Yeah. Not good. Although it was discontinued in 2012, Mazda has just discovered a new and potentially serious problem with the CX-7 crossover. According to Reuters, a total of 190,000 CX-7s have been recalled from model years 2007 to 2012, essentially its entire production life span. The exact problem? … read more
For no apparent reason, this artist asked what if Mazda built an MX-5-based F1 car? And what if it were from the 1970s, the glory days of James Hunt and Niki Lauda? Here’s what it’d look like.
Look at it! Look at its adorable little eyes and the huge tires. And the intake! The rendering is by YasidDesign … read more
Mazda North American Operations is recalling 190,102 units of the CX-7, produced from February 14, 2006, until May 9, 2012. The action was taken after seven reports on lower ball joint separation were received. Mazda collected parts from the field, as part of the investigation during which it found … read more
The rumors surrounding Mazda‘s next rotary-enginered sports car have intensified over the past few weeks.
Japanese magazine Holiday Auto has learned that Mazda is planning to launch a rotary-powered sports car named RX-9 in 2020, right in time for its 100th anniversary. The model will be noticeably … read more
Fiat is reportedly working on a sportier version of its 124 Spider with a fixed roof. The Fiat 124 Coupe could be revealed as early as next year.
Not to be outdone by Mazda and its retractable hardtop Miata MX-5 RF, Fiat is said to be developing a fixed roof option for its 124 Spider. Unlike the Mazda, … read more
Mazda is preparing to repair more than 190,000 CX-7 crossovers from the 2007-2012 model years.
The company last year received a field report alleging ball joint separation at the front left lower control arm. The subsequent investigation determined that some vehicles may have been assembled with ball … read more
The Millionth Miata Celebration Tour rolled into Quirk Mazda yesterday for the Boston-area event of the epic 18-stop tour. After debuting at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca last week, the one millionth production Mazda MX-5 Miata has made the trip across America and hit Boston today so Miata enthusiasts … read more
Mazda cars are fun to drive, but the Miata shouldn’t be the only sports car in the lineup. Let’s get something straight: we are a little disappointed with Mazda right now. In reality, we actually love Mazda’s current lineup of cars and SUVs that offer driving enjoyment for “normal people.” However, … read more
The Mazda RX-9 and an accompanying next-generation rotary engine, dubbed SkyActiv-R, has reportedly been approved for production by the Japanese company’s board.
Japanese magazine Holiday Auto claims that in 2017 Mazda will debut a successor to the RX-7, which went out of production in 2002.
A concept … read more
Mazda’s RX-7 and RX-8 successor could return before the end of the decade, according to reports from the Japanese press. Holiday Auto reports that the carmaker will hold its promise to keep the rotary flame burning with a new model powered by a SKYACTIV-R engine.
Dubbed the ‘RX-9’ – a name it … read more