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This stylish new Mazda MX-5 Z-Sport Edition with a cherry fabric top is only available in the UK

We have some good news for Mazda MX-5 Miata owners in the United Kingdom. The automaker recently announced an upgrade for the model which they call the Z-Sport model. Sales will begin on March 1 next year, but Mazda will limit production to only 300 units.

What’s included in the Z-Sport Edition, you ask? Well, it will give your good old Miata a beautiful Deep Cherry fabric roof, 17-inch black finished BBS wheels, and a Machine Grey Metallic body. The cabin will then be dressed in Sand coloured leather upholstery, and of course, the Z Sport logo will be present on the floor mats and door sills. To represent that the car is one of 300 examples only, it comes with a numbered plaque on the dashboard that displays its production number.

The Deep Cherry Red roof makes a beautiful contrast to the rest of the body’s darker paint and black wheels. The interior is a mix of two tone light beige and black that makes it look sexy. Lucky for UK customers, they get to own this stylish edition.

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UK sales of 2015 Mazda CX-5 to commence this spring, price starting from £22,295

Mazda will commence sales of the 2015 Mazda CX-5 in the United Kingdom in spring this year, with prices ranging from £22,295 to £30,595 on-the-road (OTR). The 16-strong Mazda CX-5 model range features upgrades in both interior and standard equipment specification.

Customers could choose from three 2.0-liter petrol two-wheel drive variants fitted with six-speed manual transmissions, and thirteen 2.2-liter diesel versions equipped with a either a six-speed manual or automatic gearbox.

Peter Allibon, Mazda UK Sales Director, remarked that no other vehicle in the Mazda range demonstrates the value of SKYACTIV more clearly than the Mazda CX-5, noting that the technology allowed the carmaker to build a compact SUV that is fuel-efficient and emits less carbon dioxide without sacrificing performance and driving dynamics.

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UK pricing for new 2015 Mazda2 starts at £11,995 OTR

Mazda has disclosed the pricing and specifications for its all-new 2015 Mazda2 in the United Kingdom. The Mazda2 will be available in 12 petrol and four diesel variants, with pricing ranging from £11,995 to £17,395 on-the-road (OTR). The B-segment model now boasts a dynamic yet muscular cab-rearward design that features a longer wheelbase with smaller overhangs, paving way for maximized interior space – thanks to the 'KODO-Soul of Motion' design philosophy.

It also boasts of the signature 'wing' front grille and predatory headlamp styling. Inside, one could easily feel the extra shoulder and knee room as well as the enhanced improved seat comfort, coherent instrumentation and switchgear, and superior ergonomics.

The new Mazda2 could be availed in five grades -- SE, SE-L, SE-L Nav, Sport and Sport Nav – which mean that customers could benefit a premium interior finish that suits their tastes and budgets. This also means that all-new Mazda2's cabin does not only have a user-friendly layout, but also a level of cutting-edge technology.

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Jota Mazda MX-5 GT goes on sale in the UK

Yesterday, we revealed you the fact that the MX-5 GT will not be available as an official Mazda product and will be sold instead by Jota. As a result, Jota revealed today the official info and specs of the Mazda MX-5 GT. First shown at the 2012 Goodwood Festival of Speed as a concept, the Mazda MX-5 GT is not available for customers and will be sold by the Le Mans race specialists Jota and through prominent Mazda dealer Lodge Garage in Aylesbury.

Based on the Mazda MX-5 Roadster Coupe 2.0-liter Sort Tech, the Jota Mazda MX-5 GT is powered by a naturally aspirated 2.0-liter engine developing 203 bhp. Using the total amount of power, the MX-5 GT sprints from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 6.4 seconds and has a top speed limited at 140 mph or 225 km/h.

Moreover, the Jota MX-5 GT comes with uprated Bilstein dampened suspension, anthracite alloy wheels, a rear carbon fiber and Recaro leather seats. Priced at £29,995, the Jota MX-5 GT is available three colours, white pearl, true red and aluminium silver metallic, all with a brilliant black roof. For those who want even more, Jota offers the option of a carbon rear boot lip spoiler, a carbon front splitter and a road and track Öhlins suspension kit.

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The new-generation Mazda3 that features SKYACTIV technologies will be available in the United Kingdom starting in January 2014. Mazda unveiled the new Mazda3 for the European public at the ongoing Frankfurt Motor Show. The all-new Mazda3 – available in either hatchback or fastback -- will have a starting price of £16,695 (on-the-road) for the 1.5-litre SKYACTIV-G petrol 100ps SE hatchback and a ceiling tag of £23,345 for the diesel 2.2-liter 150ps Sport Nav Auto hatchback.

