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Mazda MX-30 R-EV 170 ps Makoto Reviewed

In Car Reviews, Electric cars, Mazda by Peter Nunn

Stand out from the crowd with the intriguing Mazda MX-30 R-EV 170 ps, that’s now become better value Car Reviewed: Mazda MX-30 R-EV 170 ps MAKOTO Spoiler alert: that’s not the case with the Mazda MX-30 R-EV, the model you see here…. Yes, this mould-breaking Japanese SUV, with its striking looks, zany designer doors, and unique rotary-powered EV range extender …

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MAZDA MX-5 RF Exclusive-Line, better than ever

In Car Reviews, Mazda, Sports Cars by Tom Scanlan

Thirty-five years later, the current Mazda MX-5 Mark 4 version has had a few upgrades Car Reviewed: 2024 Mazda MX-5 RF 2.0 Exclusive-Line Other trim versions include Homura (Japanese for ‘flame’) at the top of the range and Prime-Line; these also go for the soft-top MX-5 Roadster. With 135,000 sold in the UK and many fans, it was easy to …

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Mazda MX-5 RF – What’s your favourite car?

In Car Reviews, Mazda, Sports Cars by Neil Lyndon

This is the last car review I shall ever write Car Reviewed: Mazda MX-5 RF It’s been a good run. My enforced retirement comes close to the anniversary of the moment when the editor of a national newspaper idly wondered if I might fill in on the motoring column for a few months while she found somebody permanent. That was …

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First impressions – All-new Mazda CX-60 Hybrid SUV

In Car Reviews, Mazda, Plug-in Hybrid by Tom Scanlan

The All-New CX-60, It’s by far Mazda’s most powerful and expensive car and the first with plug-in hybrid tech. Car Reviewed: Mazda CX-60 2.5 327ps AWD Takumi Auto The All-New Mazda CX-60 Hybrid SUV starts at £43,950 for the Exclusive-line and is offered in two other trims: Homura in mid-range, starting at £46,700, and the range-topping Takumi, asking £48,450. Our …

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Power for the people

In Car Reviews, Hybrid, Mazda by Neil Lyndon

It tells you something about the way the world is moving these days… For the first 80 years of the development of the automobile, the most important considerations for customers and critics were design and the means of propulsion. Over the last 40 years, those features have been progressively displaced in importance by technological developments. The introduction of the microprocessor …

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Mazda3 GT Sport, the best in the family hatchback class?

In Car Reviews, Mazda by Neil Lyndon

There may come a point in your life at which you simply have to give in and say “Yes, I am a Mazda man”. In my long life, I have been enamoured of a succession of manufacturers to such an extent that they felt like an extension of my personality and identity. Maserati was one of the first when I …

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Mazda MX-5 RF, a sportscar to love

In Car Reviews, Mazda, Sports Cars by Neil Lyndon

I’m in love again. It’s a miracle. I felt certain it would never happen. I was convinced I was a goner. After an endless succession of humdrum SUVs and worthy-but-oh-so-dull electrics, I had forgotten the delirium of loving a car so much you would get up at dawn to take it out on empty roads with nowhere in particular to …

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Reviewed | The great looking, Mazda3 GT Sport Tech 2021

In Car Reviews, Mazda by Tom Scanlan

As good as it looks? The Mazda3, a mid-size saloon, or sedan, as they call it. The challenge for anyone in the market for a new car is working out which suits them best…there is no such thing as a bad car and Mazda is competing against so many other good cars. So you like the look; that narrows it …

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The sterling qualities of the Mazda CX-5 and Mazda6

In Car Reviews, Mazda by Neil Lyndon

To be lent one terrific Mazda may be regarded as good fortune; to borrow two in succession might look like tearing the arse out of it (as my dear old Mum used to say when she thought anyone was overdoing it a bit). In the case of the CX-5, the changes are all invisible from the outside. Ever since it …