Mazda Issues Recall Because It Finds More Spiders In Fuel Tanks

Mazda has a spider problem and it has nothing to do with which Fiat brand will get a version of the new Miata. This concerns the previous generation Mazda 6 and the spiders that may still be living in its fuel tank, in a repeat of one of the rare humorous recalls. » 4/04/14 2:40pm 4/04/14 2:40pm

My Day at Road Atlanta.

As you may know. Last year I won the Jalopnik and Blipshift T-Shirt contest thanks to my "Smoking Permitted" design and the grand prize was a one day, High Performance, Skip Barber Racing School. I Registered for the course at Road Atlanta on March 18th, and hit the road! » 3/23/14 4:45pm 3/23/14 4:45pm

Playboy 2014 Cars of the Year: Sedans


All this week we're rolling out our annual awards for best new automobiles, with us unveiling our favorite sports cars yesterday. To suss out the best of the best in every category, we prowled the earth's byways, from twisty roads in China to hilly thoroughfares in the south of France to the clogged intersections of… » 3/05/14 1:46pm 3/05/14 1:46pm

I Just Don't Even Believe Reports About A New Mazda RX-7 Anymore

Oh hey, look. Another day, another news report about a new Mazda RX-7 that's in the works, for real, and is really gonna hit the streets and be sold to actual humans in just a few years. Really. Seriously! » 2/13/14 4:00pm 2/13/14 4:00pm

You May Get Weepy Over Mazda's 25th Birthday Tribute To The Miata

Twenty-five years ago today, Mazda gifted the world with the most important contribution to human progress since fire was invented: the MX-5 Miata. To celebrate this monumental occasion, they launched a new website with a video that will make you feel all the feels. » 2/10/14 10:45am 2/10/14 10:45am

Mazda Cosmo at the core of Motorsports heritage

Mazdaspeed is well known as the one the most successful and prolific factory-backed racing shops. Their claim that there are more Mazdas on track each weekend than any other make is pretty easy to validate. Spend time at any track or autocross course across the country and you'll see more Miatas than anywhere short of » 1/10/14 3:03pm 1/10/14 3:03pm

The Rotary Lives!

Well, sorta. Even though Mazda's CEO said they could totally quit the rotary any time, like a true junkie, they keep coming back to get their sweet, sweet pistonless fix any way they can. And this time they snuck it into the trunk of a prototype Mazda 2. » 12/20/13 9:00am 12/20/13 9:00am

Mazda Rewarded For Making Awesome Cars With 60% Profit Surge

This is The Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that's actually important — all in one place at 9:30 AM. Or, you could spend all day waiting for other sites to parse it out to you one story at a time. Isn't your time more important? » 11/01/13 9:35am 11/01/13 9:35am

Let's Wish A Happy 50th Birthday To The Mazda Rotary Engine

The Tokyo Motor Show has always been a place full of zany surprises. But 50 years ago this week, the company that would become Mazda dropped a zany surprise on the whole world that remains beloved by speed fans all over the world: the rotary engine. » 10/30/13 4:40pm 10/30/13 4:40pm