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New-Look Mazda2 Hatch and Sedan Heads for Australia (Australia) New-Look Mazda2 Hatch and Sedan Heads for Australia (Australia)

An updated version of the 2008 World Car of the Year, Mazda2, will hit Australian showrooms in May in both hatch and sedan body styles boasting a dynamic new look and equipment upgrades. Mazda2’s combination of chic styling, Zoom-Zoom driving dynamics and spirited yet economical performance has seen it more than treble the sales volumes achieved by its predecessor. Over 35,000 Mazda2’s have been sold in Australia since its launch in 2007 making it one of the best selling lights cars in the...

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Mazda Heads To Bathurst (Australia) Mazda Heads To Bathurst (Australia)

A trio of Mazda3 MPS production cars are primed and at the ready to take on some of the big names in racing including Holden and Ford at this weekend's Bathurst 12 Hour on Mount Panorama. Flying the Mazda flag on the mountain will be the Mazda3 MPS of seasoned circuit goers Grand Prix Mazda, and for the first time ever, a further two turbocharged Mazda hatches racing under the banner of Osborne Motorsport. Team owner Colin Osborne has chosen the annual 12 Hour endurance event to debut his...

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New Mazda6 Facelift Confirmed for Australia (Australia) New Mazda6 Facelift Confirmed for Australia (Australia)

Mazda Australia has confirmed Australia’s favourite imported medium car Mazda6 will receive a facelift in 2010, with the new range adding design and specification upgrades and an all-new Touring wagon. Set to make its global debut at this year’s Geneva Motor Show, facelift Mazda6 is due to arrive in Australia around autumn boasting an evolved exterior design in keeping with Mazda6’s ‘emotional and sporty’ original design theme.

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Mazda BT-50 Now Even More Value-Packed - (Australia) Mazda BT-50 Now Even More Value-Packed - (Australia)

Mazda’s award-winning BT-50 is now one of Australia’s best value light commercial utes thanks to improved safety, comfort, convenience and style. Existing price points have remained static while significant equipment upgrades have been added across the whole BT-50 range. Now dubbed the BT-50 Boss range, it kicks off with the 4x2 Single Cab Chassis DX which adds power windows and mirrors to an already impressive array of features including air-conditioning, alloy wheels and MP3-compatible CD...

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Mazda at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show: MX-5 Superlight Version and Mazda CX-7 Facelift Mazda at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show: MX-5 Superlight Version and Mazda CX-7 Facelift

At this year’s Frankfurt Motor Show Mazda celebrates the heritage of the MX-5 roadster with a special show car, the MX-5 Superlight version. Created by Mazda’s European design team, the show car takes Mazda’s lightweight strategy to a new level that is pure fun to drive yet extremely fuel-efficient. Joining at the stand is the new CX-7 facelift, Mazda’s sport crossover SUV is now available with a 2.2 L Turbo Diesel – the first Japanese passenger car with a selective catalytic reduction (SCR)...

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New Mazda CX-9 Range - (Australia) New Mazda CX-9 Range - (Australia)

Mazda Australia has confirmed it will add an all-new range-topping model to its upgraded CX-9 line-up due to hit Australian shores in September. To coincide with the release of its facelifted Mazda CX-9, which will bring both styling and equipment upgrades, Mazda will add a feature packed Grand Touring model to its crossover, seven-seat SUV range.

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New Powertrains for Mazda CX-7 - (Australia) New Powertrains for Mazda CX-7 - (Australia)

Mazda Australia will later this year add two new engines to its updated CX-7 crossover range, both delivering impressive fuel economy and that Zoom-Zoom driving promise. On sale in November, the refreshed CX-7 range will adopt the proven 2.5 litre naturally-aspirated and 2.2 litre turbo-diesel engines already used in the award-winning Mazda6. By doing so, Mazda recognises the diverse needs of Australian SUV buyers, becoming the only country where all three powertrains are offered.

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Mazda MX-5 Superlight Version to Premiere at Frankfurt Motor Show Mazda MX-5 Superlight Version to Premiere at Frankfurt Motor Show

The Mazda MX-5 Superlight version, a show car capturing the pure essence of the world’s most popular roadster, will make its world premiere at the 63rd Frankfurt Motor Show, from September 15-27, 2009. After 20 years of global success, the Mazda MX-5 is the best-selling two-seat sports car in the world.

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New Generation Mazda3 MPS - (Australia) New Generation Mazda3 MPS - (Australia)

Since its introduction in 2006 the turbocharged Mazda3 MPS hot hatch has become renowned for its performance, style and Zoom-Zoom handling. The New Generation Mazda3 MPS pushes design and driving performance to the limit, further cementing its place as Mazda’s flagship performance model and one of Australia’s most sought-after sports compacts.

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2010 Mazda 3 Mazdaspeed3, US Spec 2010 Mazda 3 Mazdaspeed3, US Spec

It's an unwritten law of nature. When two parents have kids, more often than not, their offspring will be quite different. One will have Dad's eyes, another, Mom's nose. Some will be mild-mannered, happy and always smiling, and others, well - they will be wicked. Enter the all-new 2010 MAZDASPEED3. From a distance, it may look like its MAZDA3 siblings, with its five-point grille and sleek lines, but one minute behind the wheel will prove otherwise. For 2010, the MAZDASPEED3 blends the...

