Mazda South Africa Killed The MX-5

Not just discontinued it but killed its legacy in the country completely. A little while back, a Mazda MX-5 landed in my garage at work. No, it wasn’t my own MX-5, Sakura, but rather a white MX-5 RF on loan from Mazda SA as a press test unit. Those who … Read more

Mazda CX-3 Review – Faux-By-Four

The automotive world is changing. Bit by bit, day by day, things are deviating from the car scene I knew growing up. Station wagons are the enemy, naturally aspirated engines are dying, and the engine as a whole is being phased out in favour of electrification. Worse still, the world … Read more

Mitsuoka Rock Star Turns MX-5 Into C2 Corvette

We’ll forgive you if you’ve never heard of Mitsuoka Motors – they are after all a rather small automotive producer from Japan