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Mazda Miata could get retractable hardtop in New York

Published by Mazda Blogs on March 18th, 2016

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Mazda is teasing a world premiere for the New York Auto Show, and the most likely model is the latest generation Miata with a power retracting hardtop.

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Mazda Miata could get retractable hardtop in New York originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 11 Mar 2016 09:32:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Full 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata pricing released

Published by Mazda Blogs on April 21st, 2015

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Production of the 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata is now underway for the US. The company is also spilling the beans on the standard features for all of the trims and the full pricing.

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Full 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata pricing released originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 20 Apr 2015 16:56:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Mazda to reveal MX-5 Miata Club Edition in New York

Published by Mazda Blogs on March 26th, 2015

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Mazda pledges to bring a new Club Edition of its MX-5 Miata roadster to the New York Auto Show next week. The name sounds promising, but the Japanese automaker isn’t saying much about what we should expect.

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Mazda to reveal MX-5 Miata Club Edition in New York originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 26 Mar 2015 16:39:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata to make video-game debut next week in Forza Horizon 2 [w/video]

Published by Mazda Blogs on March 13th, 2015

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The 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata will be offered as part of a free, four-vehicle car pack on March 17. Gamers will also have a chance to win an MX-5 in a new Rivals contest. What’s more, we learn that the production MX-5 will supposedly weigh just 2,332 pounds in US-spec form.

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2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata to make video-game debut next week in Forza Horizon 2 [w/video] originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 12 Mar 2015 19:01:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Fiat version of Mazda MX-5 Miata to be called 124 Spider

Published by Mazda Blogs on March 7th, 2015

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Sergio Marchionne confirms that the 124 Spider is the name for Fiat’s forthcoming roadster. The Italian sports car almost certainly shares a platform for the latest Mazda MX-5 Miata and reportedly debuts some time in 2016.

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Fiat version of Mazda MX-5 Miata to be called 124 Spider originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 06 Mar 2015 17:45:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Autoblog editors choose their favorite racecars of all time

Published by Mazda Blogs on February 26th, 2015

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We like fast machines around here, and that means we’re drawn to racecars past and present. Here’s a list of our favorites.

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Autoblog editors choose their favorite racecars of all time originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 26 Feb 2015 12:32:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Mazda planning more powerful MX-5?

Published by Mazda Blogs on February 3rd, 2015

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Mazda’s new MX-5 Miata hasn’t even hit showrooms yet, and already reports are suggesting that it could get either a bigger engine or a turbocharger to propel it into Mazdaspeed territory.

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Mazda planning more powerful MX-5? originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 02 Feb 2015 19:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata [w/video]

Published by Mazda Blogs on January 30th, 2015

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We get our first taste of the 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata in a pre-production, Japanese-spec model. Senior Editor Steven Ewing puts the new Miata through its paces along the gorgeous backroads of Spain.

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2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata [w/video] originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 30 Jan 2015 11:57:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Britain’s BBR already promising 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata with 200+ horsepower

Published by Mazda Blogs on January 9th, 2015

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British tuner BBR is already hard at work at trying to squeeze more power from the 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata’s 2.0-liter SkyActiv four-cylinder engine. The company thinks that the mill can make around 200 horsepower without even adding any forced induction.

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A car writer’s year in new sheetmetal [w/video]

Published by Mazda Blogs on December 18th, 2014

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I figured it would be interesting to parse the figures and quantify my year in cars in a way I’d never done before.

Christmas is only a week away. The New Year is just around the corner. As 2014 draws to a close, I’m not the only one taking stock of the year that’s we’re almost shut of.

Depending on who you are or what you do, the end of the year can bring to mind tax bills, school semesters or scheduling dental appointments. For me, for the last eight or nine years, at least a small part of this transitory time is occupied with recalling the cars I’ve driven over the preceding 12 months.

Since I started writing about and reviewing cars in 2006, I’ve done an uneven job of tracking every vehicle I’ve been in, each year. Last year I made a resolution to be better about it, and the result is a spreadsheet with model names, dates, notes and some basic facts and figures.

Armed with this basic data and a yen for year-end stories, I figured it would be interesting to parse the figures and quantify my year in cars in a way I’d never done before. The results are, well, they’re a little bizarre, honestly. And I think they’ll affect how I approach this gig in 2015.

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A car writer’s year in new sheetmetal [w/video] originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:45:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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