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NewsMazda MX-5 Could be Electrified… at One Condition
With automakers pushing toward smaller engines and electrification to reduce global emissions, sports cars are either facing extinction or a serious transformation. We know, for example, that the Audi TT will not return and that the Ford Mustang will soon offer a hybrid variant. What about the Mazda MX-5 a.k.a.
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NewsThe Car Guide’s 2019 Best Buys: Mazda MX-5
Spring is about to arrive, and we’re finally decided to buy an affordable convertible. But which one should we choose? To help consumers make the right purchase, The Car Guide publishes every year its Best Buys in a host of various vehicle categories, including the convertible segment. The Best Buy …
NewsAJAC Announces its 2019 Canadian Car of the Year Category Winners
During the Montreal International Auto Show, The Automobile Journalist Association of Canada revealed its category winners of its 2019 Canadian Car of The Year program. In the Small Car category, the 2019 Kia Forte took the title, and AJAC journalists gave it the highest subjective value rating. It beat the …
News2017 Mazda MX-5 RF Launch Edition Sells Out in Days
Mazda and its little MX-5 are on quite a roll in 2016. Earlier this year, the British-inspired roadster hit a milestone with Mazda building the one-millionth example. Right around that same time is when the RF was revealed to the world at the New York City auto show. The Car …
NewsMazda Thanks its Fans by Letting them Preorder an MX-5 RF
Mazda always tried to take great care of is most loyal customers. The manufacturer organizes meets with owners and frequently unveils new versions of their models there. They also make sure to listen to those enthusiasts' opinions when the time comes to design new cars. With the arrival of the …
NewsFlyin’ Miata Injects Some Juice into the Mazda MX-5
Anyone who drove a new Mazda MX-5 can tell you the sleek roadster is one of the most enjoyable, brand-new vehicles on the road. Its steering is responsive, the car weighs pretty much nothing and it can go around corners at impressive speeds. However, power isn’t THAT impressive. While the …
NewsA Lighter Mazda MX-5?
With a weight of 1058 kg, the MX-5 is one of the lightest cars on the market. This doesn't stop Mazda from wanting to shed even more weight on the car. According to Autocar , the director of the MX-5 project, Nobuhiro Yamamoto, is satisfied with the size of the …
NewsJaws drop over Mazda MX-5 RF retractable hardtop model
The Mazda MX-5, née Miata, has been a lot of things to a lot of people over the years—and now it can be a Targa-like drop-top thanks to the new Mazda MX-5 RF. While a retractable hardtop isn't anything new to the MX-5, the way the MX-5 RF goes about …
News2016 World Car Of The Year Finalists Announced
Every year, the World Car of the Year Awards program recognizes the best new vehicles on the planet automakers have to offer. A panel composed of 73 automotive journalists from around the world – two from Canada, including yours truly – submitted their votes electronically last week. The finalists in …
NewsMazda unveils 2 lightweight MX-5 concepts at SEMA show
The ink is barely dry on purchase orders for the 2016 Mazda MX-5 , and the automaker has already unveiled a pair of cool concepts that show off what the tiny two-seater is capable of. On display at the 2015 SEMA show in Las Vegas, the MX-5 Spyder and MX-5 …
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