The 2016 Mazda Won't Get More Power, Deal With It Haters

Reviews of the 2016 Mazda Miata have been universally glowing, with auto journalists (who aren’t biased when it comes to Miatas at all, ever) praising it as something like the Second Coming, except better and with a convertible top. And yet many people with doubt in their hearts continue to pine for more power. When… » 7/01/15 12:50pm Yesterday 12:50pm

Confirmed: Fiat's Miata-Based Roadster Will Be Called 124 Spider

Mazda and Fiat have been cooking up a new roadster based on the 2016 Miata platform for a while now. First it was supposed to be an Alfa Romeo, then it was punted over to Fiat after Alfa decided to make their own roadster. (Apparently Mazda wasn't Italian enough for them.) But now we have an official name for the Fiat… » 3/03/15 9:55am 3/03/15 9:55am

2016 Mazda Miata Will Have 155 HP, 148 Pound-Feet Of Torque In America

Reviews are now trickling out of early drives of development prototypes of the 1.5 liter 2016 Mazda Miata, but it appears that the spec of the car that we're getting here in America is also being confirmed: How does 155 horsepower and 148 pound feet of torque sound in a car that weighs around 2,200 pounds? » 1/30/15 10:57am 1/30/15 10:57am

Could Fiat Build The Miata Coupe We've Always Wanted?

I'll warn you in advance that this post is fueled entirely by speculation, my own hopes and dreams, and possibly too much Jalopnik-brand Brefass Scotch-infused eggnog. But it's a follow-up to last week's news that Alfa Romeo is doing their own roadster while Fiat will do theirs with the 2016 Mazda Miata platform. » 12/23/14 8:00pm 12/23/14 8:00pm

Alfa Romeo Is Doing Its Own Roadster Without Mazda: Report

It's been a while since we've heard anything about Fiat Chrysler's joint venture with Mazda for a new roadster based on the 2016 Miata. Now we have some surprising news, straight from Alfa Romeo's European boss. Alfa's Miata roadster is definitely dead, that project lives on at Fiat, but Alfa is making their own new… » 12/19/14 9:15am 12/19/14 9:15am