Mazda News

 
2010 Mazda RX-8

Mazda Ends RX-8 Production, No Rotary Successor In Sight

Mazda has reportedly ceased production of its RX-8 sports car, the only rotary-powered vehicle currently on the market, and possibly the last. The reason is due to falling sales and an inability to meet toughening emissions and fuel economy regulations all around the world. Last year Mazda only... read more

August 22, 2011 by
 
2012 Mazda3 SkyActiv 2.0

Pressure Drop: Mazda Rethinks Internal Combustion Tech

Mazda has long been known for emphasizing engineering, being a little quirky, and emphasizing driving enjoyment across all its products in a way we don't see from bigger... read more August 9, 2011 by


 
2013 Lexus GS 350 teaser image, brightened to show detail.

Mr. Bean Crashes, Alfa Romeo 4C, Lotus Final Editions: Car News Headlines

It's been a busy 24 hours for teasers: the 2013 Lexus GS shows its new face (barely). [MotorAuthority] Lotus unveils the Final Edition 2011 Elise and Exige. [MotorAuthority]... read more August 5, 2011 by


 
2012 Mazda CX-5

2012 Mazda CX-5: 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show Preview

Mazda has taken the covers off the all-new 2012 Mazda CX-5 compact crossover ahead of its world debut next month at the 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show. The new crossover is the... read more August 2, 2011 by


 
 John Force won in Funny Car for the first time this year. Photo: Anne Proffitt

Winners Crowned At Bandimere Speedway

John Force finally won his 133rd NHRA Funny Car race at Bandimere Speedway in the 32nd annual Mopar Mile High Nationals outside Denver, CO. The No. 5 qualifier took his Ford... read more July 25, 2011 by


 
2011 Subaru Impreza WRX

10 Fastest Cars For The Money

There's a lot to be said for being able to buy the latest and greatest in supercar technology, but for many of us, that's little more than a dream. If you're looking for a... read more July 19, 2011 by


 
Volvo animal detection safety development

Volvo Beats Mercedes In J.D. Power Quality Ratings--On Home Turf

J.D. Power and Associates released a new report last week ranking Volvo in the number one spot, ahead of Mercedes in a survey of Customer Satisfaction in the German marque's... read more June 21, 2011 by


 
1991 Mazda 787B four-rotor race car

Patrick Dempsey Drives The Mazda 787B Race Car At Le Mans: Video

This past weekend the unique Mazda 787B race car powered by four-rotor Wankel rotary engine took to the famous Circuit de la Sarthe in France during an exhibition run prior... read more June 17, 2011 by


 
Rotary engine

Mazda Working On New Rotary Engine, May Partner With Audi: Report

For years, rumors have been flying in all directions on a Mazda RX-9, incorporating everything from electric turbos to hybrids systems. Most recently, we reported on the... read more June 10, 2011 by


 
Rotary Supers Cars Predator GT preview

Germany’s Rotary Super Cars Working On Four-Rotor Predator GT

Remember the awesome four-rotor Mazda 787B race car that won the 24 Hours of Le Mans 20 years ago and is now set to run the famous French circuit during a demonstration ahead... read more June 7, 2011 by


 
2010 Mazda Mazda6

Mazda 6 Walks Out On Michigan, Ford Plant, Next One Made In Japan

Last week we heard talk of the further separation of Ford and Mazda, with the end of Mazda's U.S. production at the forefront. Today, Mazda has announced that the next... read more June 6, 2011 by


 
2010 Mazda Shinari Concept

Mazda RX-9 Use Toyota Hybrid Drive?

Rumors and insinuations about Mazda's next-gen rotary-powered sports car have been brewing since somewhere around the midpoint of the RX-8's life cycle. Some of those rumors... read more May 24, 2011 by


 
1991 Mazda 787B four-rotor race car

Mazda 787B Four-Rotor Race Car Returning To Le Mans After Winning 20 Years Ago

Back in 1991, when the McLaren F1 supercar had just been born and the Persian Gulf War was still raging, Mazda was working on a new endurance racer, one with a four-rotor... read more May 20, 2011 by


 
Mazda SKYACTIV-G 1.3 direct-injection gasoline engine

Mazda Unveils SKYACTIV-G 1.3 Direct-Injection Engine For Mazda2

Mazda has taken the wraps off a new ‘downsized’ engine displacing just 1.3-liters but developing upwards of 83 horsepower and 83 pound-feet of torque thanks to a... read more May 18, 2011 by


 
Fast food

Is Car Culture Keeping Americans Overweight?

A few years ago we reported on the trend that many new cars aren’t designed to accommodate America’s seemingly ever-expanding waistline, with even popular models... read more May 13, 2011 by


 
2012 Mazda CX-5 spy shots

2012 Mazda CX-5: Spy Shots

Since its debut at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show, Mazda has been hinting at production of its attractive Minagi compact crossover concept. And at the recent 2011 New York Auto... read more April 29, 2011 by


 
 

 
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