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Mazda Makes Two Special Edition Versions of the Premacy

The Mazda Premacy, a seven-seat minivan (known overseas as MAZDA5), has two new special-edition siblings available on its home turf in Japan. The two special-editions are named the Premacy 20CS Aero Style and the Premacy 20CS Aero Style Touring Selection.

The super-sporty Mazda Premacy 20CS Aero Style features special equipment, including: high quality 15-inch alloy wheels with 195/65R15 91H tires, a classy black interior, and popular aero-parts body kit (i.e., side under spoilers and a rear roof spoiler). The Mazda Premacy 20CS Aero Style Touring Selection adds even more bennies to the mix, starting with the power sliding…
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Mazda Planning Small SUV

While the compact SUV market continues to grow, auto makers are looking into changes for the future of their line-ups. Also known as CUV's, Crossovers,  havecompanies like Mazda hoping to tackle this growing trend in automotive by introducing updated, smaller SUVs.

Japanese reports reveal that Mazda Motors is planning on launching small SUVs in the next couple of years, with much speculation surrounded names and powertrains for each.

Rumors online suggest the talked about Mazda mini-SUV could be dubbed CX-3. This SUV will reportedly be constructed with a version of the  MAZDA3 undercarriage, and use the Japanese auto maker…
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Mazda Zoom Zoom at SEMA

Last month, Mazda delivered a ton of modified vehicles to the SEMA show in Las Vegas. Starting off, the Mazda2 "Evil Track" is an update of the MAZDA2 Evil concept, which debuted at the 2009 Los Angeles Auto Show. It features an aerodynamic body kit, an H&R suspension, a roll cage, Sparco seats, and lightweight 15-inch wheels with Hoosier race tires.

As for Mazda3 Turbo, designers added black exterior accents, tinted windows, and 19-inch forged aluminum wheels. Under the hood, power is provided by a 2.5-liter MZR engine which has been outfitted with a Garrett turbocharger.

The MX-5…
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Mazda Moving to Mexico

Mazda Motors is thinking of moving ? well not from Japan, at least not its headquarters. But a new proposition to construct a factory in Mexico has been presented to owners.This will be to take advantage of growing demand in that region.

"It is natural that we are considering entering an emerging market to expand our business ... We are considering every possibility," Mazda said in a statement Tuesday. The company, Japan's fifth-biggest car maker by sales volume, said it may establish a base in an emerging economy together with a trading house.

A Mazda spokesman said while Mexico is…
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MAZDA2 to Get 70 MPG SKYACTIV Engine

The new MAZDA2 has many of the features that make it a big success as a subcompact car. It's stylish, sporty, and affordable. There is still one area which Mazda hopes to improve: fuel-efficiency.

"Mazda is renewing its entire powertrain and platform lineup at the same time as   revolutionizing every manufacturing process from R&D through to mass production," said hief Executive Officer Takashi Yamanouch. "There have been no compromises in addressing conflicting goals. Instead, we have implemented a 'breakthrough' approach to technical innovation in all areas that has produced incredible, unexpected results.

The current MAZDA2, with a manual…

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2011 Mazda Global Pickup

The all-new Mazda BT-50 was unveiled at the Australian International Motor Show in Sydney however, it will not be coming to America in the near future.

Mazda's latest pickup design includes a new exterior, with updated chassis and suspension, provided by Ford (Mazda's new truck is based on the global, non-US, Ford Ranger).

According to Auto Blog, "Although Mazda has yet to divulge what powertrains reside under the hood of the new BT-50, it's likely they'll mirror those of the new global Ranger."

"For years, pickup trucks looked virtually the same with a simple, conservative boxy-cab…
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