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2010 Mazda CX-9 Unveiled 2010 Mazda CX-9 Unveiled

As the saying goes, there is always room for improvement. In the automotive industry, minor improvements often come in the form of performance, handling and design - all things that have become synonymous with Mazda vehicles. So, naturally, when the Mazda design, engineering and product marketing divisions sat down to discuss minor refreshes for the 2010 CX-9, they quickly realized just how challenging the task would be. An instant success when it first hit the market in 2007, the CX-9...

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2009 Mazda 3 In-Detail - (Australia) 2009 Mazda 3 In-Detail - (Australia)

The New Generation Mazda3 has been developed to take the outstanding ownership experience defined by its predecessor to new levels of enjoyment, while embodying Mazda’s Sustainable Zoom‐ Zoom strategy. The New Generation Mazda3 is the third vehicle in Mazda’s next‐generation product line‐up (after Mazda2 and Mazda6), and is built to deliver four key values:

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2010 Mazda CX-7 and CX-9  Facelifts to Debut in New York 2010 Mazda CX-7 and CX-9 Facelifts to Debut in New York

Mazda North American Operations will unveil three new vehicles at the 2009 New York International Auto Show, including the heavily revised 2010 CX-9 and CX-7 crossover SUVs and the highly anticipated MAZDASPEED3 high-performance compact 5-door. Takashi Yamanouchi, representative director, president and CEO, Mazda Motor Corporation, is scheduled to address the media at a press conference at the Mazda booth. A strong success - including winning the 2008 Motor Trend Sport Utility of the Year...

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2009 Mazda MX-5, At a Glance - (Australia) 2009 Mazda MX-5, At a Glance - (Australia)

Mazda MX‐5 offers roadster driving at its best. Its original concept has been so successful that Mazda has never changed it: affordable to buy and use, lightweight, Jinba Ittai ‘one-with-the-car’ handling, and classic roadster looks.

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2009 Mazda AZ-Wagon for Wheelchairs 2009 Mazda AZ-Wagon for Wheelchairs

Mazda Motor Corporation today announced the launch of its redesigned Mazda AZ-Wagon i, a special needs vehicle equipped with a sloping access ramp for wheelchairs. The new model is based on the fully redesigned AZ-Wagon micro-mini that was launched in Japan in September 2008. Sales commence today at all Mazda, Mazda Anfini, and Mazda Autozam dealerships throughout Japan. The new AZ-Wagon i has a wide opening at the rear and a spacious cabin with a high roof. Other enhancements designed for...

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2009 Mazda CX-7 Facelift, Clean Turbo Diesel 2009 Mazda CX-7 Facelift, Clean Turbo Diesel

The facelift version of Mazda’s popular sports crossover SUV, the CX-7, features the premiere of its first diesel variant. After a successful launch in North America in 2006, sales were expanded to include Japan and Europe in 2007. Two years later, total sales have surpassed 165,000 units (as of December 2008) and the CX-7 has won more than 10 global automobile awards. In developing the facelift CX-7, Mazda focused on delivering a car that is even more representative of the Mazda brand....

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2009 Mazda 3 MPS, Details 2009 Mazda 3 MPS, Details

In the spotlight in Geneva is the next-generation Mazda3 MPS, one of the world’s most powerful front-wheel drive compact cars. It takes the new-generation Mazda3 hatchback as its base and raises it to new levels of driving excitement with an updated MZR 2.3-litre DISI* turbo petrol engine, increased body shell rigidity and an evolved suspension. To this it adds exclusive design cues and materials to deliver a next-generation compact flagship that is even more fun to own and drive than the...

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2009 Mazda 3 MPS World Debut at Melbourne Motor Show 2009 Mazda 3 MPS World Debut at Melbourne Motor Show

The Melbourne International Motor Show will host the world public debut of the new-generation Mazda3 MPS turbocharged performance hatchback. Australian showgoers will be the first in the world to see the new-generation Mazda3 MPS in the metal because Mazda has fast-tracked a high-performance Mazda3 MPS version of the new-generation Mazda3 range to the Melbourne International Motor Show and will roll it onto the stand early on March 4. The new-generation Mazda3 MPS high-performance...

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2009 Mazda 3 Gets Dynamic Stability Control as Standard  - (Australia) 2009 Mazda 3 Gets Dynamic Stability Control as Standard - (Australia)

New-generation Mazda3 will take small-car safety and equipment levels to new heights with Dynamic Stability Control standard on all models, and Satellite Navigation and Bluetooth connectivity standard on more than half the Mazda3 range. The new-generation Mazda3 makes its long-awaited Australian debut at the Melbourne International Motor Show on February 27, 2009. The next-generation of Australia's favourite new car will have life-saving Dynamic Stability Control fitted as standard...

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2009 Mazda MX-5 Facelift - (Australia) 2009 Mazda MX-5 Facelift - (Australia)

The Mazda MX-5, the world's favourite roadster, is about to get even better. An expressive and aerodynamic new Mazda five-point fascia headlines a host of cosmetic, mechanical and ergonomic upgrades that will make the 2009 Mazda MX-5 Roadster even more fun-to-drive and attract more people to this unique, pure roadster. Jinba-Ittai, translated to mean “oneness between horse and rider” has been the MX-5's guiding principle since the third-generation model launched in 2005. It expresses the...

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2010 Mazda 3 Pricing - (USA) 2010 Mazda 3 Pricing - (USA)

In an economy where value-for-dollar is more important than ever, the all-new 2010 MAZDA3 proves that good things do come in small packages - and can be affordable too. Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) today announced pricing for its much-anticipated sport compact. Starting at just $15,045, the entry-level 2010 MAZDA3, equipped with manual transmission, is priced just $355 more than the outgoing model. The 2.0-liter MAZDA3 i Touring 4-door with automatic transmission, which is expected...

