September 11, 2006
The Mazda3 MPS is available from 34.595 euro. The MPS version is the top model of the new Mazda3 series, which since last week in the showrooms. The model year hot hatch features a 2.3 litre turbo petrol engines with 260 hp.
The Mazda3 MPS is entirely in the spirit of sportsmanship. Both by adjustment of the appearance, as the tuning of the engine and the chassis. A stiffer body and a custom chassis should make for an improved handling. Compared to the standard version of the new Mazda3 will tilt the MPS sixty percent less. The engine has direct petrol injection, which makes for extra power. The engine delivers 260 hp at 5.500 rpm and a maximum torque of 380 Nm at 3.000 rpm. This accelerates the Mazda3 MPS in 6,1 seconds from zero to hundred and the car has a top speed of 250 km/h.
In total, there are already more than a million copies of the Mazda3 sold since the introduction of the first model in June 2003. Never before sold Mazda as much as cars from a range in such a short time, three years and two months.