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BMW Z3 design is fast becoming a timeless classic

The BMW Z3 may not be the most exciting car to drive, but its styling is approaching classic status. Here’s the Used Car Expert’s buyers guide. BMW’s Z3 is becoming a modern classic, just like the 007 films. Why consider a BMW Z3? First introduced to the world by a Mr J. Bond, nice to […]

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Mazda UK team revs up for international ice race

DRIVING rear-wheel-drive Mazda MX-5′s on ice may not be everyone’s idea of fun – but racing them? That is what wheelworldreviews.co.uk’s editor David Hooper is doing this week, driving for Mazda UK against journalists from Mazda’s other European markets in an international race in northern Sweden. Joining a team of British journalists who write for […]

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BBR and Cosworth give MX-5 more Zoom-Zoom

Supercharger will boost MX-5′s power to 235bhp TUNING company BBR has joined forces with Cosworth Engineering to deliver an exciting performance upgrade package for the latest MX-5 sportscar. The BBR-Cosworth collaboration unleashes a supercharger conversion for the Mk3, 2.0-litre MX-5 that centres around a fourth generation Eaton MP62 supercharger. A compact, reliable, quiet design that’s […]

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Enduring reliability sees MX-5s mix it with GT cars

AS the MX-5 marks its 20th anniversary, wheelworldreviews Editor David Hooper joins the Mazda UK race team for its first event in the 2010 Britcar Championship at Snetterton. The team photo pictured (left to right) are the Jota Motorsport team who are running the cars for Mazda UK, the drivers, Mark Ticehurst, Owen Mildenhall, Jade […]

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BTCC ace Matt Neal helps MX-5 Britcar racers

AS the MX-5 marks its 20th anniversary, wheelworldreviews Editor David Hooper joins the Mazda UK race team as it prepares for its first event in the Britcar Championship at Snetterton. Former BTCC Champion Matt Neal came to Snetterton to offer some tips. WITH signing on at Snetterton starting at 7.30am, it was an early start […]

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Testing, testing – Mazda MX-5s are back on track

AS the MX-5 marks its 20th anniversary, wheelworldreviews Editor DAVID HOOPER joins the Mazda UK race team for a two-day test as it prepares for its first race in the Britcar Championship. Kart racer Jade Paveley and David Hooper with the MX-5s in the pit lane at Croft. THE world’s favourite sports car is 20 […]

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Mazda MX-5s in Britcar 24-hour challenge

Mazda UK’s MX-5 mixing it with the big boys on track at Silverstone. After racing for Mazda UK at Snetterton in July, wheelworldreviews editor DAVID HOOPER reports on how the team fared in the main event – the Britcar 24-Hour race at Silverstone, against purpose-built rivals. A look at a busy track from inside the […]

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