Diesel variants of the Mazda3 will have a starting price of £19,245 for the 2.2-liter 150ps SKYACTIV-D SE (both body styles). The 36-strong all-new Mazda3 range includes 21 hatchbacks (with eight diesel models) and 15 fastbacks, (with five diesel models).  Customers could opt for any of the five equipment levels -- SE, SE Nav, SE-L, SE-L Nav and Sport Nav. Prices for SE models start at £16,695; SE-L versions at £18,495; and Sport Nav variants at £19,895.

Peter Allibon, Sales Director, Mazda UK remarked that while the all-new Mazda3 merges the SKYACTIV technology and the ‘KODO – Soul of Motion’ design theme, it also raises their “traditionally generous equipment levels” to a new high, outperforming several established C-segment offerings in terms of “innovation, specification and price.” The all-new Mazda3 will feature Smart City Brake Support (SCBS) that helps to reduce or prevent low-speed collisions by automatically applying the brakes if the driver fails to act.

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Mazda CX-5 SUV crossover is fifth among the best 100 vehicles in the United Kingdom, according to the latest customer satisfaction survey. The Mazda CX-5 placed in the top 50 percent in all categories in the Auto Express Driver Power Survey, considered as the biggest and most comprehensive poll of car owners in the UK, and scored an overall score of 89.63%.

The CX-5 received its highest rankings for in-car technology, ease of driving and ride quality categories. Likewise, the Mazda brand is now the 4th best brand in the UK, according to the survey, jumping from 12th in 2012.

Mazda’s surge to the 4th position is testament to its sixth-generation cars, with the Mazda CX-5 being considered as the best vehicle in the SUV class. The crossover received impressive scores for ‘practicality’ and ‘ease of driving’ categories. The two-seater Mazda MX5 sportscar grabbed a high score for ‘handling’, while the Mazda3 scored impressively in the ‘practicality’ category.

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Mazda has announced the start of sales of four new special versions of the Mazda2 (its top-selling model in the UK) and of its Mazda MX-5 (the No. 1 two-seater sportscar in the world). The updated Mazda2 Venture Edition five-door hatchback is currently on sale with a price tag of £13,295 on-the road (OTR).

The 84ps, 1.3-litre model rides on a set of 16-inch Bright Finish alloy wheels, black mirror housings, rear parking sensors, dusk-sensing lights and rain-sensing wipers, and a new sporty seat trim with red stitching. It also is offered with two distinct exterior colours -- Zeal Red Mica and Meteor Grey Mica.

It comes with special ‘Venture Edition’ badges. Mazda is offering an impressive standard set of equipment for the Mazda2 model including a sports styling kit, front fog lamps, privacy glass and a rear bumper sports trim.

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Spearheading Mazda’s further penetration of the fleet market in the United Kingdom is the all-new Mazda CX-5 compact crossover sports utility vehicle that features the innovative SKYACTIV technology. The Mazda CX-5 received positive response from fleet managers and representatives of contract hire and leasing firms during its fleet launch at Rockingham, Northamptonshire.

Giving the Mazda CX-5 the much-needed image boost is the SKYACTIV technology that increases performance, safety, and fuel economy as well as lower emissions.

The SKYACTIV technology promises to reshape the automotive landscape as it becomes part of Mazda’s upcoming models. Fleet managers are sure to be more than satisfied with Mazda cars bearing the SKYACTIV technology, with attractive key figures on mpg, CO2 emissions, list price, benefit-in-kind tax (BiK), residual values and indicative total operating costs.

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A new Special Edition of the Mazda MX-5 sportscar -- the ‘Kuro’ – will go on sale on July 1. This new MX-5 GT Concept road-legal trackday car is set to be revealed at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. From the word Kuro, which means black in Japanese, we’ve determined that it refers to the sporty, dark accents of this newest pair of Special Edition models.

To complete its look, it got the Brilliant Black roof, Brilliant Black door mirrors and dark gunmetal 17-inch alloy wheels. The Kuro is based on the MX-5 SE and Sport Tech models and would be offered as a 1.8i Soft-top and a 2.0i Roadster Coupe with more specification improvements over the donor car such as a diffuser-style rear sports bumper, bigger diameter sports exhaust, one-of-a kind race car inspired exterior graphics.

It will also be getting black detailing around the front grille and front fog lights, as well as the ‘Kuro Edition’ badging. Inside the MX-5, there’s the Stone and Black heated leather seats, Stone leather door inserts, with contrasting red stitching, a silver interior deco panel with red accents, alloy pedals, premium floor mats with race inspired logo and climate control air-conditioning.

