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2010 Mazdaspeed3: turbocharged fury unleashed on America

2010 Mazdaspeed3

The Mazdaspeed3 is well-liked by nearly every automotive journalist that has driven it. It’s easy to drive, fun, sporty, utilitarian, and looks good too. Oh yeah, and it’ll blow the doors off just about anything else at the race track. And now the 2010 Mazdaspeed3 will do it looking better than ever!

Mazda unveiled a European spec Mazdaspeed3 at the Geneva Auto Show a month ago and… Continue reading

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Mazda Furai Concept Unveiling Video

At the 2008 Detroit Auto Show, Mazda introduced the newest vehicle of the Nagare Design Concept. As the latest in Mazda’s award-winning and highly acclaimed series of Nagare concept cars, the Furai P2 concept vehicle celebrates 40 years of rotary engine and international motorsports heritage with the raciest interpretation of NAGARE design language to-date.

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2009 Mazda RX-8 Shown At Detroit Auto Show

For 2009, Mazda will further the evolution of the four-door, four-seater sports coupe, giving RX-8 a refreshed exterior and interior design, enhanced performance and a new R3 sport package for the ultimate driving enthusiast. Unchanged is the core of the RX-8 – a high-powered, lightweight and perfectly balanced machine powered by the world-renowned twin-rotor RENESIS rotary engine.

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The Latest Interpretation Of The Nagare Concept: The Mazda Furai

At the 2008 Detroit Auto Show, Mazda introduced the newest vehicle of the Nagare Design Concept. As the latest in Mazda’s award-winning and highly acclaimed series of Nagare concept cars, the Furai P2 concept vehicle celebrates 40 years of rotary engine and international motorsports heritage with the raciest interpretation of NAGARE design language to-date.

Furai (pronounced “foo-rye”, Japanese for “sound of the wind”) is the sort… Continue reading

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Mazda Taiki Unveiled At Detroit Auto Show

The Mazda Taiki reflects one possible direction for a future generation of Mazda sports cars aimed at helping create a sustainable society. The fourth concept car in the Nagare design series, Mazda Taiki, further evolves the “flow” theme to establish a breathtaking presence that clearly defines its Nagare credentials, and visually expresses the atmosphere – called taiki in Japanese – that wraps the Earth in its protective mantle. Centering… Continue reading

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Mazda Nagare Concept Revamped At The NYIAS

Mazda Nagare Concept

The Mazda Nagare, the first in a series of design concepts introduced at the 2006 Los Angeles Auto Show, was refreshed for the 2007 New York International Auto Show. Nagare, Mazda Ryuga, and Mazda Hakaze, which makes its North American debut here in New York, are the first three concepts in the series to illustrate Mazda’s new design direction. The series will reach fruition in the fall of 2007, when… Continue reading

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Mazda’s Hakaze Concept Glides Into NYIAS

Mazda Hakaze Concept

In Japanese, the word Hakaze comes from “ha” for “leaf” and “kaze” which means “wind,” a fitting combination for a vehicle that looks like it is effortlessly cutting through the air while standing still. Mazda Hakaze has very compact proportions. At 174 inches, it is roughly the same length as the Mazda3 hatchback – which ensures agile, sporty handling – but is wider (74.4 inches, + 5.3 inches), and taller… Continue reading

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Video: Mazda Ryuga Concept Car from NAIAS

The Mazda Ryuga Concept was unveiled at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit this week. It’s a stunning car similar to Mazda’s Nagare Concept unveiled in Los Angeles a month earlier. The Ryuga’s lava red paint, flowing lines, and clear Mazda heritage are evident. The car offers traditional sporty characteristics for the driver while still allowing passengers to ride in comfort.

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Mazda Stops The Show With Their Ryuga Concept At NAIAS

Mazda Ryuga Concept Car

Ryuga (pronounced: ree-yoo-ga) builds on Mazda’s concept of flow. Nagare — Japanese for “flow” — debuted at the Los Angeles Auto Show in November and introduced the company’s new design future. Japanese for “gracious flow,” Ryuga will reflect a higher level of sophistication through the use of rich fabrics, engineered fits and hidden details. Ryuga is elegant and refined, but radiates spirit and edge while portraying unique Japanese beauty… Continue reading

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Mazda’s 2007 CX-7 Adrenaline

2007 Mazda CX-7 Adrenaline

Originally unveiled at the 2006 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show in Las Vegas, Adrenaline is a fully running prototype based on the all-new Mazda CX-7 that showcases Mazda’s commitment to performance. “Adrenaline is athletically inspired for people who demand a car that is as lean and fit as they are and represents their passions, yet doesn’t sacrifice in hauling those passions around,” said Franz von Holzhausen, design director, MNAO… Continue reading

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Mazda’s Nagare Concept

Mazda Nagare Concept

After presenting three ground-breaking concept vehicles during the 2005-2006 global auto show season – Sassou at the 2005 Frankfurt Motor Show, Senku at the 2005 Tokyo Motor Show and Kabura at the 2006 Detroit Auto Show – Mazda’s global design team wasn’t about to rest on its laurels. To keep energy levels brimming, and to begin the process of evolving Mazda’s design and surface language for future Zoom-Zoom vehicles, Mazda’s… Continue reading

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Mazdaspeed3

Mazdaspeed3

Also on the Mazda stand was the long-awaited hot-rod Mazdaspeed version of the compact Mazda3. More than 250 horsepower is promised, from a turbocharged version of Mazda’s excellent 2.3-liter four-cylinder. The Mazda3 is itself a blast; this new Mazdaspeed version should be a real stormer.

Mazdaspeed3

Mazdaspeed3

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