|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...]|
|GANASSI ‘STAR CAR' SHINES IN CLUTCH, WINS 53RD ROLEX 24 AT DAYTONA|
| ||◾PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports Takes PC Victory In Closing Minutes
◾Chip Ganassi Racing, CORE autosport Lead Patrón Endurance Cup
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 25, 2014) – Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates' 'Star Car' lived up to its billing in the 53rd Rolex 24 At Daytona. With a lineup of IndyCar's Scott Dixon and Tony Kanaan joined by NASCAR Sprint Cup Series regulars Jamie McMurray and Kyle Larson, the No. 02 Target Ford EcoBoost/Riley prevailed in a hard-fought battle with Action Ex...[Read more...]|
|MAZDA ANNOUNCES 2014 CLUB RACER SHOOTOUT|
| ||• Racers Chasing a $75,000 Prize, the Biggest in All of Club Racing|
October 23, 2014 (IRVINE, Calif.) The Mazda Club Racer Shootout is the single largest prize in club racing. Since 2007 Mazda has annually promoted one talented club racer to the professional ranks. The $75,000 prize funds a drive in the 2015 SCCA Pro Racing Mazda MX-5 Cup Presented by BFGoodrich Tires.
The heart and soul of Mazda Motorsports is club racing, and supporting those racers who have invested in...[Read more...]
|MAZDA MOTORSPORTS: SPRINGTIME IN CALIFORNIA|
| ||April 29, 2014 (IRVINE, Calif.) - Mazda and Motorsports are synonymous. Mazda doesn't just race. Mazda uses racing to help develop better products and to support the grassroots motorsports enthusiasts for whom driving is a daily highlight, and a track day is the ultimate vacation experience. Mazda Motorsports operates from a bottom-up philosophy where 9,000 of its racing customers buy over $8-million in Mazda parts each year. Mazda rewards them by paying prize money, the ultimate pay-f...[Read more...]|