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2012 Paris Motor Show in pictures – part 2

Here’s part 2 of our 2012 Paris Motor Show in pictures gallery, which brings you manufacturers from M–Z. Join us as we admire the McLaren P1, the Mercedes-Benz Concept Style Coupé, the Peugeot Onyx and the Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo. We’re wavering a little with our admiration of the Mercedes-Benz A Class, but nothing can […]

2013 Mazda6 wagon previewed

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Last week Mazda gave us a preview of its new Mazda6 wagon before it makes its debut in Paris. Of course, it’s the practical twin to the stylish new Mazda6 sedan. We like the current Mazda6 estate’s proportions and general shape and, now, we like the new model even more.

New vehicle sales report – August 2012

A total of 93,552 new vehicles were sold last month according to official VFACTS data. All states and territories, except Tasmania, registered more sales last month compared to August 2011. Government sales are down compared to last year, but private and business sales are responsible for the strong August result. As always, SUV sales continue […]

Mazda to add six appeal with MPS and coupé?

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Some tasty and rather spicy news has emerged from the Russian debut of the all-new Mazda6 saloon. When asked by Auto Express about the possibility of a hot Mazda6 Hiroshi Kajiyama, program manager, replied: “There is a high potential for this, and it would be helpful to the brand.” Apparently Mazda is has benchmarked the […]

2013 Mazda6 revealed

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Mazda has released the first official information and photos for its all-new Mazda6 sedan. Curiously, the model will make its debut this week at the Moscow Motor Show. While teaser photos have been issued previously by Mazda, this is the first time we’ve been given a look at the car in full detail. Based on […]

2013 Mazda MX-5 ready to order

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Mazda Australia brings word the facelifted MX-5 is now available for order, with the first local deliveries expect in late Spring. In addition to the cosmetic changes you can see here, Mazda has also fiddled with the throttle mapping and brake booster. They say that results in sharper throttle response and enhanced braking feel. Mazda […]

Alfa Romeo and Mazda twins rendered

Back in May Fiat and Mazda announced they would co-develop a new roadster platform for the Alfa Romeo and Mazda brands. We know one of those cars will be the rear-wheel drive Mazda MX-5 and we assume the other will be badged the Alfa Romeo Spider. UK magazine Car has had a crack at rendering […]

New vehicle sales report – July 2012

After the euphoria of an end of financial year inspired all-time monthly record in June, Australia’s new vehicle sales came back to reality in July, with 86,641 vehicles walking out the door. The official VFACTS figures show there’s still a strong demand for SUVs. Although at least buyers are downsizing their SUVs and even keen […]

2013 Mazda6 shows its face for the first time

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Today we bring you the best look yet of the next-generation Mazda6. Previously teased through a series of videos we now have two still pictures of the car’s front-end. Often times the compromises made from concept to production can lose the ethos of the original vision, but we’re pleased to say that is not the […]

More Mazda6 revealed in two new videos

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With two new teaser videos we can see the all-new Mazda6 is carrying over much of the styling seen on the Takeri Concept. This is a good thing. The first official Mazda6 preview was published about a week ago. With the latest updates we’ve had the “Soul Red” paint colour confirmed. “Using an innovative new […]

2013 Mazda MX-5 facelift revealed

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Mazda Europe has announced they will have the upgraded MX-5 on sale in the coming months and given us a good preview of the latest (NC3) facelift at the same time. There’s not a lot of detail go on at this stage and only three photos. Apparently the restyled front is “more aggressive-looking and contributes […]