The “MazdaSpeed” variants provide the greatest driving pleasure for the Mazda enthusiast. Since it’s creation by a team of racers in 1967, MazdaSpeed has been an important part of Mazda history. Beginning their motor sports debut was the Mazda Cosmo110S. In an incredible international debut at the 1968 “Marathon de la Route” at the Nordshleife, Nürburgring, an 84-hour endurance race, the Mazda Cosmo took fourth place. An outstanding achievement for a brand new team with a brand new car. Mazda then campaigned across the U.S, Japan, and Europe in endurance and conventional races.
The Cosmo was replaced by the R100, then the RX-2, and RX-3. It was in 1978 that Mazda took it up another notch or two and came out with the first generation RX-7. This new RX model went on to achieve an unprecedented 100 wins over the next 12 years. But in 1991, Mazda did something no other Japanese automaker had done or has since done. They captured an overall win at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in the Mazda 787B. Rotary engines were banned at Le Mans after that season so Mazda changed their focus to the business side of motor sports and started developing aftermarket parts and accessories. Today they have show room “MazdaSpeed” versions like the Speed3 below. They infuse their cars with the “soul of a sports car”.
This 2013 MazdaSpeed3 comes with a 2.3L I-4 that produces 263hp, and a whopping 280 lb ft of torque. With plenty of cargo space, seating for five, and highway fuel economy around 35 miles per gallon this hot hatchback offers a bargain for the price.
North Park Mazda sent over this Speed3 for an XPEL Ultimate film 24″ hood, fender, bumper, and mirror kit. XPEL Ultimate is the world’s first self-healing film and comes with a 10 year warranty.
XPEL Ultimate Self-healing Clear Bra
XPEL ULTIMATE leads the industry with it’s clarity, durability, gloss retention and more. We stand behind our product 100%, so much so that ULTIMATE has a 10-year warranty covering defects such as yellowing, cracking, staining, blistering and/or delaminating.
Protecting your car has many benefits. It will help maintain your car’s factory finish, make your car easier to clean, help the resale value of your vehicle, all while it is being protected from every day driving.
Demonstration of our XPEL ULTIMATE self-healing properties
Our XPEL ULTIMATE film self-heals from light scratches, swirl marks and rock chips while driving or maintaining your vehicle. During the show we use a Brass wire brush to simulate the every day occurrences that can affect the film. With the sun on the display the scratches from the brush instantly disappear. When the sun is not available, you can accelerate the healing process with a cup of warm water or a heat source.
Not all Patterns are created equal
At XPEL we pride ourselves on our pre-cut pattern software. By using a pre-cut pattern you’ll have less to worry about, since the installer will not be trimming the film on your vehicle. Using a pre-cut pattern the film will naturally fit without excessive stretching or contortion, which means the finished product not only lines up perfectly but is free of defects which could be visible once the install is finished.
Contrary to what some may believe it’s possible to wrap edges using a computer cut pattern which gives you a much better protection and installation. With XPEL Technologies Corp., all patterns are available with precision cut wrapped edges where possible. Where a wrapped edge is not possible, for example around the parking sensors on a bumper, reverse cameras and more, the film is always machine cut with precision.
You can pick and choose your coverage options.