Friday Morning Auto News, Feb 22, 2019

Lexus to Light Up Milan Design Week with 12th Edition of the Celebrated Lexus Design Event


TOKYO, 21 February 2019 – Today Lexus announced its participation in the world’s pinnacle design event – Milan Design Week* – for the 12th time. For more than a decade, the Lexus Design Event has provided visitors with an amazing experience in collaboration with some of the world’s most celebrated designers who are inspired by Lexus design philosophy. …continue reading


Thursday Morning Auto News, Feb 21, 2019

Mazda announces UK price and specification for the All-New Mazda3 hatchback

Having made its debut at the 2018 Los Angeles Motor Show, Mazda has announced UK pricing and specification for the All-New Mazda3 hatchback. Available to order in the UK now, the All-New Mazda3 is the first of the Japanese firm’s next-generation vehicles and reflects the very latest in Mazda’s engineering, design and manufacturing.

Offered initially with either a 122ps 2.0-litre Skyactiv-G petrol or 116ps Skyactiv-D diesel engine, the UK model line-up sees a choice of five trim levels: SE-L, SE-L Lux, Sport Lux, GT Sport and GT Sport Tech. Mazda’s innovative Skyactiv-X Spark Controlled Compression Ignition engine and the Saloon model will join the range later in the year.

Specified with a level of standard equipment never
seen before on a Mazda hatchback, the All-New Mazda3 features high-end
technology such as a windscreen projecting colour head-up display with Traffic Sign
Recognition, Mazda Radar Cruise Control and LED headlights across the range.
Every model in the line-up also features navigation, Apple CarPlay/Android Auto
and an advanced eight speaker audio system.

From SE-L Lux onwards highlights include a reversing camera, smart
keyless entry, heated front seats, while Sport Lux sees the high-class cabin
enhanced with additional chrome detailing, a frameless rear view mirror and
rear privacy glass. GT Sport sees the introduction of black leather seats with
power adjustment, a heated steering wheel and Bose audio, while the
range-topping GT Sport Tech features a suite of additional active safety
equipment, including a 360o camera and Driver Attention Alert with interior

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Wednesday Morning Auto News, Feb 20, 2019