Mazda Launches New Racing Team With Audi's Team Joest

Mazda Launches New Racing Team With Audi's Team Joest

One of the most accomplished manufacturers in sports prototype racing has announced a renewed assault on the American circuit, and it's partnered with one of the winningest teams in endurance racing to make it happen.

Starting next season, Mazda will compete in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship together with Joest Racing. That'd be the same Joest that ran Audi's dominant Le Mans program until it was shut down last year.

Japan's Mazda Cx-8 May Be Exported To Australia

Japan's Mazda CX-8 May Be Exported To Australia

There’s a strong possibility that Mazda’s upcoming CX-8 crossover won’t just be sold in Japan as originally expected, it could also make its way to Australia.

As its name implies, the CX-8 slots between the CX-7 and CX-9 and was shaping up to be the second Asia-exclusive Mazda SUV after the compact CX-4. However, Wheels Australia has learnt that it could be added to the company’s extremely popular range Down Under.

Mazda Makes The Safest Cars On The Road, Says Iihs

Mazda Makes The Safest Cars On The Road, Says IIHS

Everyone has their criteria when buying a new car. For many, it comes down first and foremost to safety, and those buyers should consider walking into a Mazda showroom.

That's because every 2017 model that Mazda makes and that has been tested by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has earned its rigorous Top Safety Pick+ certification.

All-new Mazda Cx-5 Looks Confident In Fight Against Toyota Rav4

All-New Mazda CX-5 Looks Confident In Fight Against Toyota RAV4

With reviews of Mazda's new CX-5 starting to roll it, it's becoming clear that this might be the segment conquering SUV you were looking for.

If the wider exterior and improved road presence doesn't do it for you, the revised high-quality interior just might, with its 10-speaker Bose premium sound system, Mazda Connect infotainment system and extras such as the heads up display.

Mazda Rx-8 Affected By Two Separate Recalls

Mazda RX-8 Affected by Two Separate Recalls

Two new recalls from Mazda combine to affect over 100,000 units of the RX-8. 

The first recall affects certain model year 2004-2008 Mazda RX-8 vehicles. Due to heat from the engine and the exhaust, the main fuel pump pipe can crack, increasing the risk of a fire. A total of 69,447 vehicles are affected by the first recall and there have been no reports of accidents or injuries related to the issue.

Mazda Mx-5 Rf Vs Toyota 86: Which One Is The New Answer To Everything?

Mazda MX-5 RF vs Toyota 86: Which One Is The New Answer To Everything?

It’s a question that’s been asked repeatedly in the past, but with the two models now gaining a few updates (and a folding targa top in the case of the MX-5 RF), we need to see if anything has changed since the last time those two got together.

Both the Toyota 86 and the Mazda MX-5 RF have been highly praised for their handling and fun-to-drive characters, deeming them one of the purest expressions of a sports car, especially when you consider their price tags.

Internal Mazda Magazine Hints At Hydrogen-powered Rotary Engine

Internal Mazda Magazine Hints At Hydrogen-Powered Rotary Engine

The latest edition of Mazda’s internal magazine, Zoom-Zoom, may hint at the arrival of a Hydrogen-powered rotary engine sportscar from the Japanese automaker.

In an article marking the 50th anniversary of the rotary-powered Cosmo Sport, Mazda explained that the rotary engine’s biggest drawback is poor fuel economy and emissions. A rotary engine has plenty of positives, however, including its compact size, and smooth, free-revving nature, so it’s easy to see why Mazda is reluctant to kill it off.

The Story Behind The All-new Mazda Cx-5

The story behind the all-new Mazda CX-5In Japanese culture, everything happens for a reason and simplicity is a cornerstone of everyday life. And at Mazda we have a simple reason for what we do. It is this: To invigorate both body and spirit through the joy of driving. We want to create an emotional connection between the driver and the car. We call this Jinba Ittai.