My wife likes that aspect of the car. If you don't love your mazdaspeed 6 I'd like to know why. Adults in their late twenties and early thirties might also be attracted to it for this same reason. Plus, there was enough space under the front seat to easily accommodate a pair of size-12 Timberlands. We loaded the car as well as we could. I hear it is pretty capable in rough weather, too.
Those deservedly go to the steering, which offers plenty of road feel under normal conditions and has a nice heft to it in aggressive corners; the brakes that are well-modulated in everyday traffic and very effective under full pressure; and handling characterized by negligible body roll and a near-perfect balance between over and understeer. Will most likely go stock just because I am not planning on large power ever being put out by this engine. Although it's not quite as efficient as a behind-the-bumper intercooler, the top-mounted intercooler with elaborate ducting in the hood was chosen to give the engine plug-and-play adaptability to future models. It is one hot little number with its speedy purpose clear in its design. I think I should be completely fine with the stock internals because this car will not be a power monster. Sorry to rain on your parade, but the front of the trailer was overloaded. Have never once regretted my investment and hope to go a long time further.
Both fuel mixture loading efficiency and torque are increased by injecting fuel directly into the combustion chamber. Even the subtle rear spoiler is attractive, while serving as just enough splash to detract attention from the ugly taillights. Not just in the absolute power output but in the way the engine feels at low rpm when you're lugging it a little. Add to all that a fun and easy six-speed manual transmission and nicely bolstered seats, and, really — there ought to be a law requiring the purchase of this car across America. It loves to cruise at 90 and make you feel like you are at 60. I love the way this car looks. These suspension upgrades allow for sharper turn in and flatter cornering while preserving a decent ride quality.
Other than that, this performance variant of the successful Mazda 6 offers a competitive level of comfort, with nicely finished plastics and seats that look like they are made of durable materials. . Primary Use: Commuting to work Sporty And Comfortable 5 Speed With Just Ok Fuel Economy. Ive shown many bigger, more expensive cars my taillights many times. The Mazda 6's multilink suspension remains unchanged except for stiffer springs and shock-damping rates, slightly larger anti-roll bars, and less-elastic bushings.
A mechanical torque-sensing limited-slip rear differential divvies out torque between the rear wheels. Do this a few times and you soon get frustrated, and wish you were driving a Corolla. A new wide-ratio Aisin six-speed manual gearbox with a light-effort, short-throw shifter replaces the stock five-speed gearbox and notchy shifter in the standard Mazda6. I've been happy with it since I bought it, I'm constantly volunteering to go to the store or pick up the kids just because I love driving it. We decided to grab some food, so we stopped in town after driving maybe 10 miles. The width of aftermarket rods where wrist pin is are wider than the oe pistons allow.
Otherwise, this is a handsome car, with attractive wheels and tastefully decorated with a lip spoiler and subtle aero effects. Enough pieces and parts; let's drive. Got everything apart and found a bit more damage than I anticipated. Need to consider my options. Great in snow and ice with winter package.
I do not see myself selling my car anytime in the future. All this information can be found on the mazdaspeedforums. Great for short commutes or long distance road trips without getting cramped up. My current car is a 03 mazda 6 v6, and the car has been pretty awesome, but at 200k miles its time for me to move on to something newer. Even the area around the sunroof, where headliners are typically flimsy, is solidly-secured and neatly finished. The only problem I have with mine is that my car likes to jump out of second gear.
Overall, I'd have to say this is about as much bang for your buck as you can get at the moment. The headliner needs to be swapped out for a woven mesh cloth material. The Mazda will probably have you by a length or two to 60 from dig , and the lead may grow to 2-3 cars at 80-90. Looks great other than the rust. The power is either on or off, making it hard to drive the MazdaSpeed 6 smoothly without lots of clutch and careful throttle application. For The Price, This Is It. Never needed any major repairs, and since it is a Mazda, it has low maintenance costs.
Did not find it till the fuel pump failed. Stiffer springs and shocks, bigger anti-roll bars, and meatier four-wheel anti-lock discs round out the enhanced underpinnings. Rev the motor to three grand, dump the clutch, and this thing rockets forward like a turbo Subaru. Somebody, please, smack me upside the head. I saw that a guy posted a Wiseco spec sheet in the thread that I mentioned and said that the his builder used those numbers. Leaving a stop is by far the most difficult task. Heated seats are standard on the Grand Touring model along with keyless entry and start.