Mazda Car News:

  • Fire sale continues: Ford cuts stake in Mazda

    18 November 2008 by Tim Pollard

    Yesterday GM sold its stake in Suzuki; today Ford announced plans to slash its shareholding in Mazda. Previously the Blue Oval held a third of Mazda’s stock, but it has cut that to just 13%. Ford...

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  • Mazda 3 saloon (2009): first photos

    09 October 2008 by Tim Pollard

    Mazda is replacing its 3 family of hatchbacks and saloons and we'll see this US-market sedan at next month's Los Angeles motor show. It's a four-door for the notchback-obsessed Americans, but we'll...

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  • Mazda Kiyora concept (2008): first pictures

    04 September 2008 by Ben Pulman

    The Mazda Kiyora is the latest Nagare ‘flow’ concept, and previews an all-new Mazda city car that could be in production as early as 2010 if public reaction is positive enough. The Kiyora will be...

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  • Mazda at the London motor show 2008

    22 July 2008 by Ben Whitworth

    Mazda Furai at the London motor show 2008. Mazda's latest concept is as barmy as ever

    Mazda's not a company afraid of striking out on a limb every now and then. And it rammed home its rotary-engined know-how with a brace of sports cars featuring its Wankel motor at the London show.

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  • Mazda Kazamai concept: first pictures

    15 July 2008 by Ben Pulman

    Mazda will use the August 2008 Moscow motor show to unveil its new crossover concept, the Kazamai. Japanese for ‘swirling crosswinds’, the Kazamai is Mazda’s latest concept car to showcase the...

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  • Mazda’s Russian concept car: first picture

    16 June 2008 by Tim Pollard

    Want proof that the Russian car market is on its way to becoming one of the world’s biggest and most important? Mazda today confirmed it would build this bespoke concept car for the 2008 Moscow...

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  • Mazda Furai concept sneak preview

    12 December 2007 by Ben Whitworth

    Mazda Furai concept

    Mazda will pull the wraps of yet another concept car at Detroit – and has released this teaser shot to whet our appetites. Called the Furai – that’s Japanese for ‘the sound of the wind’ - the car was...

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  • Mazda Taiki unveiled

    25 October 2007 by Tim Pollard

    You're not telling me that Mazda is about to launch a car with out-riggers and a freaky body, are you? Yes. And no. Mazda has played with its 'nagare' design concept over the course of 2007, with a...

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  • Mazda Taiki concept: first official pictures

    02 October 2007 by Tim Pollard

    Mazda Taiki: the lowdown Is it just us, or has Mazda gone a bit concept car crazy in recent months? Its current design mantra of 'nagare' - or flow - has spawned the Nagare, Ryuga and Hakaze show-offs...

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  • Mazda Taiki concept

    02 October 2007 by Tim Pollard

    Mazda Taiki: the lowdown Is it just us, or has Mazda gone a bit concept car crazy in recent months? Its current design mantra of 'nagare' - or flow - has spawned the Nagare, Ryuga and Hakaze show-offs...

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  • Mazda 6

    12 September 2007 by Ben Barry

    Mazda 6: haven't we seen this before? Kind of. We’ve previously been teased with a press shot showing just the front of the new, Mondeo-based Mazda 6, but the car was officially unveiled at Frankfurt,...

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  • Mazda 6 (2007): first official pictures

    07 August 2007 by Ben Whitworth

    This looks pretty cool. Mazda's designers are certainly pushing out the boat... You're not wrong. This is the first and only official picture of Mazda's new 6 that we'll see before it bows in at next...

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  • Secrets of Mazda 2 diet regime

    23 July 2007 by Ben Pulman

    So what’s all the fuss about then? Weight, or in the case of the Mazda 2, a lack of it. CO2 emissions are the biggest issue for the car industry right now, and governments around the globe are...

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  • Mazda 2's diet regime secrets

    23 July 2007 by Ben Pulman

    So what’s all the fuss about then? Weight, or in the case of the Mazda 2, a lack of it. CO2 emissions are the biggest issue for the car industry right now, and governments around the globe are...

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  • Mazda CX-7 (2007): first official pictures

    18 July 2007 by Ben Pulman

    Haven’t we seen this car before? We have, as CAR Online first drove the US-spec CX-7 back in August 2006. Now Mazda has released more details for the European model. At launch there's only one engine...

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  • Mazda's rotary spins to its 40th

    31 May 2007 by Tim Pollard

    Mazda yesterday celebrated 40 years of making rotary engines. It remains the only mainstream manufacturer persisting with this type of motor and has built 1.97 million of them since 1967. Rotary...

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  • Mazda 2 and Mazda Hakaze

    08 March 2007 by Ben Whitworth

    Lighter and smaller - now there's a change Mazda drew in the Geneva crowds with two key show cars – its sprightly new Mazda 2 supermini and the radical Hakaze crossover concept. In a world that’s...

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  • Mazda 2 (2007): first official pictures

    14 February 2007 by Jack Carfrae

    Mazda 2: the first sight Mazda will show this new 2 supermini at the Geneva Motor Show next month. Details are so sketchy, that this photo is all we’ve seen. It draws heavily on the Sassou concept of...

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  • Mazda Hakaze concept: first official pictures

    05 February 2007 by Tim Pollard

    Mazda Hakaze: the lowdown Mazda claims to have reinvented the 4x4 with this new banana-coloured Hakaze concept at the Geneva Motor Show next month. It's a crossover with a twist, mixing the best bits...

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  • Mazda Ryuga concept

    09 January 2007 by Gavin Green

    Mazda Ryuga: is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, but it’s inspired by nature – including birds – and it’s as smoothly surfaced as any jet fighter. Rather, the Mazda Ryuga is a honey-sweet concept car...

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  • Mazda Ryuga concept: first official pictures

    14 December 2006 by Tim Pollard

    Meet the Mazda MX-3 of the future, the company’s Ryuga concept. Gullwing doors and stubby styling forge a recreation of Mazda’s baby coupe that sold between 1991-98. It was notable for having the...

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  • Mazda Nagare concept: first official pictures

    29 November 2006 by Ben Whitworth

    You're looking at Mazda’s RX-8 for the year 2020 – unveiled today at the Los Angeles Motorshow. The Nagare concept car signposts Mazda’s new design direction for its next generation of sports cars.

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  • Mazda hints at new look

    15 November 2006 by Phil McNamara

    Mazda is working on an all-new, swoopy design language, which will be unveiled on this Nagare concept car in late November. The company has issued this borderline pointless, teaser sketch of the coupe...

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  • Mazda CX-7 gets sporty makeover for Europe

    29 September 2006 by Ben Whitworth

    Mazda is scrabbling to ready a muscular 170bhp turbodiesel engine for its new CX-7 crossover, which arrives in Europe next summer. Although the five-seat 4x4 will initially come with a 258bhp version...

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  • Mazda launches amazing MX-5 CC

    07 August 2006 by Chris Chilton

    Mazda is claiming the world's first no compromises coupe-convertible, with its MX-5 Roadster-coupe. Traditionally, folding tin-tops keep out thieves but steal luggage space. They boost refinement, but...

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