08 Jan: Mazda MX5 GT

… Mazda MX5 GT Sport Nav+ … I know it’s not British, and it’s certainly not made from fibreglass, but the Mazda MX5 is surely the spiritual successor to the original Lotus Elan. Small, perfectly formed, and not overburdened with excessive amounts of power, this is a car with handling […] Read more »

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17 Oct: Mazda6 Tourer

… Mazda6 Tourer … The Mazda6 sits just under the radar of many of those everyday folk who are looking for premium saloons, but that’s their loss. Instead of sticking to instantly recognisable badges and grilles, prospective buyers should perhaps spend a bit more time looking around before spending money […] Read more »

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10 Nov: Mazda MX-5 RF 1.5

… Mazda MX-5 RF 1.5 Sport Nav … There was an additional spectator attraction at the Keith Knox Cheviot Stages Rally. Two big, fat blokes clambering out of a Mazda MX-5. Big Jim had cadged a lift before finding out what I was driving, and I didn’t actually say. Even […] Read more »

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25 Feb: Mazda 3

… Mazda 3 … I like the Mazda 3. Not just because it’s a good car, but also because it’s different. It has an air of exclusivity about it as it’s not quite such a common sight on our roads as a Ford or a Vauxhall, or even an Audi […] Read more »

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25 Jan: Mazda MX-5

… Mazda MX-5 … I’ve always liked the Mazda MX5. Admittedly the early models were a tight fit for anyone of larger than average size, but once on the move the sheer driveability and chuckability over rides any critical objections. At one time it was referred to as the Japanese […] Read more »

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15 Oct: Mazda 6 Tourer SE-L

Mazda 6 Tourer SE-L … I used to think the Mazda 6 was a good car. In fact I used to think the Mazda 6 was a very good car. I’ve changed my mind. It’s an excellent car. This was the weapon of choice for attending the Tunnocks Mull Rally […] Read more »

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14 Dec: Mazda MX5

I used to think the Mazda MX5 was an excellent car, and that was despite a few shortcomings. In fact, the first time I ever sat in one I didn’t fit. It was like squeezing a Co-op pork sausage into a chipolata sandwich. Early models did not have an adjustable […] Read more »

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