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Mazda MX-5 RF continues 5-star ANCAP safety rating

Feb 07, 2017

The cool new Mazda MX-5 RF hardtop has been tested by the safety gurus at ANCAP, and, unsurprisingly, it has received a five-star rating just like its soft-top brother. Not only is the RF awarded...

Renault Koleos vs Mazda CX-5: 2WD SUV comparison (video)

Feb 04, 2017

If you’re in the market for a mid-size SUV, or even a mid-size wagon, here we present you with two options. It’s the very popular Mazda CX-5 versus the Euro newcomer, the suave-looking Renault Koleos....

Australian vehicle sales for January 2017 – Mazda3 leads into New Year

Feb 03, 2017

Australian VFACTS figures for new vehicle registrations have been released, covering January 2017. And in the first month of the year most brands saw some big drops in sales compared with December, understandably. Starting with...

New Mazda CX-5 7-seat option in the works – report

Jan 26, 2017

Mazda could soon offer a seven-seat version of the extremely popular CX-5 mid-size SUV, a report has revealed, giving the company an even stronger hold in the competitive market segment. At the moment Mazda only...

2017 Mazda MX-5 RF hardtop now on sale in Australia

Jan 25, 2017

The exciting new Mazda MX-5 RF hardtop is now on sale in Australia, bringing an alternative exterior theme to the popular sports car. All MX-5 RF models in Australia come with the 2.0-litre naturally aspirated...

Mazda to introduce new HCCI engine tech, no spark plugs

Jan 17, 2017

According to Japanese news outlet Nikkei, Mazda’s next-generation SkyActiv engiens will incorporate Homogenous Charge Compression Ignition. And the first candidate is set to be the next Mazda3 due in late 2018. If true, this would...

For Sale: 2002 Bullet Roadster – Mazda MX-5 with Lexus 1UZ V8

Jan 16, 2017

Another unique Australian sports car in this week’s Cool Find section; the Bullet Roadster. For those of you who aren’t familiar, the Bullet was the brainchild of John Bettini, of AEC Sprintex in Queensland. Starting...

2017 Wards 10 Best Engines announced, Infiniti 3.0TT gets in

Jan 13, 2017

Nissan’s luxury arm Infiniti has made the cut for the highly-competitive field of Wards 10 Best Engines list for 2017, with its new twin-turbo V6. Infiniti’s recently-developed 3.0-litre twin-turbocharged V6 engine was selected from a...

Top 10 best selling cars in Australia during 2016

Jan 05, 2017

It’s that time of the year again. The new vehicle registration figures for December have been released for Australia, revealing the best-selling vehicle models of the year. Before we get into the full report, here’s...

Mazda CX-3 & CX-5 spruced up with ‘Custom Style’ for Tokyo Auto Salon

Dec 20, 2016

Besides the Detroit Motor Show, one of the first events on the automotive calendar for 2017 is the Tokyo Auto Salon, every January. This is where auto manufacturers and aftermarket specialists alike wheel out their...

2017 Mazda6 Atenza review (video)

Dec 16, 2016

Ever since its 2012 introduction, the third-generation Mazda6 has won praise and found many homes in Australia thanks to its striking ‘Kodo’ design language, rigid yet playful chassis, and efficient SkyActiv engine range. It has...

Australian vehicle sales for November 2016 – Toyota on track to be best-seller

Dec 06, 2016

It’s that time of the month again. Australian VFACTS figures for new vehicle registrations have been released for November 2016, giving us some clues as to what cars will be the best-selling models of this...

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