Month: November 2015

Mazda MX-5 2.0 Sport Nav road test report and review

THE Mazda MX-5 is the world’s favourite sports car – it is also mine! It has always been a fabulous little car with almost bullet-proof reliability, but this new model raises the bar again and is the best so far. Accused of being a girl’s car in some quarters, it now looks far more aggressive, or perhaps I’m just more in touch with my feminine side, but I really don’t care, I love it and thoroughly enjoyed my few days with this newcomer.

Mazda 2 and CX-3 road test report review

IN what Mazda call their “most intense period of activity ever” we have seen this year five new or revised models launched in the UK: the 2 and the 6, plus CX-5, CX-3 and MX-5, so that the Japanese maker now claims the “youngest model line-up of any manufacturer”.

Mitsubishi ASX 2.2 DiD4 4WD Auto road test report review

WHAT IS so puzzling about the Mitsubishi ASX is why it hasn’t been more popular in the UK. Curiously, and without referring to statistics, its presence seemed more obvious on roads on the other side of the Channel, where a Breton neighbour had one and which, coincidentally, sported the same dashing white livery as the test car!

Mazda range review and road test report

MAZDA is on a roll across Europe. Sales increased by 29 per cent year-on-year between July and September, extending the brand’s growth to 12 consecutive quarters. The Japanese car maker sold just under 60,000 vehicles in the third quarter, outpacing an overall market that was up by 10.6pc and raising its market share to 1.7pc.