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This spring in the UK, Mazda will be offering three ‘Venture Edition’ models of the Mazda6. These special versions, which have a starting price of £21,000 (OTR), are very stylish and offer great value for money. The three new Mazda6 Venture Edition models include petrol and diesel five-door and diesel estate models.

They are based on Mazda6 TS2 models. They come with additional equipment such as Sanyo TomTom navigation, integrated Bluetooth, half-leather seat trim and heated front seats. The exterior of the Venture Edition models are made to stand out with the Sports front grille, 17-inch gunmetal alloy wheels, Privacy glass and a special range of colors such as Brilliant Black and optional Crystal White Pearlescent, Black Mica or Stormy Blue Mica.

Mazda also offers Dolphin Grey Mica, which is unique to this version. The Mazda6 Venture Edition equipment upgrades and additional features are priced at just £340-to-£480 higher than the TS2 donor-cars (depending on model). Only 257 examples of the Mazda6 Venture Editions will be made, upping the exclusivity factor.

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Mazda has unveiled a special edition of the Mazda2 in celebration of the arrival of the spring season. The special version of the Mazda2, the company’s best-selling model in the United Kingdom, is dubbed the ‘Venture Edition’ and has an on-the-road selling price of only £12,995. The new Venture Edition, based on the five-door hatchback Tamura model, features a striking combination of advanced technology and a premium cabin ambience.

The Venture Edition features a number of new equipment including Sanyo TomTom navigation system that comes with a 5.8-inch touch screen, integrated Bluetooth hands-free kit, electric rear windows and climate control air-conditioning. On the outside, the Venture Edition dons 16-inch gunmetal alloy wheels, front fog lamps, sports styling kit, a rear bumper sports trim and privacy glass.

The company will just produce 1,500 Venture Editions, all of which are available in six special exterior finishes, including two unique for this model.

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The updated Mazda 3 is now available for an on-the-road price of £13,495. The new Mazda 3 carries a new look and now sports a more muscular visual appeal with a new rear bumper and new twist-spoke alloy wheels.  The Mazda 3’s ease-of-use was also improved and the cabin has become quieter. Mazda also refined the car’s aerodynamics, cutting the coefficient of drag to 0.29.

This improved drag allows the Mazda 3 to run smoothly on high speeds, thus raising the fuel economy across the range.  Mazda also made sure that Mazda 3 drivers experience improved handling for a more consistent and linear driving feel.  Mazda also updated the interior of the five-door hatchback, using new materials and colors and installing new equipment.

Made exclusively in Japan, the upgraded Mazda3 features innovations which improve its stylish look and at the same time retains its level of functionality.

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Mazda has revealed the UK pricing of the all-new Mazda CX-5. A pre-order facility is also available for customers through their local Mazda dealer. The all-new Mazda CX-5 is the Japanese brand's first product to represent its cutting-edge SKYACTIV technology. It made its world premier at the Frankfurt Motor Show in 2011.

When made available for sale this spring, the Mazda CX-5 compact crossover SUV model range consists of 18 vehicles, with prices ranging from £21,395 to £28,795 (OTR). The new Mazda CX-5 comes in a selection of two engines with three power outputs: the 2.0-liter SKYACTIV 165ps petrol, 2.2-liter SKYACTIV 150ps or 175ps diesel.

The vehicle will also come with manual and automatic transmissions, 2-wheel drive (2WD) or all-wheel drive (AWD) and four equipment levels -- SE-L Nav, SE-L, Sport and Sport Nav. Six diesel models and four petrols will come with 2-wheel drive. Meanwhile, the all-wheel drive will be available for eight diesels.

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After the successful run of the ‘Takuya Special Edition Range’ presented in mid-2010, Mazda is launching five 2011 ‘Takuya’ models across the Mazda2, Mazda3 and Mazda6 line-ups. These models have a total production volume of 3894 units. The Takuya models have features that are typically only offered on top-of-the-range derivatives. The Takuya quintet, which have awesome aesthetics, are set to go on sale starting Feb. 1.

Its pricing is appealing as the models offer tremendous value. Mark Cameron, Sales Director, Mazda UK, said that the 2011 Mazda Takuya range offers “genuine exclusivity, evocative sports styling and enhanced equipment.”

Cameron added that previous special edition Mazda models sold quickly and boasted impressive residual values.  The Mazda2 recently came in sixth in the Parker’s Cost of Motoring report, which Cameron considers to be a testament to its competitive price and great value. According to Parker’s deprecation statistics, the Mazda2 lost only £2,022 and 23% of its original value.

