Australian Design Award for 2016 Mazda MX-5

Australian Design Award for 2016 Mazda MX-5

The highly-acclaimed new Mazda MX-5 has just added another trophy to the cabinet, this time an Australian Design Award.

Australian Design Award for 2016 Mazda MX-5The Mazda has just been named the winner of the Good Design Australia “Best in Category” – auto and transport and comes after recent accolades including World Car of the Year and the World Design Car of the Year.

Mazda taking the Australian Design Award after beating home finalists including the SUVs – Volvo XC90 and Audi Q7.

Mazda Australia managing director Martin Benders welcomed the recognition.

“Mazda is honoured to accept this highly valued and prestigious design award,”

“At Mazda we are immensely proud of the all-new Mazda MX-5, a vehicle that not only appeals to the judges in automotive and design award comparisons, but has also struck a chord with Australian sports car buyers, having sold in record numbers in its first 10 months on sale.

“Mazda’s “KODO- Soul of Motion” design language has been praised since launch and it is our goal to continue to deliver a range of quality cars that are appealing to the eye and fun to drive.”

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Kate Richards

Kate has always had an interest in writing and cars and now as a key member of the Behind the Wheel website team she gets to spend her days consumed by both. Aside from being a contributor and an editor at Behind the Wheel, Kate enjoys driving her Lancer EVO and walking her beloved dog, Max!

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