Mazda MX- 3

The Mazda MX-3 had a top speed of approximately 136 mph and could accelerate from 0-60 mph in 8.5 seconds. Additionally, it could travel a quarter mile in 16.7 seconds. Not to mention, its handling capabilities were one of the best in its class. The Mazda MX-3 was a four-seat hatchback produced from September 1991 to 1998 and it was based on the EC platform. The MX-3 came with two engine options, the first being a 1.6 L I4 and the second being a 1.8 L V6. The straight-4 was available in two versions, one unit that powered 1992 and 1993 models, or another unit that was found in 1994 and later models. The more powerful DOHC 24-valve V6 K8-DE produced 101kW and was available with an optional automatic. There have been many cases of GS owners upgrading the engine to a 2.5 L V6. Upgrading to this engine size added the unofficial GSR trim to the MX-3. The 4-cyl RS could be modified to fit the BP, the B6T or the BP-T engine. Either of these engine modifications gave the added performance comparable to many modern sport cars, a popular enhancement among MX-3 enthusiasts. Around the world, the MX-3 might have taken on another name. For example, the MX-3 was marketed as the Mazda MX-3 Precidia in Canada, and the Eunos 30X in Australia. In Japan, the model was known my three model names: the Eunos Presso, the Autozam AZ-3 and the Mazda AZ-3. Furthering its list of accomplishments, The MX-3 is notable for having one of the lowest displacement V6 engines ever fitted to a production vehicle, with a 1.8 L V6. This was certainly a successful model for Mazda given its performance record and consumer likeability. Additionally, this is a decent car to have aftermarket as a vehicle to test your mechanical prowess on.