At the ripe age of 19, I feel some sense of pride to be able to say that I have driven and own(ed) two of the most common enthusiast cars in this price range. I am of course, talking about the Porsche 944 and the Mazda Miata MX-5 (NA/NB). Show More Summary
Upon confirmation that Fiat-Abarth had taken over Alfa Romeo's place in Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' partnership to use Mazda's MX-5 platform, speculation abruptly turned toward what the planned "specialty" car would be badged. AutoExpress is now reporting that the RWD roadster will be a Fiat, and not the rumored standalone Abarth sports car, or a...
The Mazda MX-5 Accessories Concept has been unveiled at the Chicago motor show along with confirmation of the output of the production car’s 2.0-litre engine. As previously speculated, the 2.0-litre SkyActiv-G four-cylinder engine will produce 116kW of power and 200Nm of torque, which is within 2kW of the same motor when it’s used in Australia-bound Mazda 3 [...]
Not many carmakers would get away with building a concept specifically to show off a certain model’s accessories, but when it’s Mazda’s loveable MX-5; anything goes. In this case, the all-new model (unveiled in September last year) is on display at the Chicago Auto Show wearing several bells and whistles that US buyers can expect on the options list. Show More Summary
Wondering what the new Mazda MX-5 Miata would look like with, say, an aero kit, BBS alloys and Brembo brakes? Wonder no longer, friend, and feast your eyes on this show car Mazda brought to the 2015 Chicago Auto Show. Continue reading...Show More Summary
Perhaps as way to keep tongues wagging until summer, the 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata turned up in some new clothes for the 2015 Chicago Auto Show. The Accessories Design Concept features components lifted from the MX-5 Global Cup car set to hit the track this season. Show More Summary
The Chicago Auto Show may not be one of the major venues for debuts, but the 2015 show certainly is shaping up to be pretty exciting. Set to debut in the Windy City is the 2016 Acura RDX, the revised 2016 Equinox and this MX-5 Accessories Design Concept. Show More Summary
Mazda redesigned its iconic roadster for 2016 and a concept version of it will be unveiled at the 2015 Chicago Auto Show later this week. Mazda says the MX-5 Miata accessories design concept previews what may be in store for...
The personalization options will be previewed at the Chicago Auto Show.
The 2016 Mazda MX-5 is already wowing journalists around the world, and soon it will make its way into customer hands. Some of those customers will want to add factory accessories to their cars—and at this year’s Chicago Auto Show, they’ll get a preview of what to expect. SEE MORE: 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata Packs 155 HP, 148 LB-FT...
The 2014 MX-5 Miata was the perfect companion on my latest trip to sunny Los Angeles. The car is sleek, fast, and looks super hot on Sunset Boulevard. I have been a fan of the Mazda Miata since the mid-1990’s. I always wanted to get inside this little roadster, even if it was far from practical for a college student at the time. Show More Summary
Episode #416 of the Autoblog Podcast is here, and this week, Dan Roth, Steven Ewing, and Brandon Turkus talk about the 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata, seeing the 2016 Nissan Maxima in the company's Super Bowl ad, and GMC's potential plans for a Jeep Wrangler fighter. Show More Summary
Mazda's new MX-5 Miata hasn't even hit showrooms yet, and already reports are suggesting that it could get either a bigger engine or a turbocharger to propel it into Mazdaspeed territory. Continue reading Mazda planning more powerful MX-5? Mazda planning more powerful MX-5? originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 02 Feb 2015 19:00:00 EST. Show More Summary
With two naturally aspirated powerplants already confirmed to be available on the new ND Miata, it seems that Mazda may be actually considering a much higher-powered MPS version of the tiny roadster sometime in the future. This information...Show More Summary
To say that the global preview for the new MX-5 was “exclusive” would be like calling the Moon “rarely visited”. Only eight North American journalists had the chance to drive one of just four available cars over the course of two days. Show More Summary
Six shades shown in what appears to be a Japanese brochure.
The Hiroshima-based car maker has confirmed the power and torque figures for the 1.5-litre version of its all-new Mazda MX-5 roadster. Derived from the 1.5-litre engine fitted to the Mazda 2, the MX-5?s 1.5-litre mill has been not only been turned around for a longitudinal mounting, but has also been specially tuned for the roadster. [...]
We drive the 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata, GM won't extend the deadline for filing ignition-switch claims and the Tesla Model X is spied on video. All that and more, in today's daily recap. Continue reading What you missed on 1.30.15 What you missed on 1.30.15 originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 30 Jan 2015 19:31:00 EST. Show More Summary
We’ve known for a while now that the new sports roadster from Mazda would be lighter, stiffer, nicer, and a whole lot prettier than the car it replaces. Now we know—or think we know—the car’s power and torque ratings. According to driving.ca, via information provided during the international drive launch of the car, the...
The new Miata is less powerful than its predecessor, but features a better power-to-weight ratio.