Mazda rules out a high-performance MX-5

June 30, 2015 0

Mazda MX-5 Program Manager Nobuhiro Yamamoto has revealed the roadster won’t be getting any high-performance variants.
Speaking to Top Gear at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, Yamamoto said “It’s important not to get hung up on numbers” because “the driving experience and feeling is more important than … read more

First Drive: 2016 Scion iA and iM [Review]

June 30, 2015 0

A newfound maturity is making its way through Toyota’s Scion brand, as seen with the introduction of two new vehicles. Starting with the first sedan in the lineup, the new iA, and carrying on with the more mature appearing iM, it’s clear that Scion is intent on spreading its wings and exposure into … read more

Mazda Wants to Make a Return to Le Mans

June 30, 2015 0

1991 was a pretty historic year for Mazda. Not only was the then-new Miata singlehandedly reviving the roadster segment, the 787B race car was dominating other cars on the track with its high-revving Wankel rotary engine. The 787B took the overall victory at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, and was Mazda’s … read more

Mazda: ‘there will be no faster MX-5’

June 30, 2015 0

Mazda has told that we won’t see any hardcore performance variants of the new MX-5. Boo.
Nobuhiro Yamamoto, the programme manager for the new MX-5 – and mastermind behind Mazda’s Le Mans-winning 787B prototype – confirmed the news while speaking at the Goodwood Festival of Speed.
“It’s important … read more

Renault teases Frankfurt-bound Talisman sedan [Video]

June 30, 2015 0

Renault has published a teaser video that previews the upcoming Talisman. Set to replace the eight-year old third-generation Laguna, the Talisman will be presented to the public for the first time this September at the Frankfurt Motor Show. The Talisman will fight head-to-head against the Mazda Mazda6, … read more

Mazda Engineer Eyeing Off Return To Le Mans, With Rotary Power

June 30, 2015 0

The key engineer behind Mazda’s success at the Le Mans 24-Hour in 1991 believes the Japanese carmaker should have another crack at the big race – using rotary power.
Speaking with Top Gear UK, Nobuhiro Yamamoto made the declaration while watching some of Mazda’s favourite race cars doing their thing … read more

2016 Scion iA

June 29, 2015 0

First Drive Review The 2016 Scion iA is a great little car, but there are two things we’re all going to have to get over in regard to the new subcompact. First, Scion rebadged a Mazda 2 to bring the iA to life. And second: its awkward nose. Those may or may not be insurmountable hurdles, depending … read more

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