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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...

2009 Mazda RX-8 Review

Review of Mazda's rotary-powered sports car.

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...

Mazda 3 Sport 'Smart Edition' for Japan

Mazda Motor Corporation today announced the launch of the Mazda Axela Sport 1.5 'Smart Edition' in Japan. This special edition Mazda Axela (known here as the Mazda3) goes on sale from today and, as the name suggests, features a 1.5-litre four cylinder engine coupled to a four-speed automatic gearbox...

Mazda cuts precious metal usage by 70 per cent

Mazda has today announced the world’s first market application of single-nanocatalyst technology in automobile catalytic converters. This highly durable new catalyst significantly reduces the amount of precious metals used and effectively purifies vehicle exhaust gases. It will first be introduced in the all-new Mazda3 (pictured above) which will goes on sale this year...

CarAdvice Christmas ute muster

Formalities, respectability and political correctness have been thrown out the window to bring you a special video just in time for Christmas from the CarAdvice crew. Saddling up in three of the most popular (and most available to us at the time) dual-cab diesel 4WD utilities; Paul Maric, Alborz Fallah and Matt Brogan venture into country Victoria to test out the Holden Colorado LT-R, Mazda BT-50 Dual Cab DX and Toyota Hilux SR5 Dual Cab against each other...

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 Mazda 2 upgrade

Mazda has released an upgrade for the popular Mazda2 (or Demio) in Japan today with several interior and exterior refinements aimed at extending the popular model's appeal.   A freshened interior featuring a piano black center panel and revised seat and door trim fabrics (three in all), new alloy look gear knob, parking brake and door handles door trim and an illuminated gear shift (auto only) all of which compliment a new exterior colour, Aluminium Metallic, which brings the colour pallet to an even dozen...

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...