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2013 mazda cx-5 receives five star euro ncap safety rating

2013 Mazda CX-5 Receives Five Star Euro NCAP Safety Rating

2013 Mazda CX-5 is surprisingly lightweight, high-rigid, and at the same time safe. The safety performance of the model was recognized by Euro NCAP, which awarded the vehicle after the latest crash tests with five starts! The new CX-5 was launched in Europe in February 2012 and in addition to the maximum rating was

are hydrogen cars the alternative vehicle of the future?

Are hydrogen cars the alternative vehicle of the future?

This weeks “fresh and clean” topic will put more attention on hydrogen vehicles as many of us might not be completely aware about them. I’m going to discuss how they work and are they beneficial for the environment, and in addition - I will resume some of their disadvantages. Nowadays many people become more c

2012 mazda rx-8 spirit r special edition with extended production

2012 Mazda RX-8 SPIRIT R Special Edition With Extended Production

2012 Mazda RX-8 SPIRIT R Special Edition is the vehicle which was decided to get an extended production by 1000 units, due to increase in interest. The initial plan of the brand was to produce only thousand examples of this special edition four-door, four-seat rotary engine sports car. However, the production of it will be extended due to a large number of orders, since the launch of the car in November last year. RX-8 SPIRIT R comes equipp

2012 mazda6 venture edition goes on sale

2012 Mazda6 Venture Edition Goes On Sale

2012 Mazda6 Venture Edition is the other Venture Edition that is going to hit the markets. Next to the 2012 Mazda2 Venture Edition, the brand is introducing three special versions of its popular Mazda6. The new 2012 Mazda6 Venture Edition trio comprises from petrol, diesel five-door and diesel estate model. It is based on Mazda6 TS2 models, and includes some significant items of additional equipment. It also comes with Sanyo TomTom® navigation, integrated Bluetooth®, half-leather seat trim and heated front sea

2012 mazda2 venture edition goes on sale

2012 Mazda2 Venture Edition Goes On Sale

The new 2012 Mazda2 Venture Edition is based on the best-selling five-door hatchback Tamura model. It now comes with enhanced technologies and a high-quality cabin feel. The redesigned model features several new additional items of equipment and a choice of six special exterior colours, two of which are unique: Dolphin Grey and Burgundy Red. What is more, the Venture Edition features 16-inch gunmetal alloy wheels, sports styling kit, front fog lamps, privacy glass and a rear bumper sports trim. The interio

mazda demio and mazda premacy now upgraded

Mazda Demio and Mazda Premacy now upgraded

Mazda just launched the upgraded 2012 Mazda Demio compact car and 2012 Mazda Premracy minivan. Mazda Demio has gained popularity thank to its outstanding fuel economy due to 13-SKYACTIV model grade system. The upgrades here are regarding the 60:40 split rear seat, a three-point seat belt for the second-row center seat and a seat lifter for the driver's seat are fitted to the 13-SKYACTIV model grade as standard equipment. In addition the aluminum wheels are also available, however – as optional equipment.

wall of death mazda2 defies gravity [video]

Wall of Death Mazda2 Defies Gravity [VIDEO]

What we have here, is a dictionary example of the phrase “publicity stunt”. “Dynomyte” Dave Seymour is the current owner of  almost a century old relic, commonly known as a wall of death. Built in the 20s, this mini circuit/arena measures just 31-foot in diameter and has 16-foot high walls. It was, and still is made almost entirely out of wood. Recently, after a 3-year long refurbishment, “Dynomyte” Dave and his family, based in Cornwall, named this, the world's oldest wall of death, the Demon Drome. A

mazda mx-5 gt 2.0 litre - 315hp and 1000kg

Mazda MX-5 GT 2.0 litre - 315HP and 1000kg

Mazda has unveiled their new racing car - MX-5 GT 2.0 litre, which will take part in the British GT Championship in 2012. Sponsored by SMH Fleet Solutions, Mazda Financial Services and Jota Aviation, the Mazda MX-5 GT will compete in the GT4 class against Lotus, Aston Martin, Ginetta and Nissan. The 2012 Mazda MX-5 GT4 weighs just 1 000kg. It is powered by a 2.0 liter four-cylinder racing engine delivering 315HP. The engine is mated to a 6-speed Hewland gearbox enabling the car to accelerate to 60mph in 3.0 seco

danny domenech's fd mazda rx-7 [hd video]

Danny Domenech's FD Mazda RX-7 [HD video]

Here is a very nice video of a tuned Mazda RX-7 specially prepared for drifting. As you may aware of this sport, you need to have a RWD (rear wheel drive) car with a powerful engine, limited slip differential, good suspension and exceptional driving skills to make things happen. Of course, the RX-7 is just the right car to compete in drift challenges, because it is not only well-made, but it comes from the motherland of drifting – Japan. Danny Domenech’s RX-7 is finished in black and stands on poison green V

2012 mazda3 shows outstanding fuel-consumption figures

2012 Mazda3 shows outstanding fuel-consumption figures

2012 Mazda3 has achieved amazing result on the latest EcoTest from the German Automobile Club (ADAC). What they determined is that the 2012 Mazda3 1.6-litre petrol with 77 kW/105 PS was the only car of the eight tested models which used less fuel than the official average published by the manufacturer. In addition, wha

alternative fuels: propane, electricity, ammonia and liquid nitrogen

Alternative Fuels: Propane, Electricity, Ammonia and Liquid Nitrogen

Yesterday we discussed two of the most popular alternative fuels – biodiesel and alcohol fuel. As we already became familiar, both are efficient not only in ecological terms, but also in economical ones. Given that the concerns around the global warming are escalating, I presume that in the future, there will be a great necessity for vehicles which emit less CO2 or are with zero emissions. Hence, this leads to the though that even more alternat

alternative fuels: biofuel, alcohol and hydrogen

Alternative Fuels: Biofuel, Alcohol and Hydrogen

This week’s fresh “eco” air is a small review of some of the alternative fuels available for use. A simple fact is that humanity sooner or later will experience the necessity of their utilization. Hence, the aim of the article is not only to raise the ecological awareness, but also to lift up the veil of ignorance around the alternative vehicle fuels that can be successfully utilized. But what we actually understand under alternative fuel? It is such type of fuel, which is non-conventional or advanced in i