Watch Circuit Of The Americas Become A Giant Slip-N-Slide For Cars

If there's a do-not-miss set of races to watch from the Pirelli World Challenge weekend at Circuit of the Americas, it's the touring car group: TC, TCA and TCB. The craziest race of them all was the last TCB (or B-Spec) race from the weekend where these small, hyper-aggressive little cars bump and spin in the wet. » 3/16/15 9:02am 3/16/15 9:02am

The 2015 Mazda2 Is How You Make A Good-Looking Small Hatch

The first photos of the all-new 2015 Mazda2 leaked out yesterday, but they were grainy, low-res pics that didn't do the car much justice. Now full specs and photos have been released by Mazda2, and I have to say I think their new small hatch is a win in the design department. » 7/17/14 8:37am 7/17/14 8:37am

2015 Mazda2: This Is It

It's always a good thing when a production car sticks close to the design of an attractive concept. In the case of the 2015 Mazda2, I'm pleased to say it looks quite a bit like the lovely Mazda Hazumi Concept from the Geneva show earlier this year. » 7/16/14 11:41am 7/16/14 11:41am

The Mazda Hazumi Concept Is The Next Mazda2 And It's Gorgeous

Other small cars, step aside. The Mazda Hazumi Concept is the next Mazda2. And holy crap, this thing is gorgeous. Why would you buy anything else? » 3/03/14 10:20am 3/03/14 10:20am

Mazda Rides The Wall Of Death

We've seen plenty of motorcycles take on India's Wall of Death, and even a lion riding in a sidecar do it. But we've never seen a modern car driving perpendicular to the ground until now. » 4/02/12 1:00pm 4/02/12 1:00pm

Mazda gives MX-5 Miata a Porsche-like top for SEMA

Compared to the sprawling efforts of Chevrolet and Ford, Mazda is taking a fairly laid-back approach to this year's SEMA show with five cars: two MX-5 Miatas, two Mazda2s, and a Mazda5 sure to inspire lust in suburban dads. » 11/02/11 3:30pm 11/02/11 3:30pm

Mazda's 70 MPG 1.3-liter gasoline engine

Mazda'sSKYACTIV-G direct-inject/high-compression 2.0-liter fourbanger already puts the new Mazda3 in the 40 mpg club. The same tech in the smaller 1.3-liter SKYACTIV-G engine now produces 70 mpg in the Mazda2/Demio. Ye olde internal combustion engine. Can you believe it? » 5/19/11 2:45pm 5/19/11 2:45pm

Mazda Drops A 500-HP Mazda3 On Las Vegas

Not to be outshone by the flood of Scions and Hondas crowding SEMA, Mazda brought a full range of toys, from cosmetically enhanced Mazda2s up to the time-attack Mazda3 sporting 500 hp from a 2.5-liter four banger. » 11/04/10 5:30pm 11/04/10 5:30pm

2011 Mazda2 Gets Happy U.S. Face, Summer 2010 Launch Date

Assuming large cars exist only to compensate for anatomical deficiencies, there's now more for those of us with an abundance of "spirit." Presenting the 2011 Mazda2, created to bring Zoom Zoom to the Boom Boom. » 12/02/09 3:00pm 12/02/09 3:00pm

Mazda Kiyora Concept: Nano-Nagare

We've seen the Mazda Kiyora many times, and contemplated the Nagare design evolution it represents. And now that we know the Mazda2 is U.S.-bound, we're contemplating how much of an influence the Kiyora will have on the latest subcompact. » 10/22/09 9:30am 10/22/09 9:30am

Mazda2 Coming To The U.S. Fall 2010

After getting us all hot-and-bothered about the Ford Fiesta and the prospect of high quality, affordable mini motoring the company has decided to also bring the identically platformed Mazda2 stateside in Fall 2010. [AutoNews] » 9/17/09 2:45pm 9/17/09 2:45pm

2010 Mazda2 Sedan Testing In Death Valley?

We've been waiting for the American version of the Mazda2 and now, thanks to a sharp-eyed Fast Lane Daily source, we've got a picture of what looks to be a Mazda2 sedan doing some harsh weather testing in Death Valley. Though we've been looking forward to the Mazda2 3- and 5-door hatches, we're not surprised they're… » 6/03/08 10:00am 6/03/08 10:00am

Mazda2 Named World Car Of The Year

A committee of fat old men "experienced auto journalists" (i.e. not us) have named the Mazda2 as the world car of the year. Just beating out the Ford Mondeo and Mercedes C-Class in a thoroughly interesting, relevant and credible competition. Additionally, all three finalists for World Green Car Of The Year were diesel… » 3/20/08 9:16am 3/20/08 9:16am

2009 Mazda2 Three Door, Along With a Variety of Colors

The Mazda booth here at Geneva feels like a Mazda2 party and a whole bunch of colors were invited. Red, green, yellow, blue, white, gray... so in case you're in the market, that special color is probably here.The Mazda2 three door is is freshly unveiled for the European market here, and we're feelin' the little car.… » 3/04/08 7:51am 3/04/08 7:51am

Will The Mazda2 Come To The US Bearing Diesels?

As of late, it has looked as though the Mazda2 will not be making a visit to America, due mostly to the presence of the Ford Fiesta in the US market. We'd gotten close to accepting this and just moving on when Mazda once again piqued our interest. Jim O'Sullivan, head of Mazda North America, mentioned at a lunch with… » 3/03/08 3:15pm 3/03/08 3:15pm

Possible Ford Ka Spotted Testing In Dearborn

You don't have to travel all the way to Southern Europe to see a New Ford Ka, as they're apparently running around Dearborn, Michigan (the Riviera of the Midwest, surely). It was lucky for us then that Jalopnik commenter TheMadAdder was around to snap some photos of a diminutive Ford hatchback as it weaved its way… » 1/24/08 3:45pm 1/24/08 3:45pm

New Mazda2 3-Door To Debut At Geneva On The Fourth Of March, We Want…

We're already big fans of Mazda's mini hatch, the Mazda2. It's sharp looking, safe, relatively quick and unpretentious. Up until now, there's only been the five-door and sedan version, which recently debuted in China. Not wanting to let a segment go unfilled, Mazda will be debuting the Mazda2 three-dour hatchback at… » 1/23/08 4:30pm 1/23/08 4:30pm

The Mazda Demio Chiara Edition

The Mazda Demio was named the RJC Japanese Car of the Year (not to be confused with the other Japanese Car of the Year) and to celebrate Mazda is releasing the Chiara Special Edition. For those that are unable to parlare Italiano, Chiara means bright. This special edition gets a special red paint sprinkled with gold… » 12/20/07 10:45am 12/20/07 10:45am