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Welcome to this months edition of our Norton Way Mazda Newsletter.

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  • CONTACT THE DEALERSHIP

    MARF1 SEASON STARTS!

    17 Springtimesoon! 20TH

    24 X NOMINATIONSMazda scoops four nominations in 2016 World Car Awards

    4RX-VISION WINS At the 31st Festival Automobile International.

    6 NEW SHOWROOM TOUR With our very own Maria Avery

    10BUSY MONTH FOR NORTON WAY GROUPAM Awards 2016Sales & Aftersales Conference 2016Star of the Year 2015

    8 MAZDA 3 Great car, great offers available

    AWARD WINNING BEAUTYThe Mazda RX-Vision concept. Winner of the Most Beautiful Concept Car of the Year at the 31st Festival Automobile International.

    norton way mazdaCONTACT DEALERISSUEMONTH SOCIAL

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  • 4 X NOMINATIONS IN WCOTY AWARDS 2016 Mazda has excelled at the 2016 World Car Awards, after being nominated for four different awards, which is more than any other manufacturer.

    The all-new MX-5 and CX-3 have been named as finalists for the overall World Car of the Year title, plus the MX-5 and CX-3 are listed as finalists for the World Car Design of the Year Awards 2016.

    Launched last summer, the all-new Mazda CX-3s style, quality and generous equipment tally help it stand out from other small crossovers in the market place. Available with 120ps and 150ps SKYACTIV-G petrol, plus 105ps SKYACTIV-D diesel engines, all versions of the sophisticated all-new Mazda CX-3 feature MZD-Connect with 7-inch colour touchscreen and Multimedia commander, while Sport Nav models are fitted with Mazdas Active Driving Display system a segment first head-up display system.

    Having made its UK public debut at the 2015 Goodwood Festival of Speed, the fourth generation of Mazdas iconic MX-5 has already claimed a host of influential awards including being named 2016 Japan Car of the Year, 2016 What Car? Best Convertible and 2015 Auto Express Roadster of the Year.

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    Above: Mazda CX-3 feature MZD-Connect with 7-inch colour touchscreen.

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  • 4 X NOMINATIONS IN WCOTY AWARDS 2016

    With a choice of 131ps 1.5-litre or 160ps 2.0-litre SKYACTIV-G petrol engines, the nine model all-new Mazda MX-5 core range, has been enhanced with the launch of the limited edition all-new Mazda MX-5 Sport Recaro.

    The lightest MX-5 since the iconic original, the all-new Mazda MX-5 is shorter, lower and wider than the outgoing car, with the smallest overhangs and lowest centre of gravity yet. These dynamic proportions combined with Mazdas KODO: Soul of Motion design philosophy ensure the latest version of the all-new Mazda MX-5s styling reflects its focus on driving pleasure in a uniquely contemporary and dynamic way.

    The annual World Car Awards are judged by a panel of 73 leading automotive journalists and the winners will be announced at the New York International Motor Show on March 24th. Norton Way Mazda would like to wish Mazda the best of luck.

    CLICK HERE TO READ THIS STORY ONLINE

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    Above: Fourth generation MX-5 making its performance at Goodwood Festival 2015.

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  • The Mazda RX-Vision concept. Winner of the Most Beautiful Concept Car of the Year at the 31st Festival Automobile International.

    THE AWARD FOR MOST BEAUTIFUL CONCEPT CAR OF THE YEARGOES TO...

    The success of the Mazda RX-Vision concept has continued into 2016, after winning Most Beautiful Concept Car of the Year at the 31st Festival Automobile International. First revealed at last years Tokyo Motor Show, Mazdas striking rotary-powered sports car concept wowed crowds at its global debut with its exquisitely proportioned dimensions and stunning lines.

    The vehicle represents Mazdas vision for the RX line, that hasnt been in the manufacturers line-up since 2012. The concept shows Mazdas determination to continue the RX name by delivering a vehicle with convention- defying technology that exemplifies Mazdas challenger spirit. The vehicle is a striking rendition of its KODO: Soul of Motion design philosophy with flowing proportions, whilst paying tribute to Mazdas heritage and vehicle characteristics.

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  • Share your most memorable moments with your Mazda on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and use the Hashtag #MazdaMoments.

    THE AWARD FOR MOST BEAUTIFUL CONCEPT CAR OF THE YEARGOES TO...

