Mazda 5 Driving Dynamics with the Most Complete Line up of Performance Parts, Replacement Parts

Written by Jenny Mc Lane

The MAZDA5 is powered by an all-aluminum 2.3-liter, four-cylinder MZR series engine shared withrepparttar popular MAZDA3 subcompact, producing 157-horsepower and 148 lb-ft of torque. Sequential Valve Timing (S-VT) provides brisk throttle response and plenty of torque both under acceleration and at cruising speeds. Transmission options are a five-speed manual or four-speed Sport AT automatic with manual shift mode. The MAZDA5 will be available in either Sport or Touring trim levels. The Sport trim level includes an AM/FM/CD stereo, power windows and locks as well as cruise control. Touring trim includes all ofrepparttar 138711 amenities ofrepparttar 138712 Sport level and adds climate control, front fog lamps, attractive rear spoiler, sleek side skirts, an in-dash six-disc AM/FM/CD changer and a power moon roof. Striking 17-inch alloy rims and a comprehensive airbag safety system are standard on both models. To suppress body roll, Mazda 5 has MacPherson struts inrepparttar 138713 front and a multi-link suspension inrepparttar 138714 rear. The high-performance suspension combination limitsrepparttar 138715 natural body-lean effects ofrepparttar 138716 relatively tall height when cornering, yielding predictable, neutral handling.

Four-wheel anti-lock disc brakes with Electronic Brake force Distribution (EBD) combine with Mazda's own Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) system ensures stability and control under braking, regardless of load or weight distribution. EBD with ABS minimize stopping distances. Mechanical brake assistance boosts braking force to ensure a shorter stopping distance in emergencies. Mazda has Advanced Impact-energy Distribution and Absorption System. Other safety features designed to protect vehicle occupants include an airbag-supported supplemental restraint system, front and side airbags forrepparttar 138717 driver and front passenger, and airbag curtains large enough to protect all three rows of seats.

Mazda Speed 6-- The Ultimate in Midsize Sedans Now Has Ultimate Body Parts at Partstrain

Written by Jenny Mc Lane

The Mazdaspeed6 offersrepparttar optimal balance between performance and sophistication," said Weldon Munsey, vehicle line manager for Mazda North American Operations (MNAO). "The turbocharged engine, with its broad power band, excellent fuel economy and eco-friendly emissions levels, is unmatched in its class, whilerepparttar 138710 sport-minded, luxurious cabin helps deliver a car driver will find hard to exit."

Mazda's own innovative technologies, includingrepparttar 138711 newly developed direct-injection turbocharged 2.3-liter engine with maximum output of an estimated 274 hp and all-new active torque split all-wheel-drive system, makerepparttar 138712 MazdaSpeed 6repparttar 138713 company's highest performance sedan and pushrepparttar 138714 Mazda brand DNA element of spirited dynamic performance to its ultimate level. With a 274-horsepower, 280 lb-ft of torque, all-wheel drive,repparttar 138715 2005 Mazda Speed 6 has power fromrepparttar 138716 direct-injection turbocharged 2.3-liter engine channeled to an all-new Active Torque Split All-Wheel Drive system for traction and handling in all conditions. Exterior highlights include an aerodynamic front bumper and lower grille section, a five-point upper grille section that also serves asrepparttar 138717 air intake forrepparttar 138718 engine's intercooler,repparttar 138719 flared side skirts. It also includesrepparttar 138720 custom 18-inch aluminum wheels fitted with 215/45R18 tires,repparttar 138721 aerodynamic rear bumper with built-in diffuser forrepparttar 138722 integrated exhaust tailpipe and a highly effective yet compact rear lip spoiler. The interior is spacious with high-quality interior materials for a lush finish, custom six-speed shift knob and semi-bucket sport-type front seats for excellent side support. It packs a turbocharged 2.0-liter 4-cyl engine with direct fuel injection and some 274 hp. A 6-speed manual transmission is mandatory. Also standard are a limited-slip differential, up rated suspension, 18-inch wheels, antilock brakes and antiskid/traction control. To match its performance persona,repparttar 138723 MazdaSpeed gets its own front and rear fascias, plus special sport bucket seats and metal-look interior trim. Automatic climate control and 200-watt Bose CD stereo are also included inrepparttar 138724 package. A new six-speed manual directsrepparttar 138725 engine's efforts to both axles via standard all-wheel drive with three torque-apportioning strategies: normal, sport, and snow. Standard equipment includesrepparttar 138726 270-horse turbo engine,repparttar 138727 manual transmission, and Mazda's new Active Torque-Split AWD system, which can send up to 50 percent ofrepparttar 138728 engine's power torepparttar 138729 rear wheels.

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