With the CR-V in the body shop I needed a ride, and Mazda delivered with a 41 MPG Mazda 3 sedan. What did I think of the sporty 4 door? Find out …
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Despite our well-documented love for Mazda and its SkyActiv diesel racers, neither the SkyActiv Mazda 6 or the much-hyped SkyActiv LMP prototype racer (shown, above and at this link) saw much success in either the 2014 or 2015 seasons. For its part, Mazda appears to have decided that the problem isn’t with the crew or […]
Toyota and Mazda may collaborate on fuel cell technology and SkyActive fuel efficient engines. Working together could save both companies a lot of money.
Mazda executives are already considering a turbocharged engine to supplement the two naturally-aspirated mills that will launch in the 2016 Miata.
The new Mazda CX-3 compact SUV was revealed this week at the LA Auto Show. I features a 2.0 liter SkyActive 4 cylinder engine and 6 speed transmission.
U.S. buyers of the 2016 Mazda Miata will get a 2.0 liter SkyActiv-G engine in the redesigned roadster, but other places also get a 1.5 liter motor.
The big reveal is scheduled for 9 PM Eastern time, 6 PM on the Pacific coast, where the 2016 Mazda Miata will be unveiled love from Monterey, California.
Mazda has focused on improving the performance and efficiency of gasoline and diesel engines, though it might have hybrids in mind too.
It’s time for a change, and that change comes from the 2015 Mazda2, which gets an all-new look that has been revealed ahead of its debut this fall.
Mazda may bring back the iconic Wankel rotary engines (made famous in the RX-7 sports car) as a range-extending generator for a new, Japanese market hybrid.
Speculation was rampant that the 2016 Mazda Miata would break cover at the New York International Auto Show this year, and it did. Sorta.
Grippy, spry, and embodying the automaker’s motto of Zoom-zoom, the 2014 Mazda 3 hatchback is an excellent new entry into the competitive compact car market.
Can a gas-powered car be cleaner than an electric vehicle? Mazda thinks so, claiming the next-gen of SkyActiv engines will emit fewer emissions than EVs.
The 2014 Mazda 6 GT: a drop-dead gorgeous machine whose primary purpose is, I think, to sell more base-model Mazda 6 Sport sedans with manual transmissions.
After Grand-Am’s merger with ALMS, some wondered if Mazda would racing. Well fear not, as Mazda has signed on with a pair of turbodiesel racers.
Despite being skeptical of hybrid technology at first, major automakers are really starting to dig into the potential of dual-drivetrain vehicles. While Mazda still doesn’t sell a hybrid vehicle, it has joined forces with Clemson University to build the Deep Orange 3 concept car. What makes this concept so cool is its ability to switch between front, rear, and all-wheel drive.
Cars can be an exercise in minimalism, and the 2013 Mazda2 hatchback is one of the most minimalist of all. But if a fuel-efficient, no-frills ride is what you’re after, the Mazda2 fits the bill in many ways and more. Read on to find out why.
Despite today being the first day of spring, though, summer suddenly seems a lot further away – thanks to the latest review of Mazda’s new-for-2014 SkyActiv diesel wagon. Coming to the US (maybe) late summer, 2013.
Mazda’s SkyActive technology program has been batting .1000 since its inception, giving us better cars, kickass commercials, and one of the sexiest endurance race cars to come out of anywhere since anytime. The fact that the new Mazda 6 diesel racer is dead-sexy AND has 4-doors (getting it the coveted “A-OK” from the wifey) is almost too much to process.
We’ve talked at length about how awesome the all-new Mazda6 diesel race car is going to be, and finally the day has arrived when we get to see this ride in action. Video after the jump.