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2009 Mazda3 MPS official details

Mazda has finally unveiled its new generation 3 MPS flagship at the Geneva Motor Show, which also means the Australian public can get their first glimpse of the new model with a delayed unveiling at the Melbourne International Motor Show. Using a nearly identical MZR 2.3-litre DISI turbocharged petrol engine from its predecessor, the new MPS remains as one of the most powerful front-wheel drive compact cars...

New Mazda3 to gain ESP as standard

Mazda has today announced the new-generation Mazda3 will feature ESP (Electronic Stability Control) as standard equipment on all model grades when the car makes its long awaiting debut following the Melbourne International Motor Show this Friday. Mazda3 Maxx Sport and SP25 models will also gain Bluetooth mobile phone connectivity and satellite navigation as standard features...

Australia among the first to see new Mazda3 MPS

Australian hot hatch enthusiasts will see the new-generation Mazda3 MPS just hours after the turbocharged performance hatchback makes its international debut on the other side of the world. Mazda is fast-tracking a Mazda3 MPS to the Melbourne International Motor Show less than a day after its official world debut at the Geneva Auto Salon...

New Mazda3, SP-25 & MX-5 for MIMS

It feels like the wait is almost over with the next generation of the Mazda3, Australia's best-selling car, to make its Australian debut at the Melbourne International Motor Show. Both sedan and hatch models will offer even higher levels of quality, practicality, performance and value. The all-new Mazda3 SP-25 will also be on show...

Mazda3 takes sales lead as Australia's No.1 car

As we hinted earlier, VFACTS figures released today have shown the Mazda3 small car has pipped some more fancied rivals to become Australia's top seller for the month of January. Recording retail sales of 3124 units for that month, up 7.2 per cent month-on-month for 2008, it is the first time the Japanese brand has topped the sales charts in Australia in its 50 year history...

2009 Mazda3 hatch and sedan at Bologna

Following its global debut at the Bologna Motor Show, Mazda has released the full details surrounding its new Mazda3 five-door hatch and sedan. Four years after the original was released, total production has surpassed 2 million units making it Mazda's most popular model, a reputation set to be continued by its successor...

All-new Mazda3 five-door hatch unveiled

The Mazda3 five-door hatch has made an unexpected official debut today ahead of its first public appearance at the Bologna Motor Show on December 3.   On the heels of the freshly unveiled sedan version, the new Mazda3 hatch adopts the same characteristics as its sibling with a far more sporty and dynamic design...

All-new 2009 Mazda3 sedan details

After a rather sneaky on-paper debut at the Australian International Motor Show, Mazda has unveiled the four-door sedan version of its all-new Mazda3.   The second generation of the brand's best selling vehicle worldwide has been fully re-engineered and completely redesigned to deliver a more dynamic drive and distinctive appearance...

2009 Mazda3 MPS spied at Nürburgring

Crowned by most as the performance-hatch king, the hotly anticipated successor to the Mazda3 MPS has been spied lapping the Nürburgring.   To ensure there is no mistaking this hot-hatch for its naturally-aspirated siblings, Mazda has included a seemingly WRX-inspired hood scoop and oversized spoiler. Sources confirm that the new model will again be powered by the current 2...

2010 Mazda3 Spy Photos

Yesterday our spies got the best look at the upcoming 2010 Mazda 3. This all‑new sport compact was originally due to go on sale sometime in the last half of 2009, but sources say it will now hit showrooms late 2009 as a 2010 model year car. Riding on Ford’s global C1 platform, the new Mazda3 will measure in a bit longer and wider than the current model...

Spied: All-new Mazda3

Update: Mazda3 Review. Earlier today our spies got the first good look at the upcoming 2010 Mazda 3. This all‑new sport compact is expected next year, but won't hit some markets till 2010. Our tourist-shooter quickly found out that it’s not easy to shoot prototypes at highway speeds, but his first attempt landed him the most revealing pictures yet of the updated Mazda3...