Tag Archives: Mazda

Watch This Project FD Mazda RX-7 Go From Trash To Stunner In 10 Minutes

Ah, the time-lapse build video. All the satisfaction of finishing a successful car project with none of the work, money or time that goes into it. If you’ve got 10 minutes to kill today, you can watch this FD Mazda RX-7 go from a neglected heap to show-worthy.

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Tesla Needs Subaru or Maybe Mazda to Succeed

The recent reports that Elon Musk told his employees that the $35,000 Model 3 would cost $38,000 to build made me realize some things: first, -$3,000 is a pretty crappy profit margin, and second, Tesla needs some friends. Specifically, they need some friends who build lots of good cars yet have no clear plans to build…

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The 2019 Mazda 3 Doesn’t Let the Enthusiasts Down

The new, 2019 Mazda 3 isn’t just another sleek compact car (which we desperately need in today’s market). It also now comes packed with Mazda’s very fancy spark-controlled compression ignition engine, called the Skyactiv-X. And also a manual transmission! Praise the Lord!

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New Mazda 3 Will Debut in LA With Holy Grail Skyactiv-X Engine

Mazda just confirmed that the new Mazda 3, with its fancy Spark Controlled Compression Ignition Engine called Skyactiv-X, will debut at the LA Auto Show in about three weeks. And it will be a mild hybrid, according to Automotive News Europe.

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Mazda Finally Gives The CX-5 A Turbo

Mazda’s mid-sized 5-passenger CUV has desperately needed a more powerful engine since the first generation was introduced back in 2012. According to the 2019 Mazda CX-5 U.S. order guide, leaked to the world on Reddit, it’s finally getting the more powerful engine it deserves. By tossing 250 horsepower worth of CX-9…

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Cow Casually Strolls Into Mazda Dealership, Beats Up Cars

There’s a lot at steak as a human. If you break something, those involved will try to milk you dry financially—even when you really needed to punch that wall or kick that breakable item. But when you’re a cow? When you’re a cow, you can just moove it and groove it to your local car dealership and wreak havoc.

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The Original Mazda RX-7 Proves We Need More Cheap Analog Sports Cars

I don’t know if you know this, but Jalopnik’s Jeep-fanatic David Tracy actually has a huge soft spot for a certain small, retro Japanese import. I respected his love for the first-gen Mazda RX-7, but I never truly understood it until I drove one myself very recently. And I walked away truly sad that we don’t have…

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The 2019 Mazda Miata Adds the Big Horsepower Bump For Just $435 More

The 2019 Mazda Miata is just barely pricier than the last. That might not come as a surprise to some, since it looks the same on the outside. But the new Miata is a lot different than it looks, since it’ll roll around with 181 horsepower to the 2018 model’s 155—all for less than $500 more.

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Installing a Trailer Hitch on a Mazda Miata Is Incredibly Easy and Fixes the Car’s Biggest Flaw

It may sound like blasphemy adding weight to a new Mazda Miata, but the lovable convertible sports car is small, and owning one really puts a squeeze on how much stuff you can carry. So my friend David decided to install a trailer hitch, and surprisingly, the whole job was extremely easy.

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Watch As Tristan Nunez Tries To Defeat A Flame-Spitting Rotary-Powered Oversteer Death Machine

Last weekend during the Monterey Motorsports Reunion at Laguna Seca, Mazda racer Tristan Nunez climbed aboard a manic high-rev monster from the company’s past to do battle with the other drivers, but also with the car. He’d managed to wrestle the mid-engine rotary racer to the pole position, but on the first lap of…

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