Beginning in the summer of 2006, Mazda completely renewed and expanded the Mazda3 line up. It began with the introduction of a major facelift and, at the end of 2006, with the launch of the high-performance sports compact fl agship, Mazda3 MPS. And the good news now continues with another major addition to the Mazda3 lineup, the 143 PS, MZR-CD 2.0 common-rail turbo diesel engine in both sedan and hatchback models.
Mazda Motor Corporation today announced the launch in Japan of the Mazda Axela Sport special edition 23ST and 20ST models. All models come with exclusive body colors and interior design and go on sale nationwide at all Mazda, Mazda Anfini and Mazda Autozam dealers from today.
The 2007 MazdaSpeed3 made its debut at the 2006 New York International Auto Show and will be launched in Fall 2006. Having its compact, lightweight body and more than 250 hp from a 2.3-liter Direct Injection Spark Ignition Turbo engine, MazdaSpeed3 will be one of the quickest front-wheel drive cars in the world.
Mazda North American Operations unveiled an updated and revised version of the MAZDA3 4-Door i and s sedan and 5-Door s at the 2006 Greater New York International Auto Show. MAZDA3 is the company’s best-selling vehicle in North America, and has been a hit with customers and media alike.