Mazda: Soul of Motion
A Mazda is definitely not your average car. After all the innovations and developments that the car company has undergone, it surely aims to please the auto owners by providing excellent machinery and performance. Founded in the 1920s, the concept of Mazda came from the great mind of Jujiro Matsuda in Hiroshima Japan and since then, the company continues to manufacture outstanding automobiles until today. Mazda is certainly the epitome of what every Japanese carmakers wish to sell to customers.
In the 1930s, Mazda first introduced the three-wheel truck. This is probably one of the highlights of the company: selling an automobile that was unique and unexpected. With just a motorcycle in front, and truck bed with two wheels tailing behind, it has become the inspiration of other companies to make and innovate similar cars. It then later inspired the four-wheel trucks of Mazda. To become more family oriented the Mazda Carol 600, the first 4-door passenger automobile, was introduced.
Mazda's Name Remembered
The first front-wheel drive was first sold in the United States and the Mazda GLC was then named the
Zoom, Zoom, Zoom into the Future
1980-1981 Japanese Car of the Year. The 626 was introduced and gained numerous international awards including the
Car of the Year from Wheels Magazine and
1983 Import Car of the Year from Motor Trend. The company released its first convertible, the RX-7, in the United States. In 1987, it began to produce at a new US factory. In 1992, Mazda Global Environment Charter was adopted as it developed the world's first repeatedly recyclable plastic composite. In 1997, the Automobile Magazine awarded the Mazda MX-5 Miata
All Stars for the seventh time.
During the 2000s, Mazda has taken its cars to the next level by manufacturing its first SUV. The MAZDA6 even received domestic and international awards back in 2002. Up until now, Mazda still continues to manufacture other model series, which have become renowned and loved by every car owner.
2013 Mazda CX-5: Testing the Speedster
Kodo-this is the theme of the latest Mazda CX-5. The newest speedster has finally come to town, bearing the Japanese theme,
Soul of Motion. The CX-5 is the pioneering Mazda automobile to acquire the company's full Skyactiv treatment. There have been arguments and issues concerning the lack of hybrid technology that the car company has, but with the Skyactiv treatment, it's sure to make the new 2013 Mazda CX-5 zoom, zoom, zoom on the road.
The style of the automobile itself makes it a stand out. The new CX-5 is built with a smiling grille front, which makes the whole exterior look really unique. With a combination of rear overhands and relatively short front, it is said to look like an animal on its haunches and ready to zoom on the highway. The car may look really compact, but once you step inside, you'd realize how spacious and comfortable the interior is. What makes it easy to handle is that it is equipped with touch screen navigation systems that's really easy to use. It's also made to be really convenient with its audio controls and Bluetooth connectivity; this way, you'd be able to multitask while driving. Heavy traffic won't be a problem anymore because of the seats that are really comfortable to sit in, which enable you to sit back and relax. The dashboard and door panels are crafted from soft-touch materials, which give it a really luxurious feel.
Mazda CX-5 is equipped with the Skyactiv-G engine. It's quite good for the 155 horsepower and 150 pound-feet of torque. Though it may not be very astounding, the 14:1 compression makes it impressing, which means Mazda doesn't rely on downsizing or turbocharging to get the best performance. The fuel economy is also a great feature for the Skyactiv powertrain. It is expected to provide 33 miles per gallon on the road and 26mpg in the city.
The new 2013 Mazda CX-5 is an affordable ride, but with really high-performance components that every car owner must have. With its new design, you certainly won't regret owning this car. Driving is effortless with the CX-5 and you get to speed up the road on this
Soul of Motion.