The Mazda6 MPS, flagship model of the very successful Mazda6 range and the most powerful Mazda production sedan of all time, will be launched across Europe at the beginning of this year. It is Mazda’s entry into the growing market for high-performance sedans. In developing the new Mazda6 MPS, the primary goal was to create a vehicle that takes Mazda Zoom-Zoom to a new level for spirited dynamic performance. And in this Mazda has succeeded. With its turbocharged MZR 2.3 DISI* petrol engine, Active Torque Split All-Wheel Drive and a chassis optimized for the increases in power and torque, the Mazda6 MPS is Zoom-Zoom driving enjoyment at its very best.
To celebrate reaching the one million unit production milestone for the Atenza sedan (known as the Mazda6 in overseas markets), Mazda Motor Corporation has announced that a special commemorative model, the ’23EX Brown Leather style’ version Atenza, will be on sale from today at its Mazda and Mazda Anfini dealerships throughout Japan. The Hiroshima-based automaker has produced over one million units of the acclaimed Atenza to date. The 23EX Brown Leather style Atenza, based on the Atenza (...)
For 2008, we expect the next-generation Mazda 6 will upgrade to Ford’s new 3.5-liter V6. This engine debuts in the Ford Edge and Lincoln Mark X crossovers this year as well as the Lincoln Mark Z sedan, a car which shares the Mazda 6’s CD3 platform. With 250 hp and 240 pound-feet of torque, the DOHC V6 won’t exactly put Mazda at the top of the family sedan pecking order, but it won’t be looking up from the bottom either. A six-speed automatic transmission should help make up for some of its (...)