Monthly Archives: October 2005

Pea Car : Speculation Mounting

Hmm…since I started this Pea car post sometime ago, it would seem people are starting to speculate of a real version being built to drive on the roads. The official line from Birdseye is that they have no plans to … Continue reading

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Mazda 5: Scotlands Best MPV

Mazda Press ReleaseOctober 26thSource Mazda The Scottish Car of the Year Awards 2005 has named Mazda 5 ‘Best MPV’ beating rivals Vauxhall Zafira and Honda FR-V. The ‘Best MPV’ title is the second award for Mazda 5 following its MPV … Continue reading

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G-Wiz : Electric Car

Source Goingreen Well it does 600 mpg, runs on batteries, is exempt from road tax and will exclude you from the London Congestion charge. It will probably lose you a lot of friends at the same time but hey, who … Continue reading

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Pea Car: The Facts

Pea Car Press Release October 21st Source Birdseye Our friends at Birdseye kindly sent us a few interesting facts about the Pea Car which stars in their latest TV Ad. Did you know that the cars headlights are from a … Continue reading

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Panda Reaches Half Million Mark

The Fiat Panda, Italy’s second best selling car behind the Punto, has now passed the half million production mark. Although built in Poland and a huge success across Europe, the Panda has also seen sales growth in Asian markets like … Continue reading

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MZR 2.3 DISI Turbo

Mazda Press Release17th OctoberSource Mazda More information on the MZR DISI Turbo Engine reveals that it’s a high-power, eco‑friendly engine mounted in the Mazda 6 MPS – available in the UK from early 2006 – and will also power other … Continue reading

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Tokyo Motor Show: Mazda MX-Crossport/Mazda 5 Hydrogen

Mazda Press Release15th OctoberSource Mazda UK The all new Mazda MX-Crossport, which made its debut at this years Frankfurt Motor Show, will also make its Japanese debut at the forthcoming Tokyo Motor Show. This new breed of vehicle that combines … Continue reading

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Mazda Senku

Mazda Press Release15th OctoberSource Mazda UK Global premiere of the Mazda Senku 4-seater concept at Tokyo Motor Show. Mazda Motor Corporation showcases the global premiere of Mazda SENKU, a four-seater concept car that reflects a new direction for sports cars, … Continue reading

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Pea Car Apology

I posted some information on this site referring to the makers of the Pea Car and have since received the correct information and amended that page accordingly. Sorry to our readers and Asylum Models for publishing the wrong details. The … Continue reading

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New Mazda MX5: A Successful Diet Programme – Part 1

Mazda Press Release: Page 1 14 October 2005Source Mazda UK Larger, stiffer and better equipped – but only 10 kg heavier Painstaking “gram strategy” applied to all components of the cult roadster Extensive use of high-strength steels, aluminium and composite … Continue reading

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