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Fiat and Mazda ink new Alfa Romeo/Miata roadster deal for 2015

Fiat and Mazda ink new Alfa Romeo/Miata roadster deal for 2015

Fiat and Mazda have officially inked the deal which will refettle the MX-5 (aka the Miata) as Alfa Romeo's next open-top sports car, expected to hit showrooms in 2015. The agreement [pdf link] was first mooted back in May 2012, and will see the as-yet-unnamed Alfa Romeo droptop eventually go on sale globally; meanwhile, Mazda will also offer its own version of the car, the next-gen MX-5.

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Mazda to offer diesel engine in new Mazda6 for the US

Mazda to offer diesel engine in new Mazda6 for the US

The Los Angeles auto show is in full swing and automotive news is coming at a frantic pace. A new bit of information from Mazda has surfaced at the auto show having to do with the new mid-sized Mazda6. The car made its US debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show and Mazda has confirmed that the vehicle would be offered with a diesel engine in the US.

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Mazda2 B-Spec racecar unveiled

Mazda2 B-Spec racecar unveiled

I've been an avid road racer for years now and I can tell you from experience, it's not a cheap hobby. A racecar can cost you tens of thousands of dollars to begin with and then maintenance and upkeep for consumables like tires, brakes, and other miscellaneous bits can cost you that much or more over a couple seasons of racing. Mazda knows how expensive racing can be and has unveiled a new factory racecar in an attempt to make racing more affordable for us normal folk.

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Refreshed 2013 Mazda MX-5 launches Japan

Refreshed 2013 Mazda MX-5 launches Japan

There has been a huge amount of news over the last few months centering on the Mazda MX-5 Miata sports car that's been around since the 1990s. We've seen a number of special editions and even some renderings of what a completely redesigned 2014 model might look like. The 2013 version of the Mazda MX-5 has gone official with its launch in Japan.

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2014 Mazda MX-5 rendering surfaces

2014 Mazda MX-5 rendering surfaces

Mazda has been making its Miata or MX-5 since the 1990s, and the little sports car has been crazy popular. The car is set to get a refresh in 2014 and Car & Driver has some details, including a rendering that shows what the vehicle is expected to look like. As you can see in the picture, there's still a lot of Miata/MX-5 family resemblance in the new rendering.

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Mazda preparing Skyactiv-D Clean Diesel engine for 2013 24 Hours of Le Mans

Mazda preparing Skyactiv-D Clean Diesel engine for 2013 24 Hours of Le Mans

One of the most famous races in the automotive world is the 24 Hours of Le Mans. This race brings out some the highest tech prototype cars and other race cars in the world as they compete in a race that spans a full 24 hours non-stop save stops for fuel, tires, and driver changes. To say the 24-hour race is grueling on an automobile would be an understatement. Mazda has announced that it's preparing a race car powered by a clean diesel engine for the 2013 race.

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2012 Mazda MX-5 Yusho concept packs supercharged power

2012 Mazda MX-5 Yusho concept packs supercharged power

A quick glance at this Mazda MX-5 Yusho Concept that surfaced that the Leipzig Auto Show in Germany this week and it might look pretty much like any other MX-5 sitting on car lots around the world. However, there is a huge difference under the hood of this little roadster concept. The big difference here is a supercharged engine along with some carbon fiber accessories and a sportier interior.

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Mazda CX-5 Review

Mazda CX-5 Review

Can a mainstream SUV really be fun to drive? Mazda thinks so, and so it tore up the rule book and started from scratch with the new CX-5. The crossover-SUV debuts Mazda's SKYACTIV technology, a combination of weight reduction, efficiency improvement and design rethinking that, the company promises us, makes it a credible alternative to today's hybrid and all-electric cars, despite using petrol or diesel powerplants. Too good to be true, and will the CX-5's aggressive styling grow on us? We put on our finest leatherette driving gloves to find out.

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Fiat, Alpha Romeo and Mazda team up for roadster project

Fiat, Alpha Romeo and Mazda team up for roadster project

Mazda and Ford worked together in the automotive market for a long time before that partnership fell apart. Must is now set for another partnership with other automakers including Fiat and alpha Romeo to build a small roadster based on the Mazda Miata MX-5 platform. The car be constructed at Mazda's Japanese plant and production for Alpha Romeo will begin in 2015.

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