8 Things You Didn’t Know About The Mazda Car Company

Mazda has been a household name amongst car enthusiasts for many years, but they don’t tend to go out of their way to promote their history, or any interesting facts about the company. Considering this, I’ve spent the last few days researching them in the hope of writing this article and highlighting some information you might find interesting. Don’t get me wrong, I’m certainly no expert on the subject, but I’m confident you’ll enjoy reading about the 8 things I’ve listed below. At the end of the day, if you’re a true enthusiast, you should always find out as much as you can about your favourite designers and manufacturers.

1. It’s possible to get hold of an Aston Martin style MX5 from a custom automotive company in Australia. While they’re aren’t too many in existence, these models are highly sought after.

2. The Mazda Roadpacer was first released in 1975, and became popular because it was the first vehicle ever created to include an anti-hijack function.

3. The Mazda 3 MPS is the fastest car in the range at the moment, and with top speeds of 155 mph, it’s unsurprising so many people love it. Also, you can get 0-60 mph out of one of these babies in less than 6 seconds.

4. The name Maza is derived from an ancient god of Zoroastrianism known as Ahura Mazda. You can find more information on this by searching online.

5. The MX5 is Mazda’s best selling model, and has been ever since it was first released. With over 200,000 sales across the world, there are some pretty happy customers out there. You can see the full car spec at Mazda if you’re interested in learning more.

6. The first car ever designed and released under the badge of Mazda was a special edition R360 Coupe. Today, there are only a few worthing models left in the world, and one sold at auction a few months ago for close to £100,000.

7. The Mazda RX-3 touring car came first in the Japanese Grand Prix in the 1970’s. It beat Skylines, GT-Rs and many other top sports cars in the process.

8. The fastest RX-7 in the world is the Racing Beat Bonneville. This was recorded achieving speeds of over 240 mph. While this car wasn’t designed to be driven on the road, it’s still incredibly impressive. In recent times, alterations are being made to the design in the hope of making it achieve closer to 300 mph soon.

So guys, now you’ve taken the time to read through all those interesting facts, you should be a little more inclined to take Mazda more seriously. They do make some fantastic cars, and while they’re generally not the most luxurious in the world, they’re very underrated by most people. So, the next time you pass a dealership, and you’re looking to buy a new motor, make sure you stop by and take a look inside. I think you might be surprised by just how much you’ll get for your money.

Catch you next time dudes!

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