Spacious, expressive and well equipped: With the Mazda 929 the Japanese manufacturer zoomed in on the upper medium-class from 1973 onwards. Till the end of 1995 five generations have been produced of this model, each with a reinventing design. The first generation had a rather sportive look and was offered as sedan car, coupé and station wagon. The second generation in 1978 changed to a more solid design and in 1982 the third generation was barely recognizable compared to the predecessors. Its modern design orientated on the trends of the time. Especially noticeable was the coupé with a flat roofline, long engine cowling and folding headlights.
Despite of its virtues the Mazda 929 stood exotic on German roads. Regardless of the fact, that the 929 had an excellent equipment for considerably less money compared to the competitors. Electric power windows for example were standard early, while being expensive optional equipment at other brands.
With generation four coupé and station wagon disappeared from the range. The sedan car with 4.88 m length and 1.75 m width was an absolutely match for the Mercedes S-class. The fifth generation of the Mazda 929 produced from 1991 till 1995 was lastly available on a few markets like Australia and Canada.