Mazda MX-5

2016 Mazda MX-5 gets LS3 V8 conversion – the perfect car?

Aug 01, 2016

For as long as the Mazda MX-5 has been a motoring icon, the debate has been raging in regards to its, well… modest powertrain. We’re not here to pick sides in this battle, only report...

Is the new Mazda MX-5 safe? ANCAP crash tests return 5-star result

Jun 07, 2016

Even though the new Mazda MX-5 has been on sale for a while now, buyers have been in the dark in regards to knowing how safe it is. ANCAP has just crash-tested it and awarded...

2016 Mazda MX-5 vs Toyota 86 comparison: track test (video)

May 15, 2016

The sports car market hasn’t been this hot since the days of the turbo fenzy in the crazy eighties. It’s the brilliant 2016 Mazda MX-5 2L versus the now legendary Toyota 86. These are the...

Top 10 Best Sports Cars Under $40,000

Apr 29, 2016

For buyers wanting cheap thrills, this is a good time to be alive. Sure you can spend $300 jumping out of a plane, or off a bridge attached to a bungee rope for that adrenaline...

Aimgain gives new Mazda MX-5 old-school wide-body styling upgrade

Apr 14, 2016

A Japanese tuning company called Aimgain has produced a typically-Japanese widebody kit for the ND Mazda MX-5, giving it an old-school racer stance. Called the Rocket Bunny kit, it features a tacked on ducktail wing,...

2016 World Car of the Year award winners announced

Mar 28, 2016

The 2016 World Car of the Year award winners have been announced, with the new Mazda MX-5 picking up two of the five main awards. This year there were five categories that new vehicles were...

Mazda MX-5 RF hardtop convertible revealed

Mar 23, 2016

It looks like Mazda was indeed planning a hardtop version of the new MX-5. It has just unveiled the MX-5 RF, which makes its debut at the New York Auto Show in the US. The...

2016 Mazda MX-5 2.0L review (video)

Mar 14, 2016

The 2016 ND Mazda MX-5 is a car that has been absolutely saturated with praise and accolades since its launch, and it’s not hard to understand why. The fourth generation of Mazda’s rear-drive, open-top sportster...

Mazda world premiere headed to New York show, MX-5 Roadster Coupe?

Mar 11, 2016

Mazda will be unveiling a “world premiere” at the upcoming New York Auto Show, with all clues pointing to a brand-new MX-5 Roadster Coupe. The new MX-5 has been a major success all around the...

Mazda plans racing concepts for 2016 Tokyo Auto Salon

Jan 04, 2016

Mazda is planning to unveil a handful of sporty concepts at the 2016 Tokyo Auto Salon, showing off the racy potential of some of its mainstream models. The company is using the Mazda2, Mazda6, CX-3...

2016 Mazda MX-5 GT 1.5L review (video)

Dec 15, 2015

As a motoring journalist, sometimes you get the sense that a manufacturer has attempted to create fun purely by adding a shed-load of power. The 2016 Mazda MX-5 is a car that absolutely shatters that...

2016 Mazda MX-5 2.0L now on sale in Australia from $34,490

Dec 01, 2015

Mazda Australia has introduced the 2.0-litre version of the all-new MX-5 Roadster, bringing more power to the popular drop-top. It’s essentially the same car as the current 1.5-litre model, only it comes with a 2.0-litre...