Over the course of the past 4 years, our 2010 Mazda 3i Sedan, dubbed the NWMotiv Project3 has seen several transformations; from a complete bone stock, no options base model car to a show, editorial feature champion.

nwmotiv-mazda-3-sedan-3i-project3-1While most project builders are quick to complete their projects within a year, we find better success in working with the right partners, manufacturers and local businesses through a carefully selected review process to make sure we’re not only putting the best products on our vehicle, but giving our sponsors the best exposure over an extended period of time.


Its original purpose was to showcase real world modifications obtainable by any level of tuner that did not impact real world situations or activities; we called it the perfect mix of function and form. With hints of luxury qualities and an aggressive look, its our focus to stay true to the Mazda3′s form but elevate it to a much higher standard. Four years and four editorial features later, we’re starting to push the envelope even more. We’ve worked long and hard to make sure our styling exceeds current trends and that our suspension is race ready.


Our next phase of this project is undoubtedly the biggest; power. We recognizethat the Mazda 3i lacks a lot in terms of horsepower and torque so our focus over the next phase is to build the powerplant and transmission through a turbo-charged built 2.0L system using a custom, re-programmed ECU tune. To learn more about this build, please view our past build threads and gallery below!

Mod List:

  • AutoEXE front bumper
  • Full Matte Metallic Grey Wrap
  • Password JDM Carbon Splitters
  • Corksport LED Bumper Lenses
  • Shaved Trunk Deck Lid
  • Candy Red and Smoke Painted Taillights
  • Tuned By APR Black Diamond Exhaust Tip
  • Black Chrome Painted Headlight Housing
  • 3M 1080 Carbon Wrapped Roof
  • Diamond Lighting HID 6K Platinum Headlights
  • Diamond Lighting HID 6K Platinum High Beams
  • Diamond Lighting HID 3K Platinum Fog Lights
  • Diamond Lighting Platinum LED Corner, Reverse & Brake LEDs
  • Diamond Lighting Custom LED Puddle Lights
  • Custom Flip Front Plate Bracket
  • Mazda Trunk Lip Spoiler
  • Mazda Side Skirts
  • 35% Matching Front & Rear Windows by Street Design
  • M’z Side Skirt Lip Kit
  • M’z Rear Lip Kit
Wheels and Tires:
  • Wedssport SA-55m 18 x 8 +35 Wheels
  • Custom Gloss Black & Satin Grey Powercoat
  • Yokohama S-Drive 215/35/18 Tires
  • SixSpeed Aluminum Lugs w/ Neochrome Caps and Valve Stems
Brakes & Suspension:
  • BC Racing BR Coilover Suspension
  • Corksport Front Strut Bar
  • Corksport Lower Rear Sway Bar
  • Corksport Stainless Steel Brake Lines
  • Corksport Suspension Front & Rear End Links
  • Corksport Full Under Body Bracing
  • Corksport Rear Camber Arms
  • Corksport Skidplate
  • Corksport Rear Upper Chassis Brace
  • Corksport Rear Toe Arms
  • Whiteline Flatout Front & Rear Bushing Sets
  • Whiteline Flatout Bump Steer Corrector
  • Motul 5.1 Brake Fluid
  • Corksport Front Big Brake Calipers
  • EBC USR Front Slotted MS3 Rotors
  • EBC Red Stuff Front & Rear Brake Pads
  • EBC 3GD Rear Slotted Rotors
Engine Modifications:
  • Corksport Short Ram Intake
  • Corksport Cat Back Exhaust
  • Corksport Hood Struts
  • Corbeau LG1 Seude Racing Seats
  • Corbeau Black Racing Harnesses
  • V-LEDS LED Interior Map Lights
  • V-LEDS LED Trunk Lighting Strip
  • Custom Leather & Suede Front & Rear Seat Covers by Katzkin
  • Custom Suede Door Cards by Katzkin
  • Custom Suede Headliner, Pillars by Jeremy Pilgrim
  • SRP Racing Aluminum Racing Pedals
  • 3M 1080 Carbon Wrapped Interior Trim
In Car Entertainment:
  • Custom Audio Installation by James Anderson
  • Alpine INA-W910BT DVD In Dash Head Unit
  • Optima Yellow Top Battery
  • Stealth Trunk Subwoofer & Amp Enclosure
  • Tsunami Dual Amp Installation Kit
  • Metra Double Din Center Console Replacement
  • Front to Back Ballistic Sound Dampening
  • Drone Mobile Securty Alarm & Remote Start
  • Diamond Audio D6 Components (Front & Rear)
  • Diamond Audio HEX S124 12” Sub
  • Diamond Audio D400.1 Mono Amp
  • Diamond Audio D300.2 2-Channel Amp




Current Sponsors

DailyDriven.comSpeedFactory Racing
Yokohama TireAchtuning
BC RacingCorbeau Seats
Diamond Lighting TechnologySAMEDAY USA
Whiteline FlatoutGraphix By Tex

Previous Sponsors: Corksport Performance, WedsSport Wheels, Prestige Wheel Co, Katzkin Interior, Speedware Motorsports, Diamond Audio, Compustar, Optima Batteries, Meguiars, EBC Brakes, SRP Racing, Metra Electronics, The Joy Factory, TAJ Collision Center, Stance USA, V-LEDS, Konig Wheels, MSDS

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