Mazda 2 : Tests of the Rally Championship of France
Mazda 2 : Overview
promote our new Mazda 2, the French subsidiary had an idea: true rally. Thus, the Japanese city plays ushers in the tests of the rally championship of France.
If Mazda recalls the circuit, the manufacturer is present at the event. In 1985, Archim Warmbold created the Mazda Rally Team Europe. His RX7 Group B did not score the spirits. By contrast, its 323 4WD has won three races of the world championship. It is with her that Tommi Mäkinen made her debut. She also appeared in Bioman 2. Unfortunately, at the end of 1991, Mazda has cut the food for Warmbold. In Australia, the local importer has long been present in the rally with 323, Mazda 2, Mazda 3 and RX8.
This time it is not about lap times, but more promotion and only for France. The Mazda2 is sufficient to open the way. “0” to check that the road is clear. While the “00” reminds the safety conditions to the public. This part of “Operation Safety Info FFSA Rallye”.
The debut took place last weekend at Le Touquet Rally, the race of the championship of France opening.
Mazda 2 : in Thailand
The strong current Mazda continues with the announcement of the imminent arrival of the body 4-door Mazda 2. It will be presented in its first market, Thailand.
E ‘in Thailand International Motor Expo in Bangkok that Mazda will present next week the Mazda 2 sedan in its 4-port configuration. As the 5-door version, the new body will be produced in Thailand, where its commercial launch will take place early next year.
Thailand is just the world market for Mazda 2 Sedan, but this new generation present new challenges for producers. The former was sold almost exclusively in Asia, but the new world will be as it should go to the conquest of America (North and South), through its production in Mexico. You must also make its appearance on the market Middle East or South Africa. It is however not expected in Europe, and will disappear from the Chinese market.
A small 4-door sedan is always a difficult exercise, a stylistic point of view, the previous Mazda2 was an example elsewhere. With this new generation, Mazda has managed to find a good balance between the boot volume and integration, while managing to maximize the sharing of parts with the sedan version, since everything is common to the rear doors. Looks like a mini Mazda 3.
The interior is the same, and also motors or markets 1.5L gasoline or a diesel engine of the same capacity.