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Old 21st October 2007, 03:04   #1
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Post New Mazda 6

Mazda has been one of Ford's success stories. And they havent had many in recent times. The Mazda 6 in its new avatar is sporty and modern like many recent Mazdas. Will Ford ever test waters with a Mazda model on our soil? Their cars are sporty, efficient and can be sold/serviced through Ford India's network.

The new 6 seems to be inspired in part by the Lexus IS range. The interiors are youthful and a little less funky than the Mazda 3, while the rear profile and the headlamps are quintessential Mazda. A Honda Legend-like grille gives it a solid presense.







Reference: Mazda 6 - Road Test First Drive - Autocar.co.uk
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Old 23rd October 2007, 01:10   #2
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Looks more round and sleek, as compared to the previous design. The console has a lot of stuff from the mazda 3, and the door handles & a few things borrowed from the Miata MX-5.. The front has some lines taken from the Acura RL.
Nice!!
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looking good. hope they made the insulation better as the previous gen mazda6 was quite noisy at freeway speeds.
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The new Mazda6 simply rocks. Too bad this one is for Europe only.
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Hmmmm...... I'm loving it!
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Old 23rd October 2007, 11:55   #6
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the mazda 6 looks inspired from a number of cars, but i have to say it looks very nice. sleek design and a neat interior does work for it.
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Looks very similar to Lexus IS.

http://www.thetorquereport.com/lexusis250is350front.jpg
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I really like the 2008 6s from a design perspective - esp. the interiors. Its only been a few months since I sold my 2004 6i and I miss it already. I have driven few fwd cars that handled like the way it did.....sigh. If they bring the Mazda range to India - it would be a hell of an alternative to the sedate sedans we have here. A nicely priced 6i would be around 13L or so and would turn up the heat on the Laura / Accord / Camry etc.

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DO we have mazda available in india... when i googled itm some of the site was telling its ex-showroom price in mumbai, but not much details about the showroom location or anything else..
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Boy! I've always liked the Mazda 6.This one looks awesome.An almost perfect looking 3-box car.Will look smashing in red!Though this is the larger US spec model.


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DO we have mazda available in india... when i googled itm some of the site was telling its ex-showroom price in mumbai, but not much details about the showroom location or anything else..
No.Mazda has not officially opened shop in India.But they really should now!
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Not bad at all. It is looking great in white as well.
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I drive a Mazda3 and the new Mazda looks a bit similar to mine!
There are more features in this one including a wide display with Satellite navigation built in the top end model. Among other features it has DSC(Dynamic Stability Control), cruise control, ABS, 6 Airbags, Traction control and more! Its loaded with features.
I would love it if Ford thinks of getting this one in India. The Mazda 3 also can beat the competetion hollow!
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wow...this one's sweet. Any clue if Mazda is coming to India anytime soon? If not Mazda, Ford could build something off this frame and sell it in the D segment here.
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I wish ford would launch the mazda brand in india.
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Regularly seen here & Driven by teens here in KSA
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