Mazda

2016 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring AWD Review

2016 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring AWD Review

When you think of small crossover SUVs, the first thing that doesn’t come to mind is sporty and fun to drive. Most families buy an SUV for its cargo carrying ability, five door utility, all-weather capability and family friendly seating configurations. The Mazda CX-5 breaks the mold and delivers driving dynamics that could make this […]

ReCarDeD - The Worst of Recycled Car Design - Part 1

ReCarDeD – The Worst of Recycled Car Design – Part 1

Part 1 – The “Lambo” Intake I thought that it would be nice to dedicate some space to tired car design trend retreads that are being passed off as new and refreshing. We are talking about Recycled Car Design Delivery (ReCarDeD), putting a team’s great design work on your own vehicle line until the entire […]

Crazy Cars Deemed Too Strange for American Consumption: Part One

Crazy Cars Deemed Too Strange for American Consumption: Part One

Crazy Cars As you fine readers will come to find out, I have strange tastes in vehicles. I like crazy cars that sometimes don’t make a ton of sense to other people. This has led me to find some odd balls over the years in the US and had me yearning for all the strange […]

2014 Mazda MX-5 Miata Review

2014 Mazda MX-5 Miata Review

The Mazda Miata has been around for 25 years and the new 2014 MX-5 Miata stays true to what made the drop top so popular among driving enthusiasts. What’s better than dropping the top and going for a spin on the weekend? For less than $30K, you can have a dynamic sports car that’s fun […]

2014 Mazda3 GT Review

2014 Mazda3 GT Review

This 2014 Mazda3 tester came in the Soul Red Metallic exterior paint color and it definitely fits the character. There’s one word that can describe the all-new 2014 Mazda3; sporty. Mazda has produced one of the most fun to drive four-door sedans on the planet. This week we are testing the 2014 Mazda3 5-Door hatchback […]

Mazda Celebrates 25 Years of the MX-5 Miata

Mazda Celebrates 25 Years of the MX-5 Miata

In 1989, automakers selling vehicles in the United States largely struggled reacquainting drivers with the fun and excitement of motoring the existed decades before. Part of the challenge between the 1970s and 1990s has been attempting infuse sportiness in the confides of a compact car. While the Pontiac Fiero, Honda CRX and Toyota MR2 are […]

Top 5 Used Drop-Tops for Summer Fun

Top 5 Used Drop-Tops for Summer Fun

There’s only one way to enjoy a car in the summer and that’s topless – topless as in “convertible”, that is. I could fill the page with “wind through your hair” clichés but I’m sure you can all picture the scene and imagine what it would be like to own your own convertible during the […]

2014 Sports Car Racing's New Batch of Motoring Beasts

2014 Sports Car Racing’s New Batch of Motoring Beasts

After the South American-based Dakar Rally and Europe’s Monte Carlo Rally have launched the 2014 year in motorsports, the month of January will be ending with a popular motoring beach party in Florida. The 2014 sports car racing season kicks off with a 24-hour event on the road course of Daytona International Speedway. While winning a long-distance […]

2014 Mazda 6 Grand Touring Review

2014 Mazda 6 Grand Touring Review

If you haven’t taken a look at Mazda recently, the all-new redesigned 2014 Mazda 6 will give you a good reason if your looking for a mid-size sedan. It competes in the highly competitive segment with the Ford Fusion, Nissan Altima, Kia Optima, Honda Accord and Hyundai Sonata. This week were testing a Soul Red […]

SKYACTIV, KODO and i-ELOOP Influences 2014 Mazda3

SKYACTIV, KODO and i-ELOOP Influences 2014 Mazda3

  Mazda has been trying hard for decades to establish their place in the North American and even global auto market. Rotary engines as well as an attempt to launch a luxury sub-brand to compete against Lexus and Infiniti have some less than fruitful endeavours. Mazda has ultimately realized their strength is and should always […]

Six Tuners We Want Back

Six Tuners We Want Back

Gas prices are steadily going up, and the government is not only making stricter emission standards but also making the manufacturers meet tougher average mpg figures for their lineup of cars to meet. What does all this mean?  The hybrids are invading!  This decade is all about skinnier, less grippy, fuel saving tires, electric engines, […]

What's the Best SUV for 2013?

What’s the Best SUV for 2013?

If you’re looking for the best SUV for 2013, check out some that have been named as the best for the year: 2013 Range Rover In December, 2012, the 2013 Range Rover was named the Best SUV of the upcoming year by Playboy magazine. Another car website quipped that the staff of Playboy have evidently […]