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Joe Foster and Patrick Dempsey - Dempsey Racing photo

Dempsey Racing Expands To American Le Mans Series LMPC Class

It's no secret that actor/racer Patrick Dempsey thoroughly enjoyed his experience two years ago racing in the 24 Heures du Mans, where he drove a Ferrari LM GT2 for far more hours than expected when one of his co-drivers became ill. It was quite the challenge for Dempsey, but one that whetted his... read more

November 14, 2011 by 
 
Mazda's MX-5 Spyder concept

Mazda Shows MX-5 Spyder Concept At SEMA

Mazda’s MX-5 is officially certified as the best-selling two-seat roadster in the world, and it’s hard to find a car that better defines affordable performance... read more November 1, 2011 by 


 
Mazda's Turbo2 concept for SEMA 2011. Image: Mazda

Mazda Turbo2 Concept At SEMA: Fast Now Comes In Size Small

Our first experience with a Mazdaspeed3 powered Mazda2 came during this year’s One Lap of America, where the pint-sized pocket-rocket quickly won over our hearts and... read more November 1, 2011 by 


 
Rotary engine

Will The Rotary Engine Power Mazda's Future--With The Help Of Electricity?

To many purists, Mazda will forever be linked to the rotary engine that the company first launched in the 1968 Familia Rotary Coupe. Throughout the years, rotary engines have... read more November 1, 2011 by 


 
2011 Mazda MX-5 Spyder Concept

Maxda MX-5 Spyder And Turbo2 Concepts Headed For SEMA

Mazda likes to march to the beat of its own drum—exemplified in its 'zoom-zoom' ethos and far-out design concepts—and its SEMA announcement sticks with that... read more October 28, 2011 by 


 
2011 Mazda Takeri Concept

2011 Mazda Takeri Concept: 2011 Tokyo Motor Show Preview

When Mazda said its new ‘Kodo-Soul of Motion’ design theme would be influencing its future models, it certainly wasn’t lying. In a little over 12 months... read more October 24, 2011 by 


 
B-Spec racers in formation for first group test

B-Spec Race Cars Complete First Group Test

When you think of the Honda Fit, Fiat 500, Mazda2, or Ford Fiesta, your first thought probably isn't, "hey, that'd make a great road racing car!" That's exactly what the new... read more October 20, 2011 by 


 
Rotary engine

Mazda Working On New Rotary Engine With Skyactiv Tech?

On, off, on, off--it's not a light switch, it's Mazda's program for its next rotary engine. While speaking about commitment to the history and soul of the company out of one... read more October 11, 2011 by 


 
2011 Mazda RX-8 Spirit R

Mazda Sending Out RX-8 With Special Edition Spirit R

In August we were sad to report that Mazda was ending production of its RX-8 sports car and with no successor in sight will effectively end production of the world’s... read more October 7, 2011 by 


 
Driven: 2010 Mazda Mazdaspeed3 Sport

2012 Mazda Mazdaspeed3 Priced From $24,795

Mazda is introducing a revamped Mazda3 for 2012 and this week announced pricing details for the range, which goes on sale over the coming months. The model we’re most... read more October 5, 2011 by 


 
2012 Mazda CX-5

Mazda First Automaker To Implement Ultra-High Tensile Steel

Mazda will be the first automaker to implement the use of 1,800 megapascal (approximately 261,000 psi) ‘ultra-high tensile steel’ in a mainstream vehicle with the... read more October 4, 2011 by 


 
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... read more August 22, 2011 by 


 
Mazda MX-5 GT onboard at Spa Francorchamps

A Lap Of Spa Francorchamps In Detail With MX-5 GT Racer: Video

As the F1 paddock gets ready to come off its summer break and head to the treacherous, historic circuit at Spa Francorchamps August 26-28, Mazda's U.K. arm has let loose this... read more August 18, 2011 by 


 
2012 Mazda MAZDA3 with SkyActiv

Mazda Rejects DSGs, Redefines Automatic Transmissions Instead

Listen to some automakers, and you might think that conventional automatic transmissions are obsolete and inferior—and to be replaced by continuously variable (CVT)... read more August 10, 2011 by 


 
2009 Mazda RX-8

Is Mazda's Rotary Engine Program Dead?

No automaker in history has done more to further the rotary-engine design of Felix Wankel than Mazda. Originally used by Mazda in the 1967 Mazda Cosmo, the rotary engine has... read more August 9, 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 


 
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