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Report: Alfa Romeo’s new Spider won’t be Mazda based

Recent rumors suggested that Alfa Romeo struck a deal with Mazda to cooperatively build a compact rear-wheel drive sports roadster, which would take form as the Alfa Romeo Spider and the Mazda MX-5 Miata. But according to Autobild in Germany, the new Spider will be based off of Fiat’s own new rear-wheel drive platform rather than […]

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Report: Mazda’s engineers are pushing for more rear-wheel drive models

Mazda’s engineers are reportedly lobbying their corporate colleagues for the revival of more rear-wheel drive models, which would allow the brand to better differentiate itself from their direct rivals. According to the report, the head honchos at Mazda are resistant to the idea, claiming high costs of redesigning its mainstream models make it difficult. That […]

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2012 Car and Driver 10Best… and the winners are

CARandDRIVER has announced its 2012 CARandDRIVER 10Best winners for the year. “Over one week in September, and over a distance of more than 15,000 miles, our editors drove every new 2013 model under $80,000, as well as our returning winners, to bring you this year’s 10Best,” CARandDRIVER said – here’s the full list of winners. […]

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2012 SEMA: Mazda MX-5 Super 25 Concept debuts

Mazda has released its MX-5 Super 25 Concept at the 2012 SEMA Show as a successor to the MX-5 Super 20, built as an endurance racer instead of a turbocharged powerhouse like its predecessor. The model’s exterior is coated in MazdaSpeed colors, with the majority of the outside painted Super Red Gloss, with Brilliant White […]

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2013 Mazda MX-5 Miata details released

Mazda has officially released details on the updated MX-5 Miata, which is currently hitting Japanese showrooms. The new design features a more aggressive front end, unique characteristics for both the retractable hard top and soft top variants, a new body color, Dolphin Gray Mica to replace Metropolitan Gray Mica, and a new tan interior color. […]

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Mazda MX-5 GT Concept debuts at Goodwood Festival of Speed

At the 2012 Goodwood Festival of Speed, Mazda is showing a lineup of vehicles along with this 205-hp MX-5 GT Concept, which has been inspired by Mazda’s podium winning MX-5 GT race program. The model was built by race specialists Jota Sport, and is powered by a naturally aspirated and upgrade 2.0-liter Mazda gasoline engine – mated […]

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Mazda MX-5 Kuro Red/White

Mazda MX-5 Kuro special-edition is for the UK only

The UK is getting yet another special-edition MX-5 called the Kuro. The Mazda MX-5 Kuro is named after the Japanese word for black but this special edition roadster is available in a range of three colors including Velocity Red Mica, Crystal White Pearlescent and Brilliant Black. Other touches include brilliant black accents, 17-inch alloy wheels, a […]

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2013 Subaru BRZ vs Hyundai Genesis Coupe, Mazda Miata MX-5

Video: 2013 Subaru BRZ hangs out with the Hyundai Genesis Coupe, Mazda Miata MX-5

There are many cars in the $25,000 segment that the Subaru BRZ can be pinned up against. However, the guys at Road & Track have put together one of the best Subaru BRZ head-to-heads that I’ve seen since the launch of the car. Check out the Top 10 things you need to know about the 2013 […]

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2012 Mazda MX-5 Miata special-editions coming to 2012 Chicago Auto Show

A Special Edition 2012 Mazda MX-5, based on the Grand Touring edition, is set to be released by Mazda North American Operations at this year’s Chicago Auto Show. One of the outstanding visual features of the model is that it comes with a Power Retractable Hard Top coated in black paint, regardless of body color. […]

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Report: Mazda MX-5 will stay rear-wheel-drive

To some it may not be a shock, but to a concerned mass of Miata/ MX-5 fans, the following is good news: the next MX-5 will be rear drive, weigh under 1,000 kg and power will remain similar. So theoretically, the new car will drive differently, but performance will be similar if not slightly better […]

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