    #MAZDAMOMENTSThe RX- Vision beat off competition from the Bentley Exp10 Speed 6, Peugeot Fractal and Porsche Mission E at this years festival. Mazdas international design chief, Ikuo Maeda accepted the award Tuesday evening together with Kevin Rice, Mazdas European design director, Julien Montousse, his counterpart at Mazda North America, and Mazda designer Norihito Iwao.

    The award was won due to the RX-Vision being the vehicle that embodied pure design creativity and emerging trends. It was one of the four grand prizes at the annual event, and the winners were chosen by a jury of experts and enthusiasts from the world of motorsports, architecture, fashion and design.

    As ever we are very proud of our brand and the numerous awards that it continually wins.

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  • CLICK TO WATCH A TOUR OF OUR NEW NORTON WAY MAZDA SHOWROOM WITH MARIA AVERY

    OUR VERY OWN MARIA AVERY GIVES YOU A TOUR OF OUR NEW SHOWROOM!

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  • CLICK HERE FOR SOME FANTASTIC OFFERS ON THE MAZDA 3 FROM NORTON WAY

    MAZDA 3driving fun that defies convention

    to satisfy the modern motorist. Awarded a Red Dot Award in 2014 for its attractive looks, the car cruises close to the road and holds an aggressive, confident expression.

    A FINELY CRAFTED FINISHThe stunning exterior design is backed up by an equally pleasing interior, which has been crafted for space and luxury. The comfortable sports seats also feature elegant upholstery, and every other surface is shaped from soft-touch materials, with satin chrome completing the appeal. Leather seats* add further sophistication, and the complete cabin arrangement unifies driver and vehicle for more rewarding motoring, while also placing you in stylish surroundings.*Available as standard on 165PS Sport Nav models, and optional on 120PS Sport Nav and 150PS Sport Nav Diesel models.

    W ith Mazdas award-winning KODO: Soul of Motion design language inspiring the redesign of the Mazda3 Hatchback, expectations are high for the model.

    A few moments at the wheel will exceed these however, as the driving experience is sporty yet refined, and swathes of cutting-edge technology are within easy reach of the drivers seat. SKYACTIV Technology, internet connectivity, and outstanding fuel economy on top of this make sure the Mazda3 Hatchback will leave a lasting impression.

    Overall, the Mazda3 Hatchback defies convention, and is therefore one of the most desirable models in the vehicle segment, particularly for its unique driver/car relationship.A STUNNING, AWARD-WINNING DESIGNHints at what the Mazda3 Hatchback can achieve are given across the exterior, and inside, ergonomics and functionality make sure it delivers in all areas

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  • SOPHISTICATED IN-CAR CONNECTIVITYComplete connectivity is offered for the first time by Mazda through the Mazda3 Hatchback. By linking a compatible smartphone with the car, you can access online services including Facebook and Twitter, and stay entertained by thousands of radio station choices with the cloud-based AhaTM app.

    UNCONVENTIONAL SKYACTIV TECHNOLOGYAll of Mazdas latest models defy convention, with SKYACTIV Technology ensuring remarkable fuel economy and low CO2 emissions from engines that also power forward confidently. Returns of up to 68.9mpg are possible from the 150PS SKYACTIV-D diesel manual transmission engine for running costs that cannot be matched by many, and theres no lack of acceleration either.

    SUPERB SAFETY PERFORMANCEThe Mazda3 Hatchback received a five-star safety rating from Euro NCAP for good reason its one of

    the safest models in its class. Built around an ultra-strong SKYACTIV-Body, the vehicle also features Smart City Brake Support which recognises and takes steps to avoid collisions at low-speed. Also included is an Active Driving Display which gives you a clear and safe view of hazard alerts.

    Sounds good right? Then come test drive a Mazda 3 today with our fantastic team from our new showroom, simply click, call or visit to book your Mazda 3 test-drive.

    MAZDA 3

    CLICK HERE TO CALL AND BOOK YOUR MAZDA 3 TEST-DRIVE

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  • CLICK HERE TO READ THIS ARTICLE ONLINE

    We have had another busy period across the group with plenty of different events and success from our employees. We thought this would be the perfect opportunity to give you a brief insight to what has been going on.

    A group of 10 employees represented Norton Way Group at the AM Awards on the 11th February 2016 at The International Convention Centre in Birmingham. The evening was dedicated to acknowledging exemplary performance, innovation and high achievers in the industry.

    The evening consisted of Award giving in 5 different sections: Digital Awards, Excellence in Business, Manufacturer Awards, Retailer Awards and Headline Awards. Norto

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