Best Of 2015 Under $50,000: Mazda MX-5 Miata

November 30, 2015 0

Still one of the best driver’s cars. Ever. It’s that time of the year when we look back at some of the best new cars that went on sale. Some came with a lot of hype and didn’t really meet expectations. Others were the exact opposite. But we went through all of the new cars from every mainstream … read more

Giving Thanks to the Automakers in 2015

November 27, 2015 0

It’s that time again. Time to give our thanks to all the automotive manufacturers for yet another wild and crazy year.
Convertible Range Rovers, 8200 rpm muscle cars and a further infestation of SUV coupes. Yup, 2015 has seen it all. We laughed, we cried, we sucked up all the dynamism, functiontainment … read more

Mazda3 gets new 1.5-liter diesel engine with 105 HP

November 27, 2015 0

Starting at December 1, the Mazda3 will be offered with a new 1.5-liter Skyactiv-D diesel engine.
Available for the hatchback and Fastback models, the new unit debuted with the Mazda2 and delivers 105 HP (77 kW) at 4,000 rpm and 270 Nm (199 lb-ft) at 1,600-2,500 rpm. When mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox, … read more

Mazda3 receives new 1.5 litre SkyActiv-D engine

November 26, 2015 0

Mazda3 will be receiving a new diesel engine in the UK, helping the Japanese manufacturer to extend its coverage. It is the new 1.5 litre SkyActive-D, a diesel engine delivering 105 hp and capable of emiting only 99 g/km. With 270 Nm of torque and 0-62 mph performance of 11.0 seconds, the new Mazda3 … read more

Poll: Fiat 124 Spider or Mazda MX-5 Miata?

November 26, 2015 0

These two roadsters are built on the same bones, but they are decidedly different.
The Fiat 124 Spider was just unveiled at the 2015 L.A. Auto Show, and although it is built on the same platform as the Mazda MX-5 Miata, it uses a different engine. So, if you ever thought the Miata was too slow, its … read more

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