Mazda az

After the cessation of sales of the Carol and Spiano models in the spring of 2004 (OEM versions of Suzuki Alto and Lapin) in the Mazda range for Japan, only two models of the Q segment are left - AZ Wagon and Laputa.

1992 Mazda Autozam AZ-1 - Jay Leno's Garage

Model AZ Wagon assembled at the Suzuki plant in Kosai since 1999. In the autumn of 2004, the cars underwent modernization, which was limited to cosmetic restyling of the front part (new bumper, grille and increased vertical headlights) and some changes in the interior. In addition, in 2004, the Japanese presented a sports version of the Mazda AZ-Wagon FT-Special with 15-inch rims, an aerodynamic package and leather trim. The FT-Special was developed based on the FT-AZ-Wagon model equipped with a turbo diesel engine. Sporty car give a two-tone (black and silver) upholstery, leather steering wheel trim and improved audio system. The AZ-Wagon FT-Special is available in four colors: Pearl White, Silky Silver Metallic, Bluish-Black Pearl and Bright Red.

On the AZ Wagon, engines of 658 cc R3 12V are installed in aspirated version with VVT system (54 hp) or with turbocharging (60 hp or 64 hp). On the inflatable version set only 4-speed automatic gearbox.

In 2005, Mazda conducted a partial modification of the AZ-Wagon. The car received a new bumper and a new 14-inch cast aluminum wheel rims, as well as halogen headlights. The interior has changed the look of leather seats and steering.

Driving an Autozam AZ 1 for the First Time

This allowed to raise the car to a new level.

Mazda AZ-Offroad, compact all-terrain vehicle. The first model show was held in October 1998. In 2002, Mazda announced a restyled version of AZ-Offroad. This car - a kind of mixture of micro car with an SUV. From the latter, he got a full 4WD drive.

Major changes in the design of the exterior touched the front: grille, hood, as well as new aluminum wheels, with a design designed specifically for this model. Also, minor innovations received and the interior of the cabin. New seats and a variety of additional electronic equipment.

In the fall of 2004, Mazda unveiled a fully updated version of the AZ-Offroad compact SUV, which is the twin brother of Suzuki Jimny. From the design changes, you can notice the new shape of the grille, the modified dimensions of the manufacturer's logo and aluminum wheels. Also changed the form of the instrument panel, the design and location of the buttons.

Overall, the interior has improved. Changed the shape of the front seats. Switching between 4WD and 2WD systems is done with a button on the front panel in the cabin.

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