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2010 Mazda CX-7 Debut 2010 Mazda CX-7 Debut

Two Mazdas will make their Canadian debut at the 2009 Canadian International AutoShow. The first is the 2010 Mazda CX-7, which receives a new engine option: a 161 horsepower, naturally aspirated 2.5 litre four-cylinder that is also found under the hood of the 2009 Mazda6 and 2010 Mazda3. The second is the refreshed 2009 Mazda MX-5, which receives updated styling in addition to engineering and equipment upgrades. Mazda's stand will also include the redesigned 2010 Mazda3, in both 4-door sedan...

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2009 Mazda 3 MPS Debut - (Australia) 2009 Mazda 3 MPS Debut - (Australia)

Australian hot hatch enthusiasts will see the new-generation Mazda3 MPS just hours after the turbocharged performance hatchback makes its international debut on the other side of the world. Mazda is fast-tracking a high-performance Mazda3 MPS version of the new-generation Mazda3 range to the Melbourne International Motor Show less than a day after its official world debut at the Geneva Auto Salon.

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Happy 20th Birthday Mazda MX-5 Happy 20th Birthday Mazda MX-5

This week Mazda celebrates the 20th anniversary of the Mazda MX-5, the world’s best-selling lightweight two-seat roadster. On February 9, 1989, Mazda Motor Corporation revealed a sporty little roadster at the Chicago Auto Show. On February 27, the latest and greatest version of that roadster will make its Australian debut at the Melbourne motor show. Today, the Mazda MX-5’s popularity is unchallenged – more than 850,000 MX-5s have been sold on all continents of the world, except...

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Mazda 3 Small Car was the Top-Selling Vehicle in Australia Mazda 3 Small Car was the Top-Selling Vehicle in Australia

The Mazda3 small car was the top-selling vehicle in Australia, according to January retail figures released by VFACTS today. The Mazda3 recorded 3,124 retails in January 2009, up 7.2 percent on the same month in 2008. This is the first time a Mazda model has topped the sales charts in Mazda’s 50 years in Australia.

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2009 Mazda 3 i-stop Announced 2009 Mazda 3 i-stop Announced

The Mazda3 is one of Mazda’s core products, with more than two million units of the first generation produced. The design of the new model has a bolder and more dynamic stance; it is agile and confidence-inspiring, enhancing the sense of oneness between the driver and car. It also has high environmental and safety performance levels, exemplifying Mazda’s Sustainable Zoom-Zoom long-term vision to provide cars that are eco-friendly and safe while still being fun to drive.

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2009 Mazda 3 MPS to Premiere at the 2009 Geneva Motor Show 2009 Mazda 3 MPS to Premiere at the 2009 Geneva Motor Show

Mazda Motor Corporation is pleased to announce the Mazda3 MPS high-performance flagship of the new-generation Mazda3 sports compact will make its long-awaited world debut at the 2009 Geneva International Motor Show on March 3. The new-generation Mazda3 MPS will rewrite hot-hatch benchmarks when it launches globally from the second half of 2009. Mazda3 Program Manager Yoshiyuki Maeda says "The exhilarating Mazda3 MPS is the ultimate sporting expression of our new-generation Mazda3...

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2009 Mazda Axela Sport 1.5 Smart Edition - (Japan) 2009 Mazda Axela Sport 1.5 Smart Edition - (Japan)

Mazda Motor Corporation today announced the launch of the Mazda Axela Sport 1.5 Smart Edition in Japan. This special edition Mazda Axela (known overseas as the Mazda3) goes on sale from today at all Mazda, Mazda Anfini and Mazda Autozam dealers nationwide. The 1.5 Smart Edition is based on the first generation Axela 15C model grade which features Mazda’s spirited 1.5-liter engine. The special edition model comes equipped with a rear roof spoiler that adds an extra touch of sportiness. Priced...

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2009 Mazda 2 and Mazda 6 Tamura Special Edition - (UK) 2009 Mazda 2 and Mazda 6 Tamura Special Edition - (UK)

To celebrate the New Year, Mazda is introducing three new ‘Tamura' Special Edition models based on its popular Mazda2 and Mazda6 hatchback cars. The new Tamura models will appeal to a broad range of customers and especially the young-at-heart, with their sporty styling and highly competitive pricing. "As well as offering customers a uniquely sporty appearance on each new Tamura, we are also maintaining extremely competitive pricing for these Special Edition models," enthused Mark...

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2009 Mazda 6 Adds Value and Slashes Running Costs - (Australia) 2009 Mazda 6 Adds Value and Slashes Running Costs - (Australia)

A range of MY2009 upgrades including Bi-Xenon headlights with Adaptive Front Lighting System (AFS), rain-sensing wipers, front and rear parking sensors, auto on/off headlights and auto-dimming rear-view mirror make the popular Mazda6 range even more attractive to Australian new car buyers, and strengthen the Mazda6 range's leadership position in its class. In some instances the Mazda6 value equation has improved by more than $2,000, despite price increases – driven by fluctuating exchange...

