Andre De Kock
Motorsport Editor
3 minute read
9 Jul 2020
7:11 am

Top-spec Mazda CX-3 not just a pretty face

Andre De Kock

Today, when most hatchbacks, crossover and SUVs look pretty much the same, Mazdas stand out as beautifully designed, almost sculptured, cars.

When evaluating test vehicles, this writer is expected to be impartial, not letting pre-conceived notions influence my findings. Being human, I do not always manage that. For instance, I have always loved Mazdas. Not the incredibly deep, beyond measure, massive, indescribable, past religious, utterly consuming love that illegal cigarette smugglers have for Mama Zuma. Nothing in the universe could equal that. But, I was always partial to Mazdas. Like the Capella Rotary and MX-6 race cars, the triple rotary 323 "Mazda-Rati" that Ben Morgenrood raced here, plus the 787B Rotary that Mazda took to the 1991 Le Mans 24-Hour race...