Showing posts in the category of Mazda

Mazda3 Takes on Equally Priced Audi A3 and BMW 1-Series


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There’s a very thin line between premium and mainstream offerings in the small and compact segments, and the following comparative review proves it.

MX-5-Based Alfa Is Now Abarth Roadster, Alfa To Develop Own Spider


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The highly anticipated Alfa Romeo Spider based on the all-new Mazda MX-5 roadster is dead. According to reports, Fiat Group has decided to utilize the new MX-5 roadster platform for a new range-topping Abarth roadster instead.

Mazda to Provide Engines for Indy Lights in 2015


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The all-new 2015 Dallara Indy Lights chassis will be powered by a Mazda engine next year, the Japanese automaker announced during the annual Performance Racing Industry Trade Show. This is the latest addition to Mazda’s Road to Indy driver development program.

Tuned Mazda models revealed ahead of Tokyo Auto Salon


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If you’re in the market for a cool looking new Mazda, it’s safe to say you can rejoice. The Tokyo Auto Salon 2015 is just around the corner (January) and it’s going to be pretty Zoomed out.

New Mazda2 Lands in the UK Priced from £11,995


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Mazda has opened the UK order books for its new "2" supermini that's priced from £11,995 to £17,395 with first deliveries scheduled for early next year.

After Emissions, Now Performance Causes US Launch Setback for Mazda6 Diesel


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The Mazda6 diesel was supposed to have been launched in the US back in 2013. The Japanese automaker faced setbacks in trying to hit its emissions targets and this caused the delay, but now it seems to not be satisfied with performance so this could cause further setbacks.

Refreshed Mazda6 Now Available for Order in UK


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The revised and restyled Mazda6, the one we really liked when it debuted at the LA motor show, has just been made available for order in the UK where the range kicks off at £19,795. First cars will arrive early next year.

New Mazda2 Sedan Digitally Turned Into a Coupe


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The Mazda2 sedan looks somewhat strange with that specific body style, and this comes from somebody who’s seen small sedans all their life and is very used to seeing them. It's still not as awkward as the Peugeot 206 sedan was, though. Yet if you make the Mazda2 lose its two rear doors and adjust its shape slightly, well then it turns into something very attractive.

2016 Mazda MX-5 Rendered as Implausible Crossover


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While there could be some substance behind the idea of an off-road-ready Mazda MX-5, I picture that as more of an old Group B rally car conversion than anything else.

It certainly doesn’t conjure up images of a crossover-ized MX-5 with plastic cladding and no roll cage, although the former can stay as long as it accommodates ridiculously wide wheels...

Dashcam Captures Mazda RX-8 Aquaplaning at 70 MPH and Crashing


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The Mazda RX-8 is a mild-mannered rear-wheel drive sports car, especially when compared to the wild, twin turbo RX-7 it replaced. Moreover, unlike its predecessor, it comes with Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) as standard.

A 2017 Mazda CX-3 MPS Would Look Something Like This


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The Mazda CX-3 already looks pretty sporty for a crossover its size, though as this rendering by X-Tomi shows, it can be taken even further.

He hasn’t done much, merely lowering the car onto some 18-inch wheels and turning all the chrome bits black, but it works.

Japanese Cops Get Diesel-Powered Mazda CX-5 Patrol Cars


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Mazda has released a new police car version of its current, pre-facelift CX-5 crossover, for the Hiroshima Prefectural Police who will use it for highway patrol purposes.

What Would You Say to a New Mazda2 Wagon?


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There aren’t many B-segment wagons on sale today and the few that exist are mostly offered in Europe.

The Renault Clio Estate, Seat Ibiza ST and new Skoda Fabia Combi are the first models that spring to mind, but what would you say if Mazda had a go at this segment with the new Mazda2?

The Mazda CX-3 Makes Small Crossovers Less Dull


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The small crossover category has exploded and many of them just sort of blend in. Then there's the new Mazda CX-3 and it stands out in the best way possible.

Mazda Gives Birth to Mazda2 Baby Sedan


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What happens when the Mazda2 hatch and Mazda6 sedan get together? Why, the Mazda2 sedan; the Japanese firm's new baby saloon, set to debut at the Thailand International Motor Expo 2014 on Nov 28.

2016 Mazda CX-5 And Mazda6 Now Have Stylish Interiors They Deserve


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The biggest criticism you could always throw at the otherwise sound Mazda CX-5 and Mazda6 was that the interior was fine, but not outstanding. Mazda has heard and addressed the concern for 2016.

Mazda Freshens Up 2016 CX-5 for LA Auto Show


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Looking at the CX-5, there was little Mazda could do to dramatically improve the way it looks. That’s why this facelifted version, which debuted at the LA Auto Show, is subtly tweaked, retaining the original look with some detail changes – it won’t upset the stir caused by the smaller CX-3…

2016 Mazda6 Facelift: A Light, Yet Classy Touch Up


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Only two years after its US debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show, Mazda is using the same venue to release the current-generation Mazda6’s first facelift.

Mazda Wants CX-3 to Become a Core Model, Nearly Overlooks the New MX-5


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The all-new CX-3 compact crossover was the main attraction in Mazda’s special event that took place on November 18, at the eve of the Los Angeles Motor Show. In stark contrast, the fourth-gen MX-5 roadster was almost side-lined.

2016 Mazda CX-3 is a Crispy Looking Small CUV [50 Photos & Video]


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Here it is, in all its glory; the all-new CX-3, Mazda's first effort at making a small crossover that will be officially revealed at this week's LA Auto Show.