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2009 Mazda 3 at NAIAS 2009 Mazda 3 at NAIAS

In sync with consumers’ mindset-change toward affordable, efficient, high-quality automobiles, Mazda presents the new-generation Mazda3. This redefined, reengineered, and restyled sport compact climbs atop its predecessor’s tall shoulders to deliver improved appearance and performance, fresh features, and an unmatched level of refinement. Like all Mazdas, the new Mazda3 has the soul of a sports car, ensuring that driving enjoyment is a top priority. In response to the rising expectations of...

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2009 Mazda 6 Pricing Announced - (UK) 2009 Mazda 6 Pricing Announced - (UK)

When the expanded 26-strong line-up of 2009 new Mazda6 models goes on sale in January, prices will start at just £14,891 (OTR). Mazda is taking the opportunity presented by the arrival of its all-new MZR-CD 2.2-litre turbo diesel engine, with a choice of three power outputs, to also introduce some specification upgrades and one additional diesel model – offering both the low power (125ps) and mid power (163ps) engines in the TS hatchback. Among the specification upgrades is a new standard...

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2009 Mazda Biante 20S and 20CS Special Editions 2009 Mazda Biante 20S and 20CS Special Editions

Mazda Motor Corporation has announced the sales launch of limited edition and special edition versions of its mid-size, tall ‘high-roof’ Biante minivan for the Japanese market. The ‘Biante 20S Limited’ and ‘Biante 20CS Limited’ models come specially equipped with popular features, while the ‘Biante 20 NAVI Special’ limited edition adds a highly functional GPS navigation system. These new models go on sale today at all Mazda, Mazda Anfini and Mazda Autozam dealerships throughout Japan.

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2009 Mazda Atenza Style Special Edition 2009 Mazda Atenza Style Special Edition

Mazda Motor Corporation has announced the launch of the ‘2.0 Style Edition’ Mazda Atenza (known as the Mazda6 overseas) sedan. This special edition model is equipped with sporty and high quality features and goes on sale today at all Mazda and Mazda Anfini dealerships throughout Japan. The 2.0 Style Edition Mazda Atenza is based on the Atenza 20C model grade, which is powered by a 2.0-liter engine. The special edition version comes with sporty, top-grade features. These include LED...

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Mazda brings 2009 Circuit Trial RX-8, Demio and Atenza to Tokyo Auto Salon Mazda brings 2009 Circuit Trial RX-8, Demio and Atenza to Tokyo Auto Salon

Mazda Motor Corporation will showcase an engaging lineup of 13 vehicles and eco-friendly technologies at the Tokyo Auto Salon 2009 with NAPAC. Mazda will be featuring the all-new Mazda Mazda3 (known as Mazda Axela in Japan) – one of the most popular Zoom-Zoom models, now fully redesigned – which is scheduled for launch in Japan in 2009. The 2009 Tokyo Auto Salon will be held at the Makuhari Messe Convention Center in Chiba Prefecture from January 9 to 11, 2009. Mazda's stand at the Tokyo...

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2009 Mazda MX-5 Roadster Launched 2009 Mazda MX-5 Roadster Launched

Mazda Motor Corporation today announced the launch of the freshened Mazda Roadster (known as the MX-5 overseas) into the Japanese market. Mazda’s updated iconic lightweight, open-top sports car goes on sale today (December 9, 2008) at all Mazda and Mazda Anfini dealers throughout Japan. Manufacturer’s suggested retail prices (including consumption tax) range from 2,330,000 to 2,600,000 yen for the soft top models, and from 2,680,000 to 2,950,000 yen for the Power Retractable Hard Top (RHT)...

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2009 Mazda 3 Five-Door Hatch at the 2008 Bologna Motor Show 2009 Mazda 3 Five-Door Hatch at the 2008 Bologna Motor Show

When the first-generation Mazda3 was released, it introduced a level of driving pleasure and sense of quality which exceeded its class. Five years later, total sales have surpassed 1.8 million units and the Mazda3 has won a total of 90 automobile awards around the globe. The new-generation Mazda3 builds on the virtues of the first generation car and reflects increasing worries about environmental issues, the rapid expansion of motorisation, and growing diversity in the criteria people use to...

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2009 Mazda 6 Diesel Arrives, Guilt-Free Performance - (Australia) 2009 Mazda 6 Diesel Arrives, Guilt-Free Performance - (Australia)

Mazda has bolstered its performance and environmental credentials with the arrival of a high-performance MZR-CD 2.2-litre turbodiesel engine to the Mazda6 range that will change the way Australians perceive diesel. The new Mazda6 Diesel wagon and Mazda6 Diesel Sports hatch boast the performance to match expensive European diesel luxury cars at a more affordable price, bringing turbodiesel performance and exemplary environmental credentials within reach of everyone. The 2.2-litre,...

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2010 Mazda3 5 Door Hatchback Announced 2010 Mazda3 5 Door Hatchback Announced

Mazda Motor Corporation will showcase the world premiere of the all-new Mazda3 (known as Mazda Axela in Japan) 5-door hatchback at the Bologna Motor Show on December 3, 2008. The second generation Mazda3 5-door hatchback follows on the heels of the 4-door sedan version, currently on display at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The all-new Mazda3 5-door hatchback adopts the same characteristics as its sedan counterpart, offering sporty driving and a dynamic design, together with top class environmental...

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Mazda Kaan Concept Car Mazda Kaan Concept Car

Today, the design entry from Mazda R&D of North America was chosen as the winner of the Los Angeles Auto Show's 2008 Design Challenge. This year's theme, Motor Sports 2025, asked nine of Southern California's automotive design studios to form their vision of the future by depicting a motor sports vehicle that predicts how auto racing will change by the year 2025. The Mazda Kaan was chosen for how well it integrated a high level of innovation and technology into the design, as well as its...

