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Mazda Miata MX-5 to get 2.0L SKYACTIV in US, 1.5L in other markets

During the Paris Auto Show festivities, Mazda confirmed to be equipping the new 2016 Miata MX-5 with a SKYACTIV 2.0L four-banger lifted straight from the Mazda3. That mill produces 155hp and 150 lb-ft of torque to make other markets drool in envy. Elsewhere in the world, the new Miata receives a 1.5L SKYACTIV four-banger with […]

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Report: Mazda MX-5 starts out with a 128 horsepower four

Though we’ve been promised the full specifications of the MX-5 at the Paris Auto Show next month, a couple of details have dribbled out: power will come from a 1.5 liter Skyactiv gasser producing 128 bhp and 106 ft-lbs of torque. Given that Mazda’s stable incorporates quite a few different power outputs for their small […]

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2016 Mazda MX-5

Opinion: The 2016 Mazda MX-5 is a new day for the company

Let’s get this out of the way quickly: it’s important to understand that the power to weight ratio, the weight, the engine, transmission and overall setup of the 25-year old MX-5/Miata name are its attraction for a huge portion of buyers. I am not here to discount the sensation of sliding into anything from a […]

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Report: Rumors suggest a Mazda Miata Coupe is on the way

AutomotiveNews apparently heard Mazda is preparing a Miata with a fixed roof in addition to the new MX-5 being revealed in just a few short weeks. This could be one of the many models popping up from Mazda’s new lineup changeover, which includes a new addition of the CX-3, a new CX-9, a Mazdaspeed3, and […]

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Report: Mazdaspeed3 in the works, CX-3 and CX-9 to follow later on

Mazdaspeed3 fans can get excited–AutomotiveNews recently heard of a new next-generation Mazdaspeed3, currently in the works as a 2016 model year. The current Mazda3 launched last year and the new Mazdaspeed version should be around when the current 3 gets a mid-cycle refresh in about two years. The second generation Mazdaspeed3 ceased production in 2013 […]

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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 2016 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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