2009 Mazda Mazda3 review and pictures

Posted on Friday, 10 October 2008 , 07:10:25 byVeronica

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Mazda Mazda3

According to the Japanese manufacturer Mazda, a new model will be revealed during the Los Angeles Auto Show on November 19th 2008. The model is question is actually the all-new Mazda3, fully redesigned for the first time in 5 years. We will have the opportunity to see it for the first time during a press conference. The model developed for the North American market wants to underline a more refined sporty ride, top class fuel economy and quietness. The environmental and safety features aim to achieve a balance with fun-to-drive. This version of the Mazda is the best-selling sports compact that carries forward the heritage of Mazda and the pedigree of the current Mazda3 found on the market. The standard model was launched in 2003 and it had sold more than 1.8 million units in over 100 countries. The model also managed to win more than 90 global motoring awards. The 5-door hatchback will be available with a 2.0-liter and a 2.5-liter engine at the moment of the launch at the Los Angeles Auto Show.

Mazda Motor Corporation has confirmed that the sedan version of the all-new Mazda3 (known as Mazda Axela in Japan), fully redesigned for the first time in 5 years, will be revealed at the Los Angeles Auto Show on November 19, 2008.

The covers will be pulled off during Mazda‪s press conference from 12:20 to 12:45 (local time) revealing the all-new Mazda3, the latest evolution of Mazda‪s Zoom-Zoom spirit.

All-new Mazda3 sedan (North American specification)

Every element of the all-new Mazda3 has been developed for heightened exhilaration, with a more refined sporty ride, top class fuel economy and quietness. Environmental and safety features, based on Mazda‚Ä™s long-term ‚ÄúSustainable Zoom-Zoom‚ÄĚ vision, aim to achieve a balance with fun-to-drive. Add in a new expressive face and Mazda‚Ä™s dynamic design elements, and the all-new Mazda3 is everything a driver could ask for in a sports compact.

The brand new version of Mazda‪s best-selling sports compact carries forward the heritage of Mazda and the pedigree of the current Mazda3. Since its launch in 2003, the current Mazda3 has sold approx. 1.8 million vehicles*2 in over 100 countries and has won more than 90 global motoring awards*3 to date. The Mazda3 accounts for almost one in three Mazdas sold every year.

Following the world debut of the North American specification sedan with 2.0- and 2.5-liter engines at the show, the five-door hatchback version will be revealed in line with Mazda‪s global sales schedule.