alk in europe points to fiat’s mazda mx-5-based 124 spider gaining a hardtop coupe version next year. but reports claim the fiat version will not use a retractable hardtop like mazda’s upcoming mx-5 rf model - instead the italian version will be a fixed-roof coupe. Show More Summary
fans of the mazda mx-5 rf - the folding hardtop version of mazda’s iconic roadster - now have something new to pine after, in the united states at least. available now for pre-order, the mx-5 rf launch edition will be capped at justShow More Summary
A limited-edition of just 1,000 of the 2017 retractable roof fastback Miata. The MX-5 RF Launch Edition comes in Grand Touring trim, and has just one option – a 6-speed manual or 6-speed automatic. Each buyer will also receive a custom 42mm Tourneau watch as a memento.
The ND-generation Mazda MX-5 Miata is unquestionably a fantastic car. It is nearly the very definition of open-top, lightweight, sporty motoring and some even view it as The Grand Answer to all things automotive. Others, however, might not be as in love with the idea of owning a convertible. Mazda has an answer for those folks too, and it's...
Originally appeared on Automoblog.net The 2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF made its debut earlier this year at the New York International Auto Show. Now, Mazda’s most loyal enthusiasts have chance to purchase the MX-5 RF Launch Edition. The show car is limited to only 1,000 units in the United States, but it’s coming. Show More Summary
The Launch Edition will be limited to 1,000 units and is only for the US. Continue reading Mazda will decide who gets the MX-5 RF Launch Edition, like it's Ferrari or something Mazda will decide who gets the MX-5 RF Launch Edition, like it's Ferrari or something originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 18 Aug 2016 12:20:00 EDT. Show More Summary
The introductory package features an exclusive color combination, pairing Machine Gray Metallic paint with Auburn Nappa leather and a black roof panel.
The fourth-generation ND Mazda MX-5 Miata is undoubtedly, indisputably, undeniably the best addition you could make to your garage. Some people disagree. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles reported 480 U.S. sales of the Fiat 124 Spider in July 2016. Show More Summary
Still going strong after taking on race tracks, autocrosses, road trips and video production duty.
The word “Miata” means different things to different people. To Mazda, it stands for complete success, since the MX-5 has always been one of the best-selling two-seaters ever made. To those of us who love to do the impossible, the word Miata immediately invokes visions of any crazy mod we can conceptualize without having an aneurysm. Show More Summary
Remember that V-8 conversion for the latest-generation Mazda MX-5 Miata we told you about at the start of the year? Well, it’s ready to order and the confirmed specifications are every bit as impressive as we’d hoped. The company doing the conversion is Flyin’ Miata, based in Palisade, Colorado, and it provides a turnkey solution...
Starting 2011, Mazda began to introduce a new family of engines known as SkyActiv. The technology debuted on the Mazda2 in 2011 and spread to several nameplates by 2016, including the Mazda3, Mazda6, MX-5, and the CX-3 and CX-5 crossovers. Show More Summary
mazda’s lightweight focus for the current mx-5 is set to step up a notch when the next generation roadster appears at the start of next decade. that’s according to the mx-5 program head, nobuhiro yamamoto, who revealed the goal in an interview with britain’s autocar. Show More Summary
Despite the fourth-generation Mazda MX-5 only going on sale last year, Nobuhiro Yamamoto, the car’s program manager, has revealed some details about the next generation model. Yamamoto told Autocar that the fifth-generation MX-5, which isn’t due until 2021 at the very earliest, will attempt to shed more weight. Some of this weight loss will come […]
Sick of trying to motivate your Mazda MX-5 Miata’s prodigious tonnage? Thinking of giving that porker away to a friend? Help is on the way. The next generation of automotive journalism’s favorite ride will shed weight, thanks to the use of carbon fiber, Autocar reports. Show More Summary
Less weight and a smaller engine could be in the future. Continue reading Next-gen Mazda MX-5 could use carbon fiber to cut weight Next-gen Mazda MX-5 could use carbon fiber to cut weight originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 22 Jul 2016 14:01:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
An Italian classic returns by way of Japan. More than a simple re-skin of Mazda’s MX-5 Miata, Fiat’s 124 Spider has a turbo engine and a personality of its own.
Bonus. It’s the money you didn’t expect to receive from your employer at the end of the fiscal year, the mussel bar you didn’t know existed at the new Yelp-hyped strip mall restaurant your significant other convinced you to try, the extra hour of sleep you grabbed exiting daylight saving time last autumn. Show More Summary
A year with a Miata. It's gonna be great. Continue reading Meet our new long-term 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata Club! Meet our new long-term 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata Club! originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 19 Jul 2016 13:15:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
Two months in with our 2.0-litre top-spec manual 2016 Mazda MX-5 and we’ve really come to appreciate it for it is. Having fundamentally given up trying to drive it fast, or to constantly moan about why it needs more power or torque, it has freed us up to enjoy it as the best sporty convertible […]