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Video: 2010 Mazda 3 Sedan Video: 2010 Mazda 3 Sedan

Footage of the new 2010 Mazda 3 Sedan on the roads.

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2010 Mazda3 Sedan Unveiled 2010 Mazda3 Sedan Unveiled

Developed in line with Mazda’s Sustainable Zoom-Zoom philosophy of engineering vehicles that are fun to drive, satisfying to own, and environmentally responsible, the all-new Mazda3 is one of the most anticipated product launches at the 2008 Los Angeles Auto Show. The popular Mazda3 – the company’s best-selling vehicle worldwide – arrives as a fully reengineered, completely redesigned, second-generation compact sedan providing:

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2010 Mazda 3 Sedan, More Details 2010 Mazda 3 Sedan, More Details

On November 19, 2008, at the 2008 Los Angeles Auto Show, Mazda will unveil the all-new 2010 MAZDA3, the much-anticipated successor to the company's best-selling car globally. The new MAZDA3 is perfectly positioned for the rapidly changing auto market. It offers a mix of quality, styling, power, dynamics and fit and finish that hits the bulls-eye for today's customers. In typical Mazda fashion, MAZDA3 will offer standard and optional equipment simply not found on other cars in this class -...

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2009 Mazda 2 Refined Versions Launched 2009 Mazda 2 Refined Versions Launched

Mazda Motor Corporation has released refined versions of the Mazda Demio compact on sale in Japan. Known as the Mazda2 in overseas markets, the Mazda Demio has earned high praise in Japan and abroad. The freshened model goes on sale today at all Mazda, Mazda Anfini and Autozam dealerships nationwide. Manufacturer’s suggested retail prices range from 1,195,000 to 1,621,750 yen (including consumption tax). The freshened interior features a glossy black center panel and matching materials for...

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2009 Mazda 6 MZR-CD 2.2-litre Turbo Diesel Engine, Details 2009 Mazda 6 MZR-CD 2.2-litre Turbo Diesel Engine, Details

The second-generation Mazda6 was launched in November 2007 and represented an evolution of Mazda Zoom-Zoom. It set a new standard in the non-premium CD segment for its combination of eye-catching stylishness, exclusive driving experience and insightful packaging, all offered in three distinct body styles. Since launch, it has found over 85,000 owners in Europe and has been contributing to Mazda Motor Europe’s record sales in 2008. Now the Mazda6 is about to get even more popular with the...

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New 2009 Mazda BT-50 - (UK) New 2009 Mazda BT-50 - (UK)

The refined, upgraded Mazda BT-50 line-up of pick-ups, now on sale in the UK, introduces a new range-topping ‘Intrepid’ model with a 3-litre, 156ps turbo diesel engine, five-speed automatic transmission and leather interior. All upgraded models inherit the athletic looks of the previous model, while incorporating a further touch of brawny truck toughness into the exterior design. Combined with a broader range of exterior colours, the refreshed appearance conveys rugged reliability and an even...

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Mazda Hydrogen Rotary Vehicle Takes to the Road in Norway Mazda Hydrogen Rotary Vehicle Takes to the Road in Norway

Mazda Motor Corporation today introduced the Mazda RX-8 Hydrogen RE (Rotary Engine) vehicle to Norway’s public roads in collaboration with the Norwegian national hydrogen project, HyNor. Initially, the RX-8 Hydrogen RE’s driving performance on Norwegian roads will be validated with a single vehicle, which will also be shown at various events. This marks the first time that a Mazda hydrogen rotary vehicle has been put into regular use on public roads outside Japan. Mazda signed a...

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New 2009 Mazda BT-50 Facelift - (Global) New 2009 Mazda BT-50 Facelift - (Global)

Since launch less than two years ago, the stylish Mazda BT-50 pickup has been very popular throughout the world. This tough but sophisticated-looking lifestyle vehicle can do it all – carry bricks to a construction site or a surfboard to the beach, and after a wash-up cut a good figure for a night on the town. Its appeal reaches across target groups like no other car in the Mazda portfolio: from commercial users in rural areas of Europe and Asia, to fire-fighters in Greece, to young urbanites...

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New 2009 Mazda 3 Sedan - (Global) New 2009 Mazda 3 Sedan - (Global)

Mazda has confirmed that the four-door saloon version of the all-new Mazda3, completely redesigned for the first time in five years, will be revealed at the Los Angeles Auto Show on 19th November 2008.

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Mazda Taiki Concept Car - (Australia) Mazda Taiki Concept Car - (Australia)

The futuristic Mazda Taiki concept car made its Australian debut today at the Sydney motor show.

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New 2009 Mazda 6 Turbodiesel - (Australia) New 2009 Mazda 6 Turbodiesel - (Australia)

Mazda today revealed the passenger car that will shake up Australian consumers' perception of diesel engines. Mazda further cemented its diesel domination among Japanese passenger car brands with the addition of a new-generation turbodiesel drivetrain to the classy Mazda6 medium car range from December.

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New 2009 Mazda 6 MZR-CD 2.2 - (Global) New 2009 Mazda 6 MZR-CD 2.2 - (Global)

An all-new core product of Mazda’s ‘Sustainable Zoom-Zoom’ strategy sees it global premiere at Paris this year; the Mazda6 MZR-CD 2.2-litre turbo diesel. This next-generation engine is another example of Mazda engineering expertise delivering high power and torque with low fuel consumption and emissions. Developed exclusively for the Mazda6 line-up in Europe, it will be offered – alongside the current MZR-CD 2.0-litre turbo diesel -- in three power derivatives to meet the needs of a wide range...

