|2016 MAZDA MX-5 MIATA IS TOP PICK FOR THE TRUTH ABOUT CARS' LIST OF THE TEN BEST AUTOMOBILES TODAY|
|• Mazda3 and Mazda6 Join Mazda's Flagship Roadster on Editor- and Reader-Voted List|
IRVINE, Calif. (May 11, 2016) – The 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata topped a list of the Ten Best Automobiles Today, as voted upon by the editors of The Truth About Cars and their readers. It is one of three Mazda vehicles on the list, which also includes the 2016 Mazda3 and 2016 Mazda6.
The list represents the standout vehicles that endured a lengthy nomination process and were among the favorites vote...[Read more...]
|Mazda Produces One-Millionth Mazda MX-5|
| ||HIROSHIMA, Japan—Mazda Motor Corporation announced today that production of the Mazda MX-5 (Mazda Roadster in Japan) reached one million units on April 22, 2016. The milestone figure was achieved over 27 years, with mass-production of the MX-5 starting at Ujina Plant No. 1 in Hiroshima in April 1989.
'From the first generation through to today's fourth-generation model, the reason we have been able to continue selling the MX-5 all these years is due to the strong support of fans around...[Read more...]|
|ALL-NEW MAZDA ROADSTER WINS CAR OF THE YEAR JAPAN|
|HIROSHIMA, Japan, Dec. 7, 2015 -- Mazda Motor Corporation's all-new Mazda Roadster (known as MX-5 outside Japan) has been named the 2015-2016 Car of the Year Japan.
The all-new Roadster is the sixth model in Mazda's new-generation lineup of vehicles that feature the full range of SKYACTIV TECHNOLOGY*1 and KODO—Soul of Motion design. This lightweight open-top two-seater front-engine rear-wheel drive sports car is designed for pure Jinba-ittai driving fun.
In redesigning the model, Ma...[Read more...]|
|2016 MAZDA CX-3 AND MX-5 MIATA WIN AWARDS FROM HISPANIC MOTOR PRESS|
| ||• Mazda CX-3 Crossover and MX-5 Miata Earn Top Honors|
IRVINE, Calif. (December 8, 2015) – The Hispanic Motor Press has honored Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) with best-in-segment awards for 2016, naming the 2016 CX-3 as the best subcompact crossover and the 2016 MX-5 Miata the best sports car.
'We are honored to receive these awards for our two newest products. They now join the Mazda3 and Mazda6, which were awardees last year,' said Jim O'Sullivan, president and CE...[Read more...]
|MAZDA MX-5 WINS CAR OF THE YEAR JAPAN|
|In a close battle, Mazda's MX-5 held onto its narrow lead to beat the fast-finishing Honda S660 mini-sports car to win the Car of the Year Japan award.
At an award ceremony held at the Tokyo International Exchange Center in Tokyo Bay, the MX-5 sports car tallied 442 votes, pipping the Honda S660 mini-coupe by 41 votes when the last of the sixty juror's votes were read out. The BMW 2-Series, which finished in third place, totalled 177 votes to pick up the Import Car of the Year gong.
|2016 MAZDA MX-5 MIATA CLUB EDITION TO DEBUT AT NEW YORK INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW|
| ||- 2016 MX-5 Club represents most aggressive road-going version -
IRVINE, Calif., March 25, 2015 -- Ready to join the Club? The 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata Club edition, that is.
Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) will be introducing the North American-spec MX-5 Club next week at the New York International Auto Show. The MX-5 Club represents the most aggressive road-going iteration of Mazda's fourth-generation flagship roadster.
The 2016 MX-5 sheds approximately 150 lbs. from...[Read more...]|
|MAZDA STARTS PRODUCTION OF ALL-NEW MX-5|
|HIROSHIMA, Japan—Mazda Motor Corporation today began production of the all-new Mazda MX-5 two-seater lightweight sports car (known as Mazda Roadster in Japan) at Ujina Plant No.1 in Hiroshima. The first models produced are destined for the Japanese market. Sales of the all-new MX-5 will begin in Japan around June this year and interested buyers can make an appointment for pre-sale discussions through a dedicated website from noon on Friday, March 20. Following sales start in Japan, the MX...[Read more...]|
|MAZDA MOTORSPORTS: MONTEREY RECAP|
|• MX-5 Podium Sweep Highlights Weekend|
May 4, 2014 (MONTEREY, Calif.) – The only thing better than racing at Mazda Raceway, is winning at Mazda Raceway. Thanks to outstanding performances by Freedom Autosport and CJ Wilson Racing, it was a Mazda MX-5 Miata 1-2-3 podium sweep in the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge Street Tuner race this weekend. The win moves Mazda into the lead in the manufacturers' championship points chase.
For Freedom Autosport, it was their fourth ...[Read more...]
|MAZDA KICKS OFF 2014 SEASON AT ROLEX 24|
|• Mazda SKYACTIV Prototype Begins New TUDOR Championship Era|
January 21, 2014 (IRVINE, Calif.) — Mazda Motorsports is known for several things – sports cars, endurance racing, and taking the engineering path less traveled. This coming weekend, Mazda Motorsports will begin a new era of professional sports car racing when its latest SKYACTIV-powered Mazda Prototype takes the green flag at the first ever TUDOR United SportsCar Championship race.
The season opening Rolex 24 at ...[Read more...]
|Mazda Returns Diesel Power To The Brickyard|
|July 25, 2013 (INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana) When the Mazda6 SKYACTIV-D Clean Diesel racecar hits the track at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway this week, it will be the first time in six decades that a diesel has competed at the most famous track in the world. Historians will note that the last time a diesel competed at the speedway was in the 1952 Indianapolis 500, when the Cummins Diesel Special surprised the establishment with technology unknown to most racers at the time. While there are...[Read more...]|