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2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata has arrived

Ladies and gentlemen, meet the 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata. The highly anticipated fourth-generation (ND) model made its official debut in Monterey, CA this evening, and while details are slim (as in, we have practically none), there's one big thing to talk about: less weight. Yes, Mazda has confirmed that the new Miata sheds some 220 pounds over the model it replaces, and is "the most compact of any generation MX-5 so far." For those keeping track, that means the new MX-5 should weigh in somewhere around 2,200 pounds. Mazda's Kodo design language is obvious here, with a seriously wide and... Read More

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    Mazda Miata flips a new lid with retractable hardtop
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    Another big introduction for next month's London International Motor Show has been announced!Mazda will use the venue to debut its new MX-5 Miata with retractable hardtop. The addition of the hardtop transforms what was already one of the best three season roadsters ever into a legitimate year-round machine. No details have been released other than the ...

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    Mazda MX-5 droptop tin-top to debut at British Motor Show
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    If the rumors of a folding hardtop MX-5 are true, it looks as if Mazda will flip its lid at the British Motor Show in London this July. Word is that the retractable tin-top will add about $2,700-$3,600 over the conventional version. It is not known what sort of weight penalty the power hardtop will exact on the limber MX-5, or if it will be bundled with ...

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    World Car of the Year announces finalists
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    The second annual World Car of the Year award will go to one of three finalists, announced this week -- the BMW 3-series, the Mazda MX-5 and the Porsche Cayman S. Twenty seven new vehicles from around the world were in the running, and after narrowing those down to just three, KPMG, which oversees the counting of the ballots, will draw the winner at the New ...

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    Finalists announced for 2006 World Car of the Year
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    May I have the envelope, please? Not quite yet. However... the finalists are: BMW 3-Series Honda Civic/Civic Hybrid Land Rover Range Rover Sport Lexus IS Mazda MX-5 Mercedes-Benz M-Class Mercedes-Benz S-Class Porsche Cayman S Suzuki Swift Volkswagen Passat The finalists were selected by a jury ...

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