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My Story…

What happens when you use a slightly less common base car for your fast-road hot hatch project? We head to Northern Ireland to find out with Noel McQuaid and his striking Mazda3 MPS…

4 mins read
Banzai
April 2017

Red Goes​​​​​​​ Faster

Shane Bugeja’s Datsun 1200 started life on the other wide of the world. Now this Aussie monster runs low 7s and looks better than ever, too! 

5 mins read
Banzai
April 2017

Paul Cowland Mazda MX-5

So far: Wheels, tyres, brakes, exhaust, shiny bits, bushes, ICE This month: Time for some bodywork Next month: More bodywork! Thanks: www.mx5parts.co.uk

2 mins read
Banzai
April 2017

Mazda RX-8 ['03-'12] 

It’s the last rotary-powered production car ever sold (for now, at least). But was the RX-8 a good send-off for the era Mazda dared to be different?

3 mins read
Banzai
April 2017

Magic Numbers

The Z32 Nissan 300ZX is often regarded as more cruiser than bruiser, but Antti Mustonen’s rocketship does much to change all that. Don’t go thinking it’s all about the numbers, though…

7 mins read
Banzai
March 2017

Tokyo Auto Salon

The weight of expectation is always heavy at the Tokyo Auto Salon. What new trends will emerge this year? What amazing or eyes earingly bad products will greet you once you start walking around? However, the problem with expectation is the possibility of disappointment, and there's no doubt new trends or mind-blowing products were perhaps thin on the ground in 2017 compared with previous years. 

1 min read
Banzai
March 2017

MKIV Toyota Supra Twin Turbo ['93-'02]

It spearheaded the Nineties sports car movement which put Japan firmly on the automotive map. But can the twin-turbocharged Supra still cut it in 2017…?

3 mins read
Banzai
March 2017