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No MPS variant for new Mazda3

By Faiming_low on 02 Dec 2018 in New model, Other News

Attached Image Bad news for hot hatch enthusiasts: There will be Mazda will not be building a go-faster MPS variant for its recently unveiled Mazda3.

According to Drive, the Australian magazine spoke to Mazda global boss Akira Marumoto during and interview and they revealed that the company has no interest in making such a car.

“Mazda is a small player and if [you are asking whether] that segment has a high particular priority for Mazda my answer would be no. Therefore we not planning for MPS in the future.”

Marumoto added on that the brand wants to establish itself as a premium alternative to what the Europeans offer, instead of battling out with the never-ending world of hot and ultra-hot hatches.

To do so, the automaker will focus on improving the quality, comfort, and refinement of its models.


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Koster Dec 02 2018 03:11 PM
Does that mean there won't be any RX8 replacement?
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