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Letting the sun shine in with Fiat’s cute 500C

Fiat 500C TwinAir review and roadtest report The Fiat 500C is a great little car which has proved hugely popular with Fiat’s customers. DAVID HOOPER let’s the sun shine in as warmer weather finally arrives. Now we can actually enjoy some more summery weather, the thoughts of the fresh air freaks among us will be […]

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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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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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MX-5 production car wins first podium of season

The MX-5 production car driven to a podium finish by Mike Wilds at a wet Thruxton. MAZDA’S MX-5 production race car finished third in class in round four of the Britcar Dunlop Production GTN Championship 2011 at Thruxton Circuit. Despite qualifying a lowly fifth in class, the Mazda Financial Services and Motul backed Mazda MX-5 […]

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Mazda MX-5 GT climbs to second in championship

The Mazda MX-5 GT car in action at Donington Park. MAZDA UK’s MX-5 GT secured its second podium finish of the season in the two-hour Britcar Production GTN Championship 2011 at Donington Park circuit on Sunday, putting the Mazda second in its class in the championship standings. Qualifying on Saturday saw the Mazda Financial Services […]

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