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Mazda MX-5 is most reliable sports car you can buy

IF you want to buy a reliable sports car and be confident in the knowledge that it won’t break down, then buy an MX-5. A reliability study of more than 50,000 cars found that Mazda’s MX-5 is the most reliable car in Britain. Mazda MX-5s built after 2005 recorded a failure rate of only four […]

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Mazda drives into future with Skyactiv technology

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Mazda CX-5 range Mazda’s Skyactiv technology not only heralds the CX-5 compact crossover, but a whole new philosophy. Wheelworldreviews editor DAVID HOOPER travels to Scotland to test drive the results of some Blue Sky thinking. THE boffins at Mazda have been doing some “Blue Sky” thinking about the future direction […]

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Mazda CX-5 SKYACTIV ‘makes good all-rounder’

Mazda CX-5 road test and review TOM SCANLAN tests three versions of Mazda’s all-new compact crossover, the Mazda CX-5 SKYACTIV Mazda’s CX-5 is a good all-rounder – whichever version you fancy. There are two 2.2-litre diesel engines, a150PS and a 175 PS; and a 165 PS 2-litre petrol engine. There is a manual and an […]

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A strong Britcar season for Mazda’s MX-5 GT car

Mazda’s MX-5 GT car finished the 2011 Britcar Production GTN Championship season on a high at Brands Hatch with a race pace that placed it ahead of rivals Porsche, Ferrari, Lotus, Ginetta and Marcos. Finishing fifth overall and second in class from 21 competitors, the MX-5 GT car was only beaten in its class by […]

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Mazda aims to put the soul into motoring

The CX-5 is the first of a new generation of Mazda. THE world premiere has taken place of the all-new Mazda CX-5 compact crossover SUV. The CX-5 is the first of a new generation of Mazdas to adopt the carmaker’s SKYACTIV Technology and its design theme ‘KODO — Soul of Motion’. Due to go on sale […]

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MX-5 is a sporting cracker – whatever the weather!

ROAD TEST AND REVIEW: MAZDA MX-5 As Mazda’s MX-5 comes of age this year, wheelworldreviews editor DAVID HOOPER explains why this little two-seater has become the world’s favourite sports car. Fun for two – the MX-5 is a fabulous little sports car. I KNOW it’s hard to believe, but Mazda’s MX-5 is celebrating its 21st […]

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Mazda launches race-inspired special editions

Mazda’s race-inspired limited edition roadster. MAZDA has introduced two new ‘Black Limited Edition’ models which have inspired by its 275bhp Mazda MX-5 GT racing car which is currently competing in the 2011 Britcar Production GTN Championship. The special editions are a Mazda MX-5 Sport Black and a Mazda2 Black which together bring a darker edge […]

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Historic racers on track at Goodwood Festival of Speed

Mazda’s 1991 Le Mans-winning 787B is to return to the track at this weekend’s Goodwood Festival of Speed. THE famous Festival of Speed takes place at Goodwood this weekend, with all sorts of iconic cars, past and present, thrilling visitors with sprints up the legendary hill. This famous event has grown in popularity in recent […]

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