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Rotary engine

Rotary could return in both sports car and extended-range EV, says Mazda exec

Mazda is committed to the rotary, though whether the unique engine design is used to directly power a sports car or serve as a range-extender for an electric car remains to be seen. Mazda has hinted at both options in recent years but so far has tended to flip-flop between the two. Now, though, a... read more

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Here's a time-lapse teardown of a Mazda MX-5 Miata engine

Watch an incredible time-lapse teardown of a Mazda MX-5 Miata engine

Apparently, Peter Gabriel is getting into the wrenching game. At least that's what this video has us reminiscing about. Gabriel, for those youngsters among us, is the... read more September 29, 2017 by


 
Mazda RX-Vision concept, 2015 Tokyo Motor Show

Mazda promises evolution of RX-Vision concept for 2017 Tokyo Motor Show

A top Mazda executive has confirmed plans for the unveiling of a new concept described as an evolution of the stunning RX-Vision sports car concept. The RX-Vision was... read more September 18, 2017 by


 
2018 Mazda CX-8

Mazda CX-8 revealed: a new 3-row SUV for Japan

Crossover SUVs with three rows are all the rage with families, and one of the more handsome options in the mainstream segment is the Mazda CX-9. However, the CX-9 is just a... read more September 14, 2017 by


 
2020 Mazda 3 prototype

2020 Mazda 3 prototype first drive: can spark-less engines ignite our passions?

In late August, exactly six next-generation 2020 Mazda 3 hatchbacks existed anywhere in the world. Each was a hand-built prototype, riding on a next-generation chassis and... read more September 6, 2017 by


 
Mazda RX-Vision concept, 2015 Tokyo Motor Show

Mazda execs continue to tease future rotary without any more details

Despite its recent breakthrough in sparkless ignition gasoline engines, Mazda has no plans to abandon the rotary engine which its executives insist is still being developed... read more September 6, 2017 by


 
Mazda patent image for swan doors

Mazda patents Aston Martin-esque doors, but why?

We still don't know what exactly the bright minds at Mazda are up to with regards to a new RX-branded sports car, but the Japanese automaker hasn't been shy about patenting... read more August 29, 2017 by


 
Mazda MX-5 Miata design proposals

Mazda MX-5 Miata design proposals reveal what could have been

Everyone's favorite example of slow car that begs to be driven fast almost looked a little different from the production Mazda MX-5 Miata on the road today. The brand itself... read more August 24, 2017 by


 
Mazda twin-turbo electric supercharged engine patent

Mazda patents engine with two turbos and an electric supercharger

We have to hand it to Mazda. Lately, the small Japanese automaker has punched well above its weight with the announcement it would bring a gasoline Homogenous Charge... read more August 21, 2017 by


 
Mazda HCCI engine

Here's how Mazda's HCCI engine works

Mazda took the industry by storm when earlier this month it announced plans to introduce gasoline-powered Homogeneous Charge Compression Ignition (HCCI) engines in 2019. HCCI... read more August 15, 2017 by


 
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Mazda confirms HCCI engine for 2019

Mazda on Tuesday laid out a company-wide strategy that looks ahead to the year 2030. Chief among the plans is the introduction of the world’s first production... read more August 7, 2017 by


 
Mazda NA Miata Restoration Program

Mazda launches Miata NA restoration program, but only for Japan

It's hard to believe it's been nearly 30 years since the first Mazda roadster, which would be dubbed the NA generation, debuted. A lot has happened in that amount of time... read more August 7, 2017 by


 
2017 Mazda MAZDA3

2019 Mazda 3 coming with world-first HCCI tech?

Fuel-saving Homogeneous Charge Compression Ignition (HCCI) technology has been in development for decades but could soon make an appearance in a production car. Early this... read more August 7, 2017 by


 
Mazda and Toyota logos

Mazda and Toyota join on electric cars, US plant

Mazda and Toyota agreed on Friday to collaborate on a wide range of areas including development of electric and connected car technologies, as well as production facilities... read more August 4, 2017 by


 
Mazda 3 MPS Rotary Hill Climb race car has a 630-hp rotary engine

Mazda 3 hill-climb car hides a high-horsepower rotary secret

Through the trees, you hear it coming. It sounds like bees, and they're angry. And there are thousands of them. Don't worry, though, because it's not a horde of angry... read more August 3, 2017 by


 
Robert Serwanski laps Nürburgring in Miata NC

Koenigsegg's test driver lapped the 'Ring in 7:49.74 in a Miata

What's quicker than a Lamborghini Murcielago, Ford GT, and BMW M4 around the Nürburgring? None other than a Mazda Miata, believe it or not. Well, it's not a stock Mazda... read more July 25, 2017 by


 
 

 
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