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  1. GTI on horizon

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    I’ve only had my ‘18 Hatch for 6 months or so. I really only bought because I had RF Miata and couldn’t justify it being my only car with kid. Loved that car so much. Mazda ended up giving me full price I paid in trade and crazy deal on Hatch, netting me close to 10k check, which I put to...
  2. First 200 miles in '19 hatch coming from '17 Mk7 GTI DSG

    2019+ Mazda 3 Discussion
    Hello, I have just done 200 miles with '19 Mazda 3 2.5l AT AWD hatch and I love it. Mazda has more tech so I'm not going to comment about that. Given that my memory is still fresh with the previous experience with the Mk7 GTI DSG (Performance Pack), here are the most noticeable things for me...
  3. BBR GTI Camshafts

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    Hello All, This would be my first post on this forum. I recently purchased Mazda 3 120BHP manual. I am already looking into putting some subtle modification on it. I came across BBR GTI camshafts. I tried to do some research on it, but with no luck on clear answer about them. Has anybody used...
  4. BBR GTi

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    Hey all! I am deeply considering getting the BBR Mazda 3 Super 185 for my 2016 Mazda 3 sport. I already have a corksport sri, corksport abe and a few other things done to it but those are performance. I love the car but just want more power and so I am considering the package that BBR offers...
  5. 2014 Nissan 370z 2004 Mazda Rx8 2010 Volkswagen Golf GTI?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Always loving speed and cars, why not put those two together? Narrowed it down and these 3 cars are awesome to my customers OBDSTAR X-200 pro. But which is better in speed and other specifications? And how about those prices? The more info you have, the better.
  6. For MY15&16 GT owners, why didn't you buy a GTI?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    My wife and I are trying to decide on a new car for her and it's come down to the GTI or the Mazda 3. I really like the MAZDA 3... It handles well, has a great MT, has great practicality in hatch form, and is an all around great package and fun for the money. But, I keep going back to the GTI...
  7. GTI galore--40th anniversary

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    Celebrate The Golf GTI's 40th Anniversary With 400 One-Off Horsepower VIDEO--VW Golf GTI: Which Was The Greatest Generation? - Carfection VIDEO--2016 VW GTI vs Mk6 GTI vs Tuned Mk6 Review - TFL Leaderboard Hot or Not Ep.4 VIDEO--Golf GTI Clubsport S: Record Drive at Nürburgring Nordschleife...
  8. 2014 GTI Wolfsburg DSG in Candy White

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    Got a new toy for myself on 7/1/14 while the wife has been enjoying her 2014 Mazda 3 since February. Tint and clear bra installed over this past Saturday (7/26):
  9. Volkswagen gti

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    Just got dusted by a gti we were going 150 and he was still increasing I slowed down after that because I knew it was over :( any one have some mods in mind that could help me to one day beat a gti? I've got the sky 12'
  10. 2015 golf gti 296hp Mazds needs to step it up too

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    Mazda needs to step it up next gti got 296hp https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10153102111100394&set=a.10150230113685394.477570.196092100393&type=1&relevant_count=1
  11. Sell my 2002 gti 337 for 2012 MS3 w/ tech pkg

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    Title says it all. Im deciding whether or not to get into a 2012 MS3 or a 2012 vw gli. I am 19 years old and almost feel that when I graduate college I should have a more mature car; I expect to have the car for at least 6-7 years. The speed is loads of fun to drive but I really do like the...
  12. Focus ST vs GTI :: C&D article

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    I was reading this article in a waiting room and i was shocked to see a 19.2PSI BOOST?! with a 21 psi overboost max. and you can run 87 octane and no sacrifice torque but u will lose 9hp
  13. WTF is this? MS3 vs GTI vs ST

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    http://www.roadandtrack.com/tests/comparison/ford-focus-st-vs.-volkswagen-gti-vs.-mazdaspeed3 MS3 got third. wtf? Road and track got 6.5 0-60 and 14.7 1/4 thats like a second off, isnt it? And hurr durr no shit winding a stock ms3 out to 7400 is a bad idea. I didnt even think it revved that...
  14. New 2012 skyactiv gti

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    Just got mine last week, pretty much everything except the tech package... I think this is the first car I've got that my first mods won't be performance... Not sure that performance is even worth it... Let me know Sent from my ADR6400L using AutoGuide.Com Free App Don't get me wrong though, I...
  15. Mazda3 2.5 auto vs GTI DSG Road Test

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    Stumbled upon this when doing a web search: http://www.road-tests.com/test_files/pdf/SP25_vs_GTI_08-09.pdf Interesting. The 3 fares better than I would have imagined.
  16. 2010 Mazdaspeed 3 vs 2010 VW GTI Dyno

    2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 News & Discussion
    2010 Mazdaspeed 3 vs 2010 VW GTI Dyno
  17. Test drove a 2009 GTI today

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    Greetings fellow 3 owners. I went and test drove a 2009 VW GTI today, 6 speed manual. Mainly because I plan on unloading my 2010 3 in a year and want to do as much research as possible so that I'm 100% happy with the car, as opposed to the 'impulse buy' I pulled with my current 3. Thought I'd...
  18. Test drove a GTI today,,,,

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    Test drove a GTI today,,,, Updated! Damn, if I had driven one before I got the 3s GT I'd own it now! That DSG transmission is the cats meow! Tons better than our slush box! Suspension was very tight (it had the 18's) and the seats were nice! If I weren't $4K upside down on my car I wouldn't...
  19. Mazda Speed3 vs VW GTi

    2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 News & Discussion
    from Autoweek... enjoy mates
  20. 2010 Mazda Speed 3 vs 2010 Volkswagen GTi

    2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 News & Discussion
    2010 Mazda Speed 3 vs 2010 Volkswagen GTi Motorweek review