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    Mazda releases 20th Anniversary Edition Miata for JDM faithful

    20th Anniversary Mazda Miata -- Click above for high-res image
    Japan gets to celebrate the 20th birthday of the Mazda MX-5/Miata with a special edition for JDM buyers only. The Crystal White Pearl Mica roadster comes in two varieties: an RS soft-top with a 6-speed manual, and a VS hardtop with a ...

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    Rendered Speculation: Mazda preparing sub-Miata MX-2?

    We've seen it happen a million times: a small car is successful, then the automaker ruins it by making it larger and heavier to satisfy what it thinks the average buyer is after. Fortunately, that hasn't been the case with the Mazda MX-5, which – retractable hardtop option notwithstanding ...

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    Mazda MX-5 to celebrate 20th birthday at Le Mans

    Mazda MX-5's 20th Anniversary at LeMans - Click above for a high-res image gallery
    It's hard to believe it's been two decades since Mazda first showed the world how to build a classic British sports car right. The roadster known as the Miata and MX-5 at different times and places around the world ...

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    Chicago 2009: Mazda MX-5 Miata seems happy to be turning 20

    Click above for a high-res gallery of the 2009 Mazda MX-5 live from Chicago
    As we told you last week, the Miata is turning 20 this year and Mazda is celebrating with a little nip and tuck. Sure it's called the MX-5 now, and sure 20 isn't that old in people years, but seeing as how the Mazda3 has ...

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    Refreshed Mazda MX-5 Roadster goes on sale in Japan

    Click above for high-res image gallery of the 2009 Mazda MX-5 Roadster
    What Mazda has called a "refresh" is actually a seriously thorough tweaking of the MX-5's mechanics and aesthetics. Outside the rag top, known as the Roadster in Japan where it's just gone on sale, gets a smaller version of the ...

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    CAR gets way early first drive of Mazda MX-5

    CAR magazine has gotten an opportunity to try out the refresh of the MX-5, which has left them impressed enough to say it's "still the best car Mazda makes." There's nothing revelatory coming for 2009, just more consistent refinement of a winning formula. The biggest change is a bit of rhinoplasty ...

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    Mazda MX-5 will get lighter, maybe alternative powertrain

    Click above for high-res gallery of the Mazda MX-5
    The Mazda MX-5 is one of the world's best handling cars under $25,000, and as much as we Americans want more power and size to turn the Japanese roadster into a proper pony car, that's probably not going to happen. Increased fuel economy and CO2 ...

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    Leaked: Official updated Mazda MX-5 image

    Click above to enlarge and view another close-up shot of the changesThe current styling of the Mazda MX-5 could well be described as just a bit boring with very round corners that play it safe. Mazda would like to change the image of its iconic little roadster and revised styling is certainly on ...

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    The Final Word: No Mazdaspeed MX-5

    Click above for a high-res gallery of the 2008 Mazda MX-5.Speculation has been swirling over the last two years that a Mazdaspeed version of the MX-5 was right around the corner. At first, it was rumored to be released in late 2007, then early 2008, then early 2009 and then... nothing.Speaking with ...

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    From the Awesome Files: V6 Miata auto-x weapon

    Follow the jump for a video of the owner discussing and driving the carYou don't need to spend much time with a Miata to "get" why so many drivers are attracted to them. Perfectly executed and relentlessly entertaining, it's no surprise that Mazda's little roadster is the track-day weapon of choice ...

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    Miata? Impractical? BAH!

    Why is this man smiling? Because he's probably as amused by what he's doing as we are. Autoblog reader Doc B sent us these photos he took when he came upon the unlikely sight of a Mazda Miata being used to haul a sofa loveseat. Here we thought a Miata was barely spacious enough to transport two ...

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    Mazdaspeed success proves you don't need NASCAR, F1 to prove your worth

    Head out to any open track day and it's likely that you'll find more Mazda vehicles making the rounds on the tarmac than almost any other make. It's not rare to find out that at least one of the instructors doing a ride-along campaigns a Spec Miata, and during our last event, the same guy that ...

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    VIDEO: Doing burnouts in a U-HAUL

    var digg_url = ''; And by "in a U-Haul," we mean it in the most literal sense. This is what happens at the end of a move when enterprising lads look for something to do with their now-empty truck. Enter one Mazda Miata that fits nicely inside ...

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    Brits get special edition Mazda MX-5 named after Japanese ski resort

    Click the image above for more hi-res images of the Mazda MX-5 NisekoMazda MX-5-mad Brits will get two more exclusive branded models to choose from: the Niseko soft top and Niseko roadster coupe, named after the Niseko ski resort on the Japanese island of Hokkaido. The entry-level model soft top is ...

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    How many special edition Mustangs is too much? Meet the Miastang

    click above for more images of the M1Stang "Miastang"One could argue that the Mazda Miata has become our generation's Pontiac Fiero. We've seen the Miata become the kit car du jour in the form of a BMW Z3 and Aston Martin, but this conversion may take the cake. Though we have dubbed this car the ...

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    More on the BMW Z2

    AutoWeek has the skinny on the upcoming BMW roadster, which will sit below the Z4 in BMW's lineup, directly across from competitors such as the Mazda MX-5. Likely to be called the Z2, the wee roadster is expected to get BMW's naturally-aspirated 1.8 and 2.0L four-cylinder engines, with the ...

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    Solstice impressive in SCCA debut

    As we reported last week, General Motors officially decided to take the Solstice racing on a national level by entering it in the Sports Car Club of America road racing series. The first race was last weekend at the New Hampshire International Speedway and the Solstice placed third in the Showroom ...


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