This summer I joined my German friends Andreas and Josi on a road trip to a wedding in Romania. I knew little about the country, and even less about the bride and groom, but that didn’t matter. I was about to drive some of the greatest roads on earth in one of the Jalop-est new cars I could get my hands on: an…
We loved the Mazda6 Diesel race car that started off in Grand Am’s class for alternative fuels. It’s a diesel! So weird and quirky! Yeah! We even loved hearing that the diesel engine would live on in a United SportsCar P2 prototype. Unfortunately, that P2 has just been slow, so it’s time for a gas-powered engine swap.
Let's hear it for the Mazda6 diesel race car! It scored a big victory for oil burners this weekend at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, further cementing its general awesomeness.
We love the 445 lb-ft diesel Mazda6 that we spotted today at the LA Auto Show, but what if it's all a ruse?
The show floor hasn't quite opened yet, but crack Jalopnik operatives have dressed in our special trash can costume (a trash can with feet holes) and got photos that prove that Mazda's new SKYACTIV-D diesel engine will, in fact, be an option for the Mazda 6. This was widely speculated, and now we have proof it's going…
One Jalopnik reader wanted to know why this Euro-style Mazda6 hatchback was in the parking lot of his local New Jersey ShopRite. Simple, Mazda's testing the 43 MPG diesel coming stateside in 2012. And they probably wanted snacks.
Mazda continues to heed the call of enthusiasts, claiming they'll bring the Sky-D diesel engine to the U.S. in two years powering the Mazda6 producing a mid-size-hybrid-besting MPG. Zoom Zoom meets Burn Burn!