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Two decades have passed since Mazda started selling the Mazda MX-5 to the driving public in the United Kingdom. This 20-year period is more than enough to make UK consumers fall in love with the car, especially than this sports car does not only provide the thrill of open top driving and reliable handling, but also offers a way for those who can't afford fancy rides to experience enjoyable driving.

Now Mazda is incidentally celebrating a new milestone – selling its 100,000th Mazda MX-5 in the UK. The 100,000th Mazda MX-5 sold in the UK was recently delivered to its new owner, Helen Jones. With all these successes, the Mazda MX-5 has become the UK's most popular sports car. In fact, every one of 10 Mazda buyers around the world is from the UK. Also, every two of five Mazda buyers in Europe are from the UK.

The Mazda MX-5 had its global debut at the 1989 Chicago Motor Show. From there, the roadster instantly became a celebrity, especially because the Mazda MX-5 does not only mark the return of open top to the motoring scene, but it also affordable and well-proportioned as well as exudes a certain elegance.

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Of the diesel estate versions solely the high power 185ps models join vehicle excise duty band D at 152g/km. The rest of the diesel versions are placed in a totally competitive band C. Merges with very alluring price tags, these CO2 outputs provide extraordinary Benefit-in-Kind individual tax rates for drivers of company cars.

Even though Mazda is maintaining the latest Mazda6 line-up as simple as it can for next year, buyers will continue to be provided a wide range of choice for powertrains and specifications, with each of the equipment ranges: S, TS, TS2, Sport and Sports Luxury, highly specified within its price range.

For next year, two S copies provide access to Mazda6 ownership beginning with £14,891. Totally typical gear consists of Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) and Traction Control System (TCS), six airbags and 'Active' front seat head restraints, 16-inch alloy rims, central locking via remote, manual air-conditioning, Karakuri 60/40 split folding rear seats, a radio/single CD audio system that comes with 4 speakers and an supplementary jack for MP3 players.

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Mazda introduced a new Tamura Special Edition pack that will be offered in the UK on both hatch models of the Mazda2 and Mazda6. The first model, the Mazda2 1.3 Tamura special is available in 3- or 5-door variant and is patterned after the TS2 trim level.

Included in the available sport package are new front and rear bumpers, side skirts, a two-bar grill and rear spoiler which is the most significant change with a 16-inch dark grey wheel completing the outstanding overall appearance.

This variant comes with a 1.3 gasoline powerplant that generates 86 hp and is joined to a 5-speed manual, a combination which resulted in 54.3mpg. The 3-door version costs £10,275 and the 5-door variant fetches a £10,775 price tag.

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The debut for Mazda's upgraded CX-7 crossover is scheduled next month and will be priced from 25,785 British pounds ($40,700). Initially, the car will be offered with a single engine configuration, a 2.2-liter diesel that releases 171 bhp.

Exterior enhancements include a redesigned front with new grille and chrome details, 19-inch alloy wheels and a new rear spoiler.

Standard interior equipment includes leather seats, cruise control, power windows, a Bose audio system and automatic air conditioning.

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Those who will attend the Goodwood Festival of Speed will have the chance to play with a life-sized Scalextric slot-car racing track as Mazda asks them to "relive [their] childhood motoring dreams."

Mazda will showcase this track at the stand during the event. Mazda UK managing director Jeremy Thomson said that Mazda is sure to stick out from everyone else as it displays its life-sized Scalextric track in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the MX-5, which remains to be the world's most popular roadster.

On the track, a number of versions of the MX-5/Miata will appear. These include the first model, which was introduced in 1990, the 1992 MX-5 California, and the 2000 MX-5 10th Anniversary model.

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Mazda has finally unveiled the latest generation of the Mazda3 at the 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show. According to Mazda, the all-new Mazda plays an important role in raising the driving pleasure to distinctive to the brand to whole new levels. With a capacity to accommodate up to five persons, the 2019 Mazda3 will be available either as a sedan or a hatchback.

The exterior design of the sedan and the hatchback versions of the Mazda3 are based on different design concept. With dimensions measuring 4,459 mm in length, 1,797 mm in width and 1,440 mm in height, the hatchback is based on a design concept focused on creating a solid mass with a lasting visual appeal. This allows the Mazda3 hatchback to convey a powerful yet solid presence. The hatchback is available with a new exclusive color -- Polymetal Gray.

On the other hand, the Mazda3 sedan measures 4,662 mm in length, 1,797 mm in width and 1,445 mm in height. Its design concept focused on being sleek and elegant. While it still conforms to the traditional sedan styling, the Mazda3 sedan offers a clean, sleek and sophisticated beauty that exudes both maturity and refinement. Both the hatchback and sedan versions of the new Mazda3 have a wheelbase of 2,725 mm.

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