Get ready Mazda enthusiasts! It looks as if Mazda is making plans for the upcoming Mazdaspeed3 to deliver more than 300 horsepower from a 2.5-liter turbocharged Skyactiv engine, which should also power the redesigned Mazda CX-9 crossover. The rumor also expands that the new Mazdaspeed3 will get all-wheel-drive. We will have to wait and see if this one pans out.
This rumor comes about from unnamed sources spilling the beans to Automotive News while they have the full Mazda lineup updates posted here.
We look for the new Mazdaspeed3 to make its introduction mid 2016 wearing a sporty variation a new 2017 Mazda3 facelift incorporating the companies new design language. Can’t wait for this one!