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Report: Mazda apparently developing diesel-hybrid system

Mazda is reportedly working to innovate the traditional hybrid system by developing a new diesel-based powertrain. Not much is known, though The Japan News reports Mazda’s diesel-hybrid system is destined for Asia and Europe only and could be available as early as 2016 in the Mazda3, also known as the Axela in Japan. Thanks to the use of […]

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Report: Mazda could reintroduce the CX-7

Crossover are undoubtedly at an all-time high in demand and as a result, Mazda may jump back on the bandwagon with a possible successor to the mid-size CX-7. Mazda’s midsized crossover ceased production in 2012, leaving only the compact CX-5 and the CX-9 as the two only crossover offerings from the small Japanese automaker. That […]

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The 2015 Mazda Miata MX-5 gets teased ahead of its debut in Sept.

The 2015 Mazda Miata MX-5 is almost here and Mazda themselves just released a teaser of the fourth generation model. It’s set to debut on September 3rd in just a few short weeks, utilizing the Mazda’s latest Kodo design philosophy. Details still aren’t plentiful, though what we do know is the new Miata receives a completely […]

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Mazda reveals new 2/Demio before its debut at Paris

Mazda released the next latest and greatest model to undergo a complete redesign, the all-new Mazda2/Demio, which was revealed on the web ahead of its debut at the Paris Motor Show later this October. Based on the Hazumi Concept, it utilizes the automaker’s latest Kodo design language, thus resembling the Hazumi to a very strong […]

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Report: Next-gen Mazda RX-8 successor to sport 450hp turbo rotary

More rumors from Australia! Motoring.com is going on another limb reporting that the next Mazda RX-8 successor will sport a turbocharged rotary engine with at least 450hp on tap. Additionally, said new RX will be built on an extensively modified version of the last RX-8′s platform while employing Mazda’s current range of SKYACTIV technologies. These technologies […]

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Mazda confirms the arrival of 2016 MX-5 Miata, due in September

Mazda has officially confirmed that the next generation MX-5 Miata will be revealed later this year in September as the small Japanese automaker celebrates 25 years of its famous compact rear-wheel drive sports convertible. It will mark the fourth generation of Miata after its chassis was revealed at this year’s 2014 New York International Auto […]

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Report: 2015 Mazda 2 may be getting a plug-in hybrid with a rotary engine

Australian media, Motoring.com, reports that Mazda may be making a plug-in hybrid out of the incoming Mazda 2 with an accompanying rotary engine. Mazda has yet to follow up with a new generation rotary following the RX-8 sports coupe and rumors have been floating around ever since about a successor with no official indication for the […]

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Report: Mazda RX-8 successor rumors are back, rotary engine planned for 2017

AutoExpress in the UK reports that Mazda is still in the works with developing an RX-8 successor, which could be ready to go by 2017, according to the publishing. The Mazda RX-8 was axed in 2012 and has yet to be followed up by any real and official inclination of a successor. Since then though, […]

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Mazda confirms new SKYACTIV-D diesel four, to debut in the next gen Mazda2

Mazda Worldwide’s home base in Hiroshima, Japan recently confirmed the arrival of the brand’s latest 1.5L SKYACTIV-D clean diesel turbocharged inline-four, which will debut with the brand’s latest and greatest next-gen Demio, also known to us Americans as the Mazda2. Featuring the Mazda 6′s i-ELOOP brake regeneration technology, the new SKYACTIV-D plans to deliver excellent […]

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Report: 2015 Mazda MX-5 could make room for another rear-wheel drive model

Word via CarAdvice is that Mazda may be preparing another rear-wheel drive model in addition to the highly-anticipated and next-generation 2015 Mazda MX-5 Miata and its Fiat/Abarth equivalent. According to the report, the model’s new SKYACTIV-CHASSIS will provide a starting point for another model in the future to make the most out of the development costs, […]

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