VideoHeading out of Monterey before dawn the Monday following the Pebble Beach Concours, Quail Gathering and the Rolex Reunion, my porcelain grey MX-5 Miata Club shared the road with a string of McLarens, Porsche 911 GT3s, and other super sports cars. As each overtook on the foggy two-lane highway headed [...]
It was only a month ago that I drove the fourth-generation (ND) Mazda Miata on the canyon roads of Southern California and wrote a First Drive review for Motor Authority. In that review I concluded that the Miata is an absolutely fabulous car with plenty of power, brilliant handling, and a ride worthy of a family sedan. Sometimes a second...
The Mazda CX-9 is now eight years old, and since the arrival of the all-new fourth-generation MX-5 it's now the oldest model in Mazda Australia's product lineup. An all-new replacement is inbound with an official unveiling expected to...Show More Summary
The 2015 Mazda MX-5 Cup race car was unveiled in November 2014, ushering in a new generation of beefed-up MX-5 racers that we’ll be seeing a whole lot of in the coming years. Most units of the MX-5 Cup, including the batch that will compete in the 2016 Battery Tender Mazda MX-5 Cup, have been stocked with full racing gear. Show More Summary
The first new Mazda MX-5 Cup racer is set to fulfill duties as a pace car at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. Continue reading Mazda Raceway gets first new MX-5 Cup as pace car Mazda Raceway gets first new MX-5 Cup as pace car originally appeared on Autoblog on Sun, 16 Aug 2015 17:01:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
The 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata configurator is ready to let you build your future sports car. Continue reading 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata configurator fulfills your droptop dreams 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata configurator fulfills your droptop dreams originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 14 Aug 2015 17:25:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
Honda may bring its small, two-seater S660 to the United States, Edmunds is reporting. The car, which is much smaller than Mazda’s MX-5 Miata and categorized in Japan in the “kei” class, is powered there by a small, 660cc turbocharged three-cylinder. Show More Summary
The bestselling two-seater in history is back.
The long wait for Mazda enthusiasts ended this week when the carmaker’s all-new MX-5 finally arrived in Australia. Local customers will have a choice of both Roadster and Roadster GT specifications, with either a 1.5 litre or, available soon, a 2.0 litre naturally-aspirated four-cylinder engine. Show More Summary
The waiting list for the new 2016 Mazda MX-5 could quickly become “longer than [the] Ferrari 488?, says a Mazda Australia executive. Mazda Australia marketing director Alastair Doak referenced CarAdvice‘s exclusively reported four-year...Show More Summary
Nobuhiro Yamamoto, programme manager for the new Mazda MX-5, says the ND-generation MX-5 is capable of being fitted with a removable hard top - just like the first and second-generation models before it. Speaking with TMR at the launch...Show More Summary
There's still hope for a more powerful version of the fourth-generation Mazda MX-5 Miata, and while a turbo is possible, that might not be the only avenue. Continue reading Fourth-gen Mazda MX-5 Miata could get turbo power later in life...Show More Summary
The latest prototype for Porsche’s facelifted Boxster is wearing barely any camouflage gear. We have a new set of photos plus a video. The noise the prototype makes certainly suggests a turbocharged flat-four engine is part of the update. Mercedes-Benz’s new GLE and GLE Coupe are ready for the showroom, and we have the all-important...
The elaborate striptease of the all-new Mazda MX-5 has left little to the imagination prior to its arrival in Australia. From the novel ‘unveiling of the chassis’ at last April’s New York motor show to Our Tony’s deep-diving review through the Scottish Highlands, the fourth-generation roadster has hogged media limelight like a prime ministerial candidate, […]
The 2.0-litre version of the 2016 Mazda MX-5 will start at $34,490 plus on-road costs when it reaches Australian showrooms in November. The larger-engined variant will arrive roughly three months after the 1.5-litre entry model, which officially launches today from $31,990. Mazda Australia is offering both the 1.5- and 2.0-litre versions of its all-new, fourth-generation […]
The skinny: To drive the new Mazda MX-5 is to love it. It is as simple as that. And if you can get any time at the wheel – five minutes or five hours – you will find every second of it just sheer unadulterated joy. Wide, flat, light and toy-like externally, the new MX-5 is the epitome of on-road balance and involved motoring. Show More Summary
This week Mazda launches the car that Australian motoring enthusiasts have long been waiting for: the fourth-generation MX-5. Australian customers will have a choice of both Roadster and Roadster GT specifications, with either a 1.5 litre or 2.0 litre naturally aspirated four cylinder engine. Show More Summary
Here's some exciting news: A turbocharged version of the latest MX-5 Miata is on the table. Details come from Australia's Motoring, which reported that during the new roadster's Down Under launch, Mazda global PR boss Kudo Hidetoshi was asked about the future of the current ND platform and replied: “A turbocharged or MPS [Mazdaspeed] variant...
Motor Trend pits the 2015 Subaru BRZ against the all-new 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata to see which is the better driver's car. Continue reading Mazda MX-5 Miata goes Head 2 Head with Subaru BRZ Mazda MX-5 Miata goes Head 2 Head with Subaru BRZ originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 05 Aug 2015 15:01:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
I've been on this pebble-strewn mountain road many, many times before, but never quite like this. The last was in a $300,000 McLaren 650S, as brilliant a machine as a human could ever imagine -- powerful as a loaded missile silo, agile as a superbike. Show More Summary