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First road test 2019 Mazda MX-5

2019 Mazda MX-5

Toronto, ON. In the not so distant past, any reasonable bump in power usually involved an accompanying increase in fuel consumption. To the delight of conscientious tuners, upgrading power outputs today rarely come at such an expense. In fact, and depending on the car, plug and play ECU upgrades can easily raise output by 20% all the while reducing fuel ...

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Skyactiv-X: the internal combustion engine evolved

Mazda SkyActiv-X

Mazda’s never been a company that follows trend. It doesn’t set them either but by doing things their way, they’ve managed to out-fox the entire automobile industry, or nearly. In order to reach their once lofty fuel efficiency goals, Mazda’s done the unthinkable: they’ve not relied on electrification, at least for now. They took the long road to efficiency be ...

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The 2018 Mazda6: Maturing with more power

2018 Mazda6 Turbo

There’s no sugarcoating it. No matter how many awards or the amount of praise we auto journalists throw in the Mazda6’s direction, consumers are simply not into the car. Of the few reasons why this is, we come across the declining interest for the common 4-door saloon as a whole and the fact that the Mazda is up against giants ...

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CAR NEWS: The Mazda6 will offer a turbo engine next year

Mazda6

Known for offering a drive that is more dynamic than most of its rivals, the Mazda6 nevertheless had a fairly obvious disadvantage compared to its recently renewed competition, the absence of a turbocharged engine. Mazda will be back on track next year with the 2018 Mazda6, which will be showcased in a few weeks at the Los Angeles International Auto ...

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Mazda’s rotary engine could serve as an EV range extender

It left the market with the 2012 Mazda RX-8, but the rotary engine remains at the heart of several rumors and news about future Mazda models. Recently, Mazda’s head of engine development, Mitsuo Hitomi said the rotary engine could be used as a range extender for a future Mazda electric vehicle. At the Tokyo Motor Show, Mr. Hitomi offered a ...

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2017 Tokyo Motor Show: Mazda Kai Concept

Mazda Kai concept

No need to think too hard; this is in fact the next generation Mazda3 Sport, aka the hatchback. Perhaps this information was not meant to be revealed any time soon but anyone with an ounce of car sense had already figured it out. The Kai Concept is the first near-production car from Mazda that will call upon the brand’s now ...

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