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New 2009 Mazda 2 MZ-CD 1.6 Turbo Diesel - (Global) New 2009 Mazda 2 MZ-CD 1.6 Turbo Diesel - (Global)

The success of the second-generation Mazda2 since launch has been phenomenal. Together with the second-generation Mazda6, it has played a leading role in Mazda being one of Europe’s fastest-growing brands this year. Offered in both three and five-door versions, it has found over 60,000 owners in Europe, earned five-stars for adult occupant protection from Euro-NCAP and has won a host of automotive awards including the coveted World Car of the Year 2008. This year’s Paris Motor Show sees Mazda’s...

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Mazda Kiyora Concept Car - (Paris) Mazda Kiyora Concept Car - (Paris)

Last year Mazda revealed the direction its new technology development would take when it announced the Sustainable Zoom-Zoom plan. Sustainable Zoom-Zoom articulates the role that Mazda should play in addressing the global issues we face with respect to the environment and safety and outlines Mazda's efforts toward achieving a future sustainable environment .In line with this plan, Mazda is focused on making cars that achieve harmony between Mazda’s hallmark driving pleasure and environmental...

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New 2009 Mazda MX-5 Facelift - (Global) New 2009 Mazda MX-5 Facelift - (Global)

The facelift MX-5 embodies the purest form of Zoom-Zoom. With evolved sensory qualities, it continues to deliver the unchanging value of "Jinba-Ittai"despite the changing world. Marking its 20th anniversary next year, the new MX-5 offers a "lots of fun" driving experience underpinned by the untiring passion of Mazda’s engineers since 1989.

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New 2009 Mazda AZ Wagon - (Global) New 2009 Mazda AZ Wagon - (Global)

Mazda Motor Corporation has fully redesigned its AZ-Wagon micro-mini range in Japan. Sales commence today at all Mazda Autozam, Mazda and Mazda Anfini dealerships nationwide.

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2009 Mazda Special Needs Vehicles - (Japan) 2009 Mazda Special Needs Vehicles - (Japan)

Mazda Motor Corporation will exhibit three special needs vehicles at the 35th International Home Care & Rehabilitation Exhibition (H.C.R.) 2008, organized by Japan’s Health and Welfare Information Association, from September 24 through 26, 2008, at the Tokyo International Exhibition Center.

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New 2009 Mazda 6 2.2L Turbo-Diesel - (Australia) New 2009 Mazda 6 2.2L Turbo-Diesel - (Australia)

Mazda will change the way Australians perceive diesel with the introduction of a high-performance 2.2-litre turbodiesel to the Mazda6 range by the end of the year.

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New 2009 Mazda BT-50 - (Australia) New 2009 Mazda BT-50 - (Australia)

The revitalised Mazda BT-50 range will raise Mazda's reputation as one of the fastest growing brands in the light commercial segment.

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Mazda's Latest Technology Developments - (Global) Mazda's Latest Technology Developments - (Global)

Mazda Motor Corporation recently announced a commitment to reduce the fuel economy of Mazda vehicles sold globally by an average of 30 per cent by 2015 as part of its overall Sustainable Zoom-Zoom strategy.

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Mazda Taiki Concept Car - (Australia) Mazda Taiki Concept Car - (Australia)

The futuristic and environmentally friendly Mazda Taiki concept car will make its Australian debut at the Australian International Motor Show in Sydney from October 9-19, 2008.

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Mazda Kiyora Urban Concept To Debut At 2008 Paris Show - (France) Mazda Kiyora Urban Concept To Debut At 2008 Paris Show - (France)

Mazda Kiyora, a lightweight, next generation, urban compact concept car, will be revealed at the 2008 Paris International Motor Show to be held from Thursday, October 2 through Sunday, October 19, 2008.

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2009 Mazda MX-5 Facelift - (Global) 2009 Mazda MX-5 Facelift - (Global)

First official images of the Mazda MX-5 Facelift have arrived.

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2009 Mazda CX-9 - The Award-Winning Flagship SUV - (UK) 2009 Mazda CX-9 - The Award-Winning Flagship SUV - (UK)

First launched in North America in 2007, Mazda CX-9 was praised as a new crossover SUV that combined a sleek and sporty look and an exhilarating driving experience with high quality, generous space and practical flexibility. Mazda’s first three-row SUV has been a hit since then with customers and experts alike – winning North America’s coveted 2008 Truck of the Year award, which includes medium/large SUVs – and selling more than 53,000 units globally up to June 2008.

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Mazda Kazamai Concept - A Sustainable Crossover - (Global) Mazda Kazamai Concept - A Sustainable Crossover - (Global)

In 2007, Mazda Motor Corporation announced that it was embarking on a new direction with technology development. The strategy, called ‘Sustainable Zoom-Zoom,’ would focus on producing vehicles that combine Mazda’s trademark driving excitement with further evolved environmental and safety technologies. ‘Sustainable Zoom-Zoom’ and Mazda’s Nagare design have been combined in the Mazda Kazamai concept car which showcases how Mazda could deliver a vehicle in the near future that is exhilarating to...

