Category: Latest News


Racy Mazda RX Rotary for GT3 Class Revealed

May 27, 2020

Will the latest Mazda RX-Vision make the step from concept to reality? Five years after the sleek Mazda RX-Vision wowed crowds at the 2015 Tokyo motor show, the Japanese car-maker has teased us with yet another rotary-powered coupe concept. This time, however, it’s purely virtual and it gets a much more aggressive design to take on the world’s top-flight GT3 race cars. While Mazda is yet to confirm a production version of either RX-Vision concept, gaming fans...

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IS EOFY THE BEST TIME TO BUY?

May 13, 2020

EOFY 2020 is going to be, quite possibly, the greatest time to pick up a car bargain since Henry Ford was a boy. Traditionally, June is about 30 per cent stronger than any other month of the year, and the May-June period is the biggest-selling 60 days in any 12-month period. While discounting goes on throughout the year, much of it is offered to fleet buyers for example, while in June, private buyers tend to...

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2020 Mazda CX-30 vs BMW X1 Comparison

April 21, 2020

Can the new Mazda CX-30 out-premium BMW’s top-selling X1 SUV?   On the surface a comparison test between the all-new Mazda CX-30 and BMW’s freshly facelifted X1 doesn’t make a whole lot of sense. After all, Mazda is a mainstream brand and BMW is unquestionably from the snooty end of the street. But these days Mazda is employing a bold global strategy to push its quality and image that little bit upmarket. If successful that...

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2020 Mazda CX-5 – The UPGRADED suv

April 15, 2020

The Mazda CX-5 has been upgraded for 2020, with the focus on enhanced off-road traction and tweaks for added refinement and safety. Value for money There is one thing certain about the update for the 2020 Mazda CX-5 – it won’t cost you an arm and a leg. At entry-level, the CX-5 has risen in price by just $100. And all trim levels above the bargain-basement Maxx grade have risen in price by as little...

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2020 $150k Instant Asset Write Off Incentive

March 24, 2020

$150k Instant Asset Write Off & 50% Instant Depreciation Deduction on over $150k Assets – Fact Sheet   Below are some quick facts to help understand what is available to businesses via the Economic Stimulus Package. BOTH initiatives shown below are available to ALL businesses with an annual turnover of less than $500million.   Incentive 1: $150,000 Instant Asset Write Off 1. Vehicles with a purchase price of $150,000 or less (excluding GST) acquired from March...

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Save On Your Cars Running Costs

March 17, 2020

You want to keep the cost of running your car down so you don’t end up drive your finances into the ground. Here are some handy saving tips to help. SERVICE YOUR CAR REGULARLY Dropping off your car for a service may be frustrating, but it has long-term benefits. Regularly servicing your car allows it to run efficiently, reducing fuel consumption etc. You should service your car every six months, or every 10-15,000 kilometres (this...

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Mazda CX-5 wins ‘Best Car for Dog Owners’ award

February 20, 2020

Mazda has won one of the quirkier gongs at the Auto Trader awards, taking the ‘Best Car for Dog Owners’ title. The trophy goes to the CX-5 SUV. What makes the CX-5 a dog lover’s dream? Well, owners praised its practicality and quality, as well as features tailored to dog-owning drivers. These include the official Mazda dog guard, which is a £183 option. A boot mat and bumper protector, so your four-legged friend doesn’t inflict...

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Have you heard the rumours?

February 19, 2020

Wild Mazda RX-9 Rumor Says Car Is Coming, But Won’t Have A Rotary Mazda is in a tough spot with enthusiasts, and to be even more precise, fans of the rotary engine. These folks are rotary-obsessed and quite vocal to boot, but sales of the RX-8 were less than impressive. It was dropped in 2012, and rumours have continually surfaced since then about an RX-9 that will bring rotary glory back to the world. Jalopnik now has insight on a...

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All-New CX-30 Scores 5 Star Safety

February 19, 2020

The Mazda CX-30 small SUV has scored five ANCAP stars and achieved a near-perfect score for its protection of adult occupants. ANCAP chief executive James Goodwin says the Mazda CX-30 scored 99% in Adult Occupant Protection, the highest score recorded to date. It scored high across other key assessments areas as well. “It performed exceptionally well across the range of destructive crash tests including the full width, side-impact, oblique pole and whiplash tests. Only minor...

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20 Interesting Mazda Facts

December 19, 2019

With a rich history of success and development, it is no surprise that Mazda is such a well know and trusted automotive company within the Australian Car market. Below are 20 interesting facts you may not know about the brand: 1. Mazda Motor Corporation is a Japanese automaker with a long history. The company was founded in Hiroshima, Japan, on January 30 1920, under the name of Toyo Cork Kogyo Co., Ltd. At first, the...

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