1 sec – moving on to a Top speed of 110 mph. The CX-3 official fuel economy figures from Mazda were; 70.6...

Mazda: bringing back ‘MPS’ performance cars isn’t a priority

Mazda's introduction of a new 170kW (228hp) 2.5L turbo-petrol engine in the CX-9 SUV reignited rumours that the brand might use the same engine to reintroduce a new range of 'MPS' (or 'Mazdaspeed') performance vehicles. I mean take a moment and imagine a new Mazda 6 MPS, 3 MPS or even a CX-5 MPS? Sadly, Mazda's global marketing chief...

Mazda’s new MX-5 RF hardtop revealed

Mazda has revealed their new MX-5 RF hardtop at the New York motor show today, showcasing their twist on how to produce a folding hardtop. The 'RF' in Mazda MX-5 RF is short for 'Retractable Fastback', which should give you all you need to know about this new version of the world's most popular convertible. The previous third-generation MX-5 convertible...

Mazda RX-Vision Revealed

The much-loved Mazda RX-7 may finally have an heir, with Mazda revealing its sleek RX-Vision sports car concept at the Tokyo Motor Show this week. The RX-Vision features a low-slung silhouette with organic body styling that gives more than a padding nod to the previous generation RX-7, while also incorporating design details from Mazda's current 'KODO' design language. It all...

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