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Mazda Taiki concept 2008 AIMS

Mazda has staked its claim for top billing at the Australian International Motor Show by displaying its amazing Taiki concept car.   Taiki is one of an acclaimed series of design studies unveiled by Mazda in recent years. It is an exercise in advanced aerodynamics that hints at a future generation of more sustainable sports cars...

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...

Mazda MPS3 at Tasmanian tarmac challenge

Watch the Mazda3 MPS as it secures a worthy victory in the showroom class at this year's Tasmanian tarmac challenge. Driven by 20-year-old rally star Brendan Reeves and his co-driving sister Rhianon Smyth, the MPS3 finished eighth outright, secured a convincing showroom win and a top ten finish after two intense days of racing.

Mazda Showroom win at Tasmanian Tarmac Challenge

Mazda Australia has secured a convincing showroom win and a top ten finish at the Tasmanian Tarmac Challenge.   Finishing eighth outright, and first in the front-wheel-drive category, the 190kW Mazda3 MPS driven by 20 year old Brendan Reeves overcome an extremely wet second day - and a minor electricl fault (which cost the team 58 seconds) - to secure the impressive result...

Mazda Kiyora Concept

Japanese giant Mazda has a plan, it's called the Sustainable Zoom-Zoom plan and the aim is to not only create more fuel efficient cars but to keep the passion alive. Specifically, the Hiroshima based manufacturer wants to cut improve the average fuel economy of Mazda vehicles sold globally 30 per cent by 2015 (over 2008 levels)...

2009 Mazda MX-5 global details

Mazda has officially unveiled its next generation MX-5 Roadster at the Paris Auto Show today, boasting an all new look which reflects Mazda's current design philosophy. The new model continues to uphold the original "Jinba-Ittai" or "horse and rider as one" concept which made the original such a success...

Mazda considers 2009 ARC Campaign

After its initial success in the Targa Tasmania earlier this year, Mazda will use its performance in the upcoming Tasmanian Tarmac Challenge to evaluate whether it will enter the full 2009 Australian Rally Championship (ARC) season.   Brother and sister rally combo Brendan Reeves and Rhianon Smyth will drive a near-standard 190kW turbocharged Mazda3 MPS in the event’s Showroom category...

Mazda to Moscow by rail

In a historic move, Mazda will begin large-scale transportation of vehicles using the Trans-Siberian Railroad (TSR) in an effort to supplement existing vehicle delivery from Japan to Russia. As one of Russia's most popular brands, seeing double digit growth each month, Mazda will be the first car manufacturer to adopt the transport system for this use when things get under way on October 30...

2008 Mazda BT-50 range

In a bid to boost its presence in the light commercial segment, Mazda has revitalised its new BT-50 range to be more versatile than ever.   The BT-50 now boasts a more comprehensive model range, mechanical and styling upgrades, and improvements to interior comfort and ergonomics - totalling 29 models across five drivetrains and three bodystyles...

2009 Mazda6 MZR-CD diesel

Mazda is set to introduce a new version of the Mazda6 diesel into the Australian market. This time however, the diesel engine has grown by 0.2-litre and gained some much needed power. The new Mazda6 MZR-CD sports will be available in both hatch and wagon body styles and land in Mazda dealerships towards the end of the year...

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...