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Mazda say NO to 6 Hybrid - (Global) Mazda say NO to 6 Hybrid - (Global)

Mazda have announced that there are no plans to develop a hybrid Mazda 6. The company believes that the new 2009 Mazda 6 is capable of delivering a cost-effective midsize vehicle without the need of hybrid technologies. Jay Amestoy, Vice President of public and government affairs for Mazda North American Operations says: “Sure, the landscape has changed during the past six months, but a hybrid is just not something we're planning on doing at the moment"

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CGI: New Mazda 3 Rendering - (Global) CGI: New Mazda 3 Rendering - (Global)

With Mazda making good use of the well balanced Ford Focus platform for the Mazda 3, the new generation model shouldn’t disappoint.

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New Mazda BT-50 3.0L Diesel - (UK) New Mazda BT-50 3.0L Diesel - (UK)

The refined, upgraded Mazda BT-50 making its European debut at BIMS, inherits the athletic looks of the current model, while incorporating a touch of brawny truck toughness into the exterior design. Combined with a broader range of exterior colours, the refreshed look conveys rugged reliability, an individualistic character and strong road presence.

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Mazda Kazamai Concept World Premiere - (Global) Mazda Kazamai Concept World Premiere - (Global)

Mazda will unveil a sporty, compact crossover concept vehicle, Mazda Kazamai, at the Moscow International Automobile Salon (MIAS) on August 26. Kazamai, which means “swirling crosswinds” in Japanese, expresses the powerful yet nimble image of a stylish and compact crossover. The concept is based on Mazda’s long-term vision for technology development, Sustainable Zoom-Zoom, which aims to provide a unique balance between sporty driving fun and superior environmental and safety performance....

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Mazda Furai Concept Heads Line-Up at BIMS - (Global) Mazda Furai Concept Heads Line-Up at BIMS - (Global)

The sensational Mazda Furai concept car, which made its world premiere at the Detroit Show in January and performed at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, will head a line-up of 18 Mazda cars on display at the British International Motor Show from 23 July.

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Mazda 6 Raises Value Benchmark - (Australia) Mazda 6 Raises Value Benchmark - (Australia)

Mazda is bucking the trend and delivering a windfall to Australian new car buyers valued at many thousands of dollars.

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New Mazda RX-8 R3 - (UK) New Mazda RX-8 R3 - (UK)

Later this year Mazda is introducing a new version of its unique rotary-engined, four‑seater, four-door coupe – the Mazda RX-8 R3. Powered by an improved version of the 231ps twin-rotor engine, the new R3 will offer drivers a heightened experience with faster steering, chassis and engine responses, more refinement, more equipment and even greater value.

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Updated Mazda Demio Now on Sale - (Japan) Updated Mazda Demio Now on Sale - (Japan)

Mazda Motor Corporation has freshened its globally popular Demio compact car for the Japanese market. It goes on sale today at all Mazda, Mazda Anfini and Mazda Autozam dealerships nationwide. Manufacturer’s suggested retail prices (including consumption tax) range from 1,190,000 to 1,580,000 yen.

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Mazda Releases All-New Biante Minivan - (Japan) Mazda Releases All-New Biante Minivan - (Japan)

Mazda Motor Corporation has announced the sales launch of the newly developed Mazda Biante for the Japanese market. Mazda’s mid-size tall ‘high-roof’ minivan goes on sale today at all Mazda, Mazda Anfini and Mazda Autozam dealerships throughout Japan. Manufacturer’s suggested retail prices (including consumption tax) range from 2,199,000 to 2,650,000 yen for the front-wheel-drive (FWD) models. The target sales volume is 3,000 units a month.

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New Mazda RX-8: Evolution of the Rotary Revolution - (Australia) New Mazda RX-8: Evolution of the Rotary Revolution - (Australia)

The Mazda RX-8, the world's most successful rotary-powered sports car, has evolved, bringing a heightened blend of real-world performance, visual appeal and 2+2 practicality to the Australian sports car market.

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Spy: New Mazda 3 Concept - (Global) Spy: New Mazda 3 Concept - (Global)

We have been sent these leaked images from BurlappCars.com of what appears to be an upcoming Mazda Concept car. With the all new 3 due out globally in 2009, could this be a thinly veiled concept of what to expect next year?

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New Mazda Concept Car to Premiere at Moscow International Automobile Salon - (Global) New Mazda Concept Car to Premiere at Moscow International Automobile Salon - (Global)

Mazda will present an all-new show car at this year’s Moscow International Automobile Salon. The concept is a sporty, compact crossover SUV designed especially for the Russian market.

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CGI: 2010 Mazda9 - (Australia) CGI: 2010 Mazda9 - (Australia)

Since 2002 a booming Mazda has done without a hero saloon. An archetypal staple of so many Japanese brands, a large luxury sedan has been successful in both Japan and overseas markets. Lexus, in the late nineteys proved that Asian brands and their reputations can be valued and celebrated.

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Countdown to New Mazda RX-8 - (Australia) Countdown to New Mazda RX-8 - (Australia)

Anticipation is building over the revitalised Mazda RX-8 sports car range arriving in Australia early in the second half of 2008. The new RX-8 employs a myriad of mechanical upgrades under its sharp new clothes, all designed to enhance the exhilarating reputation and iconic status of the world's only rotary-powered, four-door sports car.

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"Mazda2 3-door: "Spunky New Baby Car Arrives" - (Australia)

Proud parent Mazda Australia is pleased to announce the arrival of a new baby to its range of Stylish, Insightful and Spirited passenger cars. The spunky new Mazda2 3-door joins a family popular with Australian private buyers, and adds a welcome dose of excitement and passion to the 3-door light car class.

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Mazda2 3-door Press Kit: Spunky New Baby Car Arrives - (Australia) Mazda2 3-door Press Kit: Spunky New Baby Car Arrives - (Australia)

Proud parent Mazda Australia is pleased to announce the arrival of a new baby to its range of Stylish, Insightful and Spirited passenger cars. The spunky new Mazda2 3-door joins a family popular with Australian private buyers, and adds a welcome dose of excitement and passion to the 3-door light car class.

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Mazda at 2008 Geneva Motor Show: New Mazda2 Three-Door Hatchback Mazda at 2008 Geneva Motor Show: New Mazda2 Three-Door Hatchback

One of the keys to Mazda’s continuing growth in Europe and around the world has been a strategy of expanding the line-up with exciting vehicles that appeal to an ever-wider group of customers. In less than two years, Mazda introduced vehicles that were never in its portfolio before, like the high-performance Mazda3 MPS, the unique power retractable hardtop MX-5 Roadster Coupe and the sports crossover SUV, Mazda CX-7. This strategy continues at Geneva 2008 with the global premiere of the first...

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Mazda to Begin Public Road Trials of the Mazda ASV-4 Advanced Safety Vehicle Mazda to Begin Public Road Trials of the Mazda ASV-4 Advanced Safety Vehicle

Mazda Motor Corporation will commence public road trials of its advanced safety vehicle, Mazda ASV-4, in the Hiroshima area on March 11, 2008. The trials are based on the Advanced Safety Vehicle (ASV) Promotion Plan that was introduced by Japan’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, and Transportation (MLIT) to promote the development, practical application and wider use of ASV technologies aimed at reducing the number of traffic accidents. During the ASV Project’s Phase Four trials, Mazda will...

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Limited Edition Mazda RX-8 Hits Melbourne Limited Edition Mazda RX-8 Hits Melbourne

A very special limited edition Mazda RX-8 rotary sports coupe will make a special public appearance at the 2008 Melbourne International Motor Show.

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Stunning New Mazda6 Range Makes Australian Motor Show Debut Stunning New Mazda6 Range Makes Australian Motor Show Debut

The stunning second-generation Mazda6 range made its motor show debut in Melbourne this week. This is the first time all three Stylish, Insightful and Spirited body styles – sedan, hatch and wagon – have graced the one show stand.

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Mazda Hakaze-A Compact Crossover Coupe with Roadster Feel Mazda Hakaze-A Compact Crossover Coupe with Roadster Feel

Mazda Hakaze is the third in Mazda’s Nagare series of concept cars and the second to come to Australia after the Kabura, which was presented at the Sydney show in 2006. Hakaze is a compact crossover coupe with roadster feel and was designed at Mazda’s European Design Centre near Frankfurt, Germany.

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Mazda6: Stunning from the Start Press Kit Mazda6: Stunning from the Start Press Kit

New Mazda6 is the second ‘second-generation Zoom-Zoom’ vehicle to reach Australia after the Mazda2. An evolved Zoom-Zoom, new Mazda6 exemplifies Mazda’s Stylish, Insightful and Spirited brand attributes.

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Mazda6: Stunning from the Start Mazda6: Stunning from the Start

The new Mazda6 is the second of Mazda’s second-generation Zoom-Zoom vehicles, and will again set the benchmarks the competition will be measured against.

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Limited Edition Mazda RX-8 Hits Town Limited Edition Mazda RX-8 Hits Town

A very special limited-edition Mazda RX-8 rotary sports coupe will make its public debut at the Brisbane motor show on February 1. The Mazda RX-8 Rotary Engine 40th Anniversary model builds on the exclusivity inherent in the world's only rotary-powered sports car with performance and styling modifications designed to further enhance the RX-8's uniqueness.

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New Mazda2 Three-Door Hatchback New Mazda2 Three-Door Hatchback

For the first time ever, a Mazda2 three-door hatchback joins the popular Mazda2 model range. Bringing with it all the attributes of the five-door hatchback, the three-door model is even sportier and more affordable. Mazda will showcase the world premiere of this new vehicle at the 78th annual Geneva International Motor Show to be held from Tuesday, March 4, through Sunday, March 16, 2008.

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New Mazda RX-8: Further Evolution for the Rotary Revolution New Mazda RX-8: Further Evolution for the Rotary Revolution

Launched in 2003, the Mazda RX-8 hit the global market with a serious bang. The RX-8 has won more than 50 global awards since its release including 2003 RJC Car of the Year in Japan Australia's Wheels magazine's Car of the Year for 2003, 2003 International Engine of the Year, 2004 Singapore Car of the Year, the 2004 U.S. Best Sports Car and UK Car of the Year 2004. It was also named on Car and Driver magazine's Ten Best list for 2004, 2005, and 2006. All together, Mazda has sold nearly 167,000...

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Mazda Furai Concept and New Mazda RX-8 to Make World Debut Mazda Furai Concept and New Mazda RX-8 to Make World Debut

Mazda Motor Corporation will showcase the world premieres of the Mazda Furai concept vehicle and the heavily revised new Mazda RX-8 sports car at the 2008 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), to be held in Detroit from Sunday, January 13 through Sunday, January 27, 2008. All attending media are invited to the company's formal unveiling on the Mazda show stand, scheduled at 13:45 p.m. on Monday, January 14, 2008.

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