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2016 Mazda MX-5 Review

25 years ago Mazda re-invented the affordable roadster when they launched the MX-5. Now they're back with an all-new generation. Did they pull it off?

Mazda MX-5 25th Anniversary Review

It's one last spin for the third-generation Mixxer as Mazda celebrates 25 years since the compact roadster's inception...

Mazda MX-5: week with Review

Will James Ward rediscover driving purity spending a week with a Mazda MX-5?

2013 Mazda MX-5 Review

Is a near $50,000 asking price still worth it for this iconic roadster?

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Mazda MX-5 Retro Road Test

The legend 20 years on Models Tested: 1989 Mazda NA MX-5; 1.6-litre, four-cylinder; five-speed manual; roadster - $29,550 (price when new) 2009 Mazda NC MX-5; 2.0-litre, four-cylinder; six-speed automatic; roadster - $53,655 (price as tested) The original Mazda MX-5 was launched in Australia in October 1989, and was immediately an unprecedented success for the Japanese brand...

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The Correspondent – Top 10 tips for a winning entry

Thinking of entering The Correspondent competition? Why wouldn't you be? It's an amazing opportunity to win a paid job as a CarAdvice journalist and a trip to the Tokyo motor show (courtesy of Mazda). With plenty of entries already flooding in, here are our Top 10 tips to putting together the best owner review you possibly can. 1...

2015 Mazda MX-5 Review : Scotland first drive - Read the article here. The latest version of the iconic Mazda MX-5 isn’t just a new generation car; it’s a total rethink of the world’s best-selling roadster. With dwindling demand for its overweight and overpriced predecessor, the idea of a heavyweight investment in a brand new niche model was a bold move by the Japanese car manufacturer – just as it was a quarter of a century ago when Mazda first revived the convertible...

Sounds of the Goodwood Festival of Speed 2015

Listen to a collection of the amazing engine notes at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, from hot hatches right up to Formula 1 cars...

Convertibles for Summer : we test four affordable contenders

With warmer weather arriving, we've headed to the beach to discover the upsides and downsides of four very different cars that all can lose their lid.

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2016 Mazda MX-5 gets Autoexe styling and tuning package

The all-new 2016 Mazda MX-5 has been on the global stage for less than a year, but already the tuning scene has turned its attention to the new roadster’s potential. Latest cab off the rank is Japan’s Autoexe, one of the better-known tuning houses from the MX-5’s homeland, and no stranger to tweaking Mazda products...

Mazda MX-5 program manager says "no chance" to turbocharging, yes to hardtop

Despite Mazda’s weight-reducing, ‘back to basics’ approach with the latest iteration of the MX-5 roadster, Nobuhiro Yamamoto, program manager for the all-new Mazda MX-5, told CarAdvice in an exclusive interview at the recent Goodwood Festival of Speed that a folding metal hardtop will be offered, though stopping short on specific timing...

Mazda Global MX-5 Cup racer a possibility for Australia

The iconic Mazda MX-5 has been racing ever since it revived the idea of an affordable two-seat roadster after its unveiling at the 1989 Chicago auto show. Brilliant handling, cat-like agility and utterly dependable, the MX-5 has been slaying more powerful rivals on the road and track for years...

2016 Mazda MX-5 notches up more than 21,000 expressions of interest in Australia

The upcoming fourth-generation Mazda MX-5 doesn’t launch here until August, but that hasn’t stopped more than 21,000 prospective buyers registering their expressions of interest in the new roadster. Interest in the new MX-5 also appears thoroughly genuine, with over 6000 would-be buyers providing permission to Mazda dealers to contact them once the cars arrive in Australia...

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