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2019 Mazda MX-5 pricing and specs announced

For the second time this year, the Mazda MX-5 is receiving a refresh, with more power and equipment across the board, but now only one 1.5-litre variant left in the range. The tip-in point to the range is the $34,190 Roadster 1.5 manual, with it stretching all the way to …

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More powerful Mazda MX-5 set for release in Japan

A more powerful Mazda MX-5 roadster is said to be in the works and due for release in Japan later this year.  Japan’s Car Watch magazine had the opportunity to sample a 2019 Mazda MX-5 pre-production prototype and was kind to reveal some key details. The current 2.0-litre engine which …

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Improved refinement and sharpened dynamics for 2018 Mazda MX-5

Ever in pursuit of driving pleasure, Mazda has further evolved the MX-5 to enhance the thrill of top-down driving with updates to design, dynamics and NVH across the soft-top and RF hard-top models. In its first update since the fourth generation launched in 2015, the MX-5 has been refined to …

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Japan’s D1 Grand Prix Rotary Powered Monsters

The rotary engine has a near cult like following around the world, the tiny metal barrel of spinning dorito’s has proven to be a modifiers dream with its light weight and huge power output. And nowhere is the spirit of the rotary engine more alive than in the heat of …

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BBR turbocharges Mazda MX-5 to 184kW

Fancy more power for your Mazda MX-5? England-based Mazda tuning specialist BBR has put together a substantial power upgrade package for the iconic roadster and gone the path of forced induction. The new ‘Stage 1’ turbocharger upgrade package for the 2.0-litre MX-5 lifts power output from the standard 118kW to a …

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Mazda MX-5 RF dropped on H&R springs and spacer package

Chassis specialist H&R is introducing a sport springs and spacer package for the Mazda MX-5 Retractable Fastback, sharpening the lightweight convertible sports car’s already impressive handling even further. Compatible with the standard shock absorbers, the H&R springs lower the Mazda MX-5 RF by 25mm at the front and 30mm at the …

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Hardtop Mazda MX-5 RF arrives from $38,550

Mazda Australia has launched the MX-5 Retractable Fastback and is predicting the hardtop RF model will pull in new crowds of buyers looking for a convertible that is a little nicer as a daily driver. Unlike the previous generation of hardtop MX-5, which had a folding roof that collapsed into …

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DAMD spices up Mazda MX-5

Japanese tuner DAMD (which stands for Dream Automotive Design), responsible for turning this Toyota 86 into a Lexus LFA, has unveiled their latest project, the Mazda MX-5 “Dark Knight”. Sharpening up the looks of the highly popular roadster is a set of carbon fibre bodykit consisting a front lip spoiler, …

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Mazda MX-5 sharpened with BBR engine and chassis upgrade

UK-based Mazda tuning specialist, BBR, has unveiled a range of engine, suspension and brake upgrade packages for the latest ND versions of the MX-5 roadster. BBR’s ‘Super 160’ for the 1.5-litre models, as well as ‘Super 175+’ and ‘Super 190’ for the larger 2.0-litre, are said to deliver power gains across the …

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