Mazdaspeed MX-5 A No-Go

Autoblog reported this weekend Mazda's put the kibosh on rumors of a Mazdaspeed version of the MX-5. Speculation was rampant the turbo 2.3-liter Mazdaspeed3 engine would end up under the hood of the MX-5, but apparently the fuel pump design makes the swap from transverse to longitudinal mounting prohibitively… » 8/04/08 10:20am 8/04/08 10:20am

2010 Mazda6 MPS Could Debut In Paris, Get All Wheel Drive

The Euro version of the new Mazda6 will get hotted up with an MPS version at the 2008 Paris Motor Show. Of course, the MPS is the rest-of-world version of the US Mazdaspeed moniker, so our pointy little ears perked right up. Nihon Car is reporting the MPS will be sporting a tweaked 2.5 L turbo four pumping out around… » 5/06/08 1:40pm 5/06/08 1:40pm

Mazda3 MPS To Tackle Targa Tasmania

What happens when you take the already devilish Mazdaspeed3 (better known as the Mazda3 MPS there) and throw it into the challenging Targa Tasmania? Madness. The folks at Mazda Motorsport are bringing their hot hatch to the 2008 race to compete with the hot pink Nissan GT-R. Unlike other rallies, this race features… » 4/09/08 10:40am 4/09/08 10:40am

Is the Mazda Atenza Mazdaspeed Concept the next Mazdaspeed6?

Though there have been rumors that Mazda would not be adding extra Zoom Zoom to its Atenza/Mazda6 sedan, we now have these pictures of what's being called the "Mazda Atenza Mazdaspeed Concept," which is set for a debut at the 2008 Tokyo Auto Salon. Compared to the stock Mazda 6/Atenza, the body kit is sporty but not over … » 12/14/07 1:30pm 12/14/07 1:30pm

SUPER JDM POTENTIAL: Mazda to Show off Concepts, Mazdaspeed Models at…

The Tokyo Auto Salon — Japan's tuner extravaganza — will again hit Makuhari Messe this January, and Mazda's already begun teasing. The company announced it was bringing 17 custom cars and tuner models, including two takes on the CX-7 crossover set to debut in Japan this month, dubbed the "Bright Stylish Concept" (above,… » 12/13/06 10:38pm 12/13/06 10:38pm

Mazdaspeed Debuts RX-8 GT Car

Next to GM's $375,000 Grand American Road Racing Rolex Series GTO, Mazdaspeed's turnkey entry looks like a bargain. The Mazda motorsports division is teaming with Florida firm SpeedSource to build an RX-8 for the series that costs a downright economical $280,000. The carbon-fiber bodied racecar will use Mazda's 20B… » 11/21/05 10:15am 11/21/05 10:15am