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Video: Mazda MX-5 race on ice

Mazda held an MX-5 race on ice recently with teams from around the world comprising journalists, TV fans and readers competing in Sweden. Modified slightly to be able to handle ice driving, the MX-5s used spike tyres and slightly different suspension and raced around a 5km course...

2011 Mazda MX-5 Special Edition limited to 200 in Australia

Mazda Australia has announced the availability of the 2011 Mazda MX-5 Special Edition, with the exclusive run limited to just 200 vehicles for local customers. With a manufacturer’s list price of $47,200, the MX-5 Special Edition comes at the price of the standard six-speed manual MX-5 Roadster Coupe and scores a number of mechanical and visual enhancements...

Mazda MX-5 sets record with 900,000 production run

In its 22nd year on the market, the iconic, cheap and humble Mazda MX-5 sports car production has just reached 900,000 units. The milestone has also been entered into the Guinness World Records as the 'World's Best-selling Two Seat Sports Car'. The Mazda MX-5 was first introduced in April 1989 and has been praised by driving experts, enthusiasts and journalists ever since...

Mazda MX-5 by BBR and Cosworth

The Mazda MX-5 has always been a true driver's cars. Although it does have a small hairdressers' community on its fan's list, real driving enthusiasts have always praised the great chassis. If the car had any drawbacks from a driver's perspective though, it would be the engine; it just doesn't provide that grin-inducing power...

Mazda MX-5 Cup Car, Mazda2 Street, Mazda3 Turbo sedan models at SEMA show

Sports Mazda fans, prepare yourself, as your appetite is about to be smothered in all kinds of performance Mazda goodness. Clockwise, there's the Mazda MX-5 Super20, Mazda2 Street, Mazda MX-5 Cup Car, Mazda2 Evil Track, Mazda3 Turbo sedan and the Mazda2 Carbon. The Mazda MX-5 Super20 is a hard-topped version of the Mazda MX-5 offering tough street presence...

Mazda MX-5 record-breaking 459 car parade

Mazda has made it into the record books in Germany by forming and maintaining a continuous parade of 459 Mazda MX-5s driving along. The achievement was entered into the Guinness Book of World Records and surpassed the former record by 210 cars...

Mazda MX-5 clubs set to celebrate 20th Anniversary

It seems like only yesterday that Mazda revealed its sporty little roadster to the crowds of Chicago's International Motor Show, and 20 years on, the popular two-seater is still drawing an enthusiastic audience. Over 130 of Australia's most passionate Mazda MX-5 owners will gather with their cars in McLaren Vale, South Australia this Easter weekend to celebrate the iconic car's 20th anniversary...

Mazda MX-5 20th anniversary to debut at Geneva Motor Show

Mazda is taking an aggressive new line-up into next month’s Geneva Motor Show, planning to debut three upgraded models and its next-generation environmental drivetrain technologies. In terms of shiny new metalwork, the headline act from the Japanese manufacturer will be the MX-5 20th Anniversary Edition which celebrates two decades of two-door, top-down, sports car accessibility for the every-man...

Mazda MX-5 20th Anniversary celebrations from Japan

To celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Mazda Roadster (known here as the MX-5), Mazda Motor Corporation hosted a special commemorative event last weekend at its Miyoshi Proving Ground in western Japan. First launched in 1989, Mazda’s two-seat lightweight open-top sports car is celebrating its 20th birthday this year...

Mazda MX-5 Superlight concept images, specs leaked

You might recall when early last month we posted an article relating to the Mazda MX-5 Superlight which was set to appear at this week's Frankfurt Motor Show. Well it now seems we don't have to wait that long with images and some specifications of Mazda’s latest concept hitting the web over the weekend...

Mazda MX-5 Superlight Concept set to appear in Frankfurt

The Mazda MX-5 Superlight Concept is set to make its debut appearance at this year's Frankfurt Motor Show. Mazda's purest MX-5 yet, this ultra light version has had every unnecessary piece of weight stripped from the body with even the windscreen and door handles being scrapped...