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    Report: Slow-selling Mazda2 may not be renewed for U.S.

    As with its platform-mate, the Ford Fiesta, the Mazda2 hasn't exactly made hay with the monthly sales numbers. Unlike it's Ford relative, however, Mazda isn't committed to sticking it out with the Mazda2 in the U.S. Ford has gone on record as saying it will remain committed to the Fiesta here, ...

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    Comparo: 2012 Mini Cooper S Roadster vs. 2012 Mazda MX-5 Miata Special Edition

    Veteran And Rookie Roadsters Face Off In Droptop Doubleheader Like an aging ballplayer, the Mazda is starting to look a little gray around the temples – a bit vulnerable. We've been eying this fight for a long time. Since the reborn Mini first burst on the scene in 2002, really. Oh, ...

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    Video: Watch Mazda's MX-5 GT Concept climb the hill at Goodwood

    Mazda brought the company's ever-sexy MX-5 Miata GT Concept to this past weekend's Goodwood Festival of Speed for a little sprint up the hill. With 205 horsepower on tap thanks to new cams and a revised throttle body, the concept is exactly what Miata buyers have been clamoring for all these ...

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    Official: UK gets Mazda MX-5 Miata Kuro special edition

    The word "kuro" means "black" in Japanese, and several special edition kuro models have made there way to the UK from Japanese automakers in the past few years: the Nissan Juke Kuro last year and the Mazda RX-8 Kuro in 2007. Mazda has gone back to black with the MX-5 Kuro, but unlike those other ...

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    Official: Mazda to debut MX-5 Miata GT Concept, looking for feedback

    Does the idea of a Mazda MX-5 Miata with 205 horsepower – a useful bump over the stocker's 167 ponies – sound like a good idea? How about one with an upgraded suspension, carbon fiber front splitter, rear diffuser and spoiler? Still not good enough for you? Fine. Throw in a ...

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    Official: Mazda takes the long and winding roadster to the British isles with MX-5 Venture Edition

    Go back half a century or so and nobody owned the concept of the little roadster quite like the British. These days it belongs to Mazda and its ubiquitous MX-5 Miata, but as if to pay homage, the Japanese automaker has launched a new special edition in the UK. Called the MX-5 Venture Edition, it ...

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    The Road to Targa Newfoundland, Part 1: Bill breaks an arm

    Racing is built on a foundation of tired sayings packed with monumental truths. Recently, few have been more poignant for the crew of the supercharged NC Miata we're set to co-pilot in the 2011 Targa Newfoundland than, "You have to start before you can win." Last week, Bill Cardell, our valiant ...

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    Official: Mazda UK's Black edition MX-5 and Mazda2 can be had in any color... as long as it's not black?

    You'd expect a car labeled Black Edition to actually be, you Whether it's a Porsche, a Hummer or a Unimog. But then again Mercedes-AMG's top line of performance models are called the Black Series, and you can get those in any color you want. So maybe it's a page out of that playbook ...

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    Rumormill: Mazda targeting 1,760-pound target for next Miata - 400 pounds lighter than first-gen

    The future is looking bright for the next-generation Mazda MX-5 Miata. According to Inside Line, the head honchos at the Japanese automaker have instructed the company's engineers to strip a whopping 720 pounds from the vehicles already comparably light 2,480-pound curb weight. If successful, ...

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    Chicago 2011: 2011 Mazda MX-5 Miata Special Edition adds exclusivity... for a price

    2011 Mazda MX-5 Miata Special Edition - Click above for high-res image gallery
    In the market for a new MX-5 Miata, but want a bit more exclusivity? Check out the 2011 Mazda MX-5 Miata Special Edition, as the new range-topping droptop should fit the bill perfectly. Based off of a fully-loaded ...

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    Mazda MX-5 Matte and Black Special Edition is darkened hotness

    Mazda MX-5 Matte and Black Special Edition – Click above for high-res image gallery
    We make no effort to hide the fact that we love the Mazda Miata just the way it is. In fact, it's always been just about perfect in our eyes, as evidenced by our most recent road test of the sporty little ...

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    Blimey! UK gets its own 20th Anniversary Mazda Miata

    Mazda MX5 20th Anniversary Edition (UK) – Click above for high-res image gallery
    If you'll allow us to channel Kyle's mother for a moment, "What!? What!? What?!?!" That's right folks, not only has Mazda decided that them good bread and cheese eaters over in Europia get a 20th Anniversary ...

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    2011 Mazda MX-5 Miata to get SKY-G power, 50+ mpg?

    Mazda MX-5 Miata Superlight Concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Are big changes ahead for the Miata? As a blog that's gone on record as adoring the current iteration (and all previous – Ed.) of Mazda's quintessential sportscar, that notion is a bit worrisome. Still, it ...

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    SEMA 2009: Turbo rotary Mazda MX-5 begs to be flogged

    Turbo Rotary Mazda MX-5 - Click above for high-res image gallery
    If you get the impression things are all high gloss and dubs in Vegas, you wouldn't be far off. But walk around the SEMA compound long enough and you come across something cool that that speaks to the gearhead, track rat in each of ...

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    Review: 2009 Mazda MX-5 Miata is still the drive of our childhood dreams

    2009 Mazda MX-5 Miata – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Remember back when you were a diapered enthusiast-to-be and you weren't allowed to venture beyond the end of your family's tree lawn? The sum total of your 'driving' experience was probably a Little Tikes Cozy Coupe. If you were ...

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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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    New automaker V-Vehicle Co. sets up shop in idled Louisiana GM plant, hires Miata designer

    Wither natural gas? T. Boone Pickens was last heard strongly supporting using the abundant North American fossil fuel as a means of moving the U.S. away from foreign oil. Today, though, the Texas oil man (and almost wind man) was revealed as an investor in a new automotive company called V-Vehicle ...

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    Next Mazda Miata to be lighter; get smaller engines and electric power steering?

    Click above for a high-res gallery of 20 years of the Mazda Miata/MX-5
    Low weight and greater efficiency might not be the sexiest of selling points for a sports car unless you're a devotee of Lotus founder Colin Chapman's "add lightness" philosophy. Thankfully for those less-is-more enthusiasts, ...

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    Retroforza gives Mazda Miata a Ferrari complex

    Click above for a gallery of the RetroForza Italia
    If you've got an obsession with boomer culture, but don't have the budget to spring for a period-specific Ferrari, never fear, RetroForza makes it possible to be a nostalgic poseur. Sporting lines reminiscent of Ferrari's 275, RetroForza is ...

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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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