As fans of twisty mountain roads, it looks like this Norwegian mountain road near Trollstigen would be an absolute blast. Eskil Ronningsbakken seems to agree, but rather than opting for a Mazda MX-5 Miata or an E30 M3, he tackled the steep, winding fjord road on a bicycle... Show More Summary
We may take it for granted now that the Japanese make great sports cars, whether it's a Mazda MX-5 or a Lexus LFA. But back in the late 1960s and well into the '70s, it all came down to one car, and that was the Datsun 240Z. The prototypical...Show More Summary
Looking at recent spy shots of the fourth-generation Mazda Miata, it's obvious this sporty little roadster will grow in size compared to the current model, but it's also going on a diet. At the Tokyo Motor Show, Auto Motor und SportShow More Summary
Posted on 11.26.2013 09:00 by Justin Cupler Brodie Brittain Racing — or simply BBR — unveiled today the MX-5 GT270, which is based on the 2013 MX-5 Sport Tech Roadster Coupe. With the GT270, BBR focused most of its attention on upgrading the engine. Show More Summary
The next-generation Mazda MX-5 is on target to weigh less than 1000kg when it launches in 2015. A Mazda insider has indicated to CarAdvice the Japanese brand’s engineers are progressing successfully in reducing the MX-5’s mass to give it the … Continue reading ? The post 2015 Mazda MX-5 on target to weigh less than 1000kg appeared first on CarAdvice.
A first look at the next-generation 2015 Mazda MX-5, and its reborn Alfa Romeo Spider twin, comes courtesy of this testing mule with the new car cloaked by an outgoing MX-5 body. The most noticeable change to the regular MX-5 … Continue reading ? The post 2015 Mazda MX-5 and Alfa Romeo Spider spied appeared first on CarAdvice.
It looks like the current Mazda Miata is going out with a bang. Before the NC gets replaced by a new roadster co-developed with Alfa Romeo, British enthusiasts will have access to a hotted up version with some tasty BRZ-fighting power. The only problem is it won't be cheap. Read more...
Posted on 10.23.2013 09:00 by Simona Mazda and Alfa Romeo announced some time ago that they plan to join forces for the development of a small sports car that will replace the current MX-5 for Mazda and will revive the Spider for Alfa Romeo. Show More Summary
Fans of simple, lightweight motoring, rejoice - we now have images of the next-generation Mazda MX-5 Miata undergoing testing at der Nürburgring Nordschleife. Now, to be fair, this isn't some lightly camouflaged example that will give us a great peak of what the next Miata, which will also become the next Alfa Romeo Spider, will look like. Show More Summary
Posted on 10.21.2013 19:00 by Simona At the 2012 Goodwood Festival of Speed, Mazda unveiled the MX-5 GT Concept. Because the GT Concept’s reception was so warm, the folks at Jota decided to produce this concept and add a little more pep to its step. Show More Summary
The Mazda MX-5 Miata is as popular around the Autoblog offices as Kate Upton posters are around fraternity houses. Few staffers have much criticism for Mazda's ubiquitous roadster, and fewer still aren't overjoyed when one arrives in their driveway. Show More Summary
MIATA. It is the answer to every possible question. Its name is an old High German word that means "reward." More of them are tracked every weekend than just about any other car. It is scientifically impossible to not have fun driving one. Read more...
The MX-5 is about to get an added dose of power.
Detractors of Mazda's evergreen MX-5 sports car often come back to one point: It just doesn't have enough power. Fans of the car would disagree, but we're sure nobody will complain at the news, via Auto Express, that Mazda's MX-5 GT concept is set for production. The car, developed by race engineers JOTA in the U.K., enjoyed a popular reception...
When was the last time you saw an honest review of a 1995 Mazda Miata? RegularCars on Youtube makes it a habit of showcasing normal everyday cars that are not only obtainable, but out on the road by the thousands. Their reviews are a bit off-key, but honestly, that’s what makes them so good. Click […]
Long before Mazda hit on the formula of updating the classic British roadster with modern mechanicals and electronics, in the form of the MX-5 Miata, the Japanese automaker’s sportiest offering was the rotary-engine powered RX-7. Though Mazda had years of experience with rotary engines prior to the launch of the RX-7, it’s safe to say […]
There's a lot of future car talk going around the web this week, with the new Alfa Romeo 4C among our favorite bits of intel: it will start at just $54,000 in the U.S., according to a new report. If you can find one to buy, that is. Mazda's next-generation MX-5 Miata has also been spied. Heavily anticipated and essential to Mazda's success, the...
2015 MAZDA MX-5 A prototype of Mazda's next-generation MX-5 has been spied testing in the US this week, sporting noticeably different dimensions to that of the current model roadster. Though clothed in the bodywork of the current NC-generation MX-5, inserts between the doors and the front wheel arches appear to show a slight increase in wheelbase. Show More Summary
Motor Authority's spy photographers have just scored these images of what could be the upcoming Mazda MX-5 Miata--a roadster that will also spawn a new Alfa Romeo Spider. The prototype was spotted while testing at Chrysler's headquarters in Auburn Hills, Michigan. Running on a current-generation Mazda MX-5 body, the mule has bodywork add-ons that...