Mazda is growing the fourth-generation MX-5 family with the world premiere of the all-new MX-5 RF. The already sharp, aggressive gen-four MX-5 is extra slick in RF spec, adding a smooth, dropping roofline to its sporty body. The push-button retractable hard-top and rear window give MX-5 drivers a new path for letting in the rush of fresh air.
You might not have heard of Mitsuoka, but the boutique brand has been manufacturing cars for Japan-based Anglophiles since 1968. The company's Brooklands, Viewt and Roadster are all being offered in the UK for the first time, posing the question: do British buyers really want a Japanese knock-off version of the cars they grew up with? Read More
The Linux Foundation began a new initiative in 2012 called Automotive Grade Linux as an open-source project to develop common Linux-based software cores for connected cars. Now major automakers like Ford, Mazda, Mitsubishi, and Subaru have joined AGL alongside existing members Toyota, Nissan, and Jaguar Land Rover.Read More
Mazda might have stolen the show in Tokyo with its gorgeous RX-Vision Coupe, but it's back to business as usual for the Japanese brand in Los Angeles. Instead of launching a slinky rotary concept, Mazda has taken the covers off its new CX-9 SUV. Designed to ferry the kids to school in style, the CX-9 will be powered by a 2.5-liter engine debuting new turbo technology that cuts down on lag. Read More
Fiat is working on building its brand in North America. It started with the iconic little 500, then expanded on that with the 500L and the 500X. Now it's finally ready to look beyond its smallest car and offer something else. At the Los Angeles Auto Show, Fiat unveiled a new rendition of an old favorite, the Fiat 124 Spider. Based on the MX-5 and to be built at Mazda's Hiroshima facility, the Fiat 124 is a small, beautiful modern roadster.Read More
The 2016 Scion iA is an entry-level sedan newly-minted in the Scion lineup, and so packed with goodness that you'll never know it's a compact. This car tosses the old "compacts are cheap and boring" cliche out its window and speeds off without looking back.Read More
Mazda has added a limited edition Miata to the model options for its two-seat roadster. The Mazda MX-5 Sport Recaro will be limited to 600 units and features exclusive sport styling enhancements.Read More
Mazda is showcasing two new MX-5 Miata concepts at the Specialty Equipment Manufacturer’s Association (SEMA) show in Las Vegas. The concepts, based on the 2016 MX-5, are the MX-5 Spyder and the MX-5 Speedster, both aimed towards the core of the lightweight, open-air basis of the Miata.Read More
We've been hearing about the possibility of a new, RX-8-succeeding rotary-powered Mazda sports car for years now. At the Tokyo Motor Show, Mazda has finally breathed fresh life into those rumors, showing what such a car could look like draped in today's KODO design language – in a word: magnificent. The deep-red RX-Vision concept drips in automotive sensuality and hopefully proves more than just a fleeting vision.
Compact SUVs seem to be all the rage and many manufacturers are getting in on the act by taking a small hatch, jacking it up and giving it all wheel drive. Mazda's tilt at cracking the recipe comes in the form of the CX-3, a high-riding compact SUV based on the featherweight Mazda 2 hatchback. Gizmag spent a week with the CX-3 to find out what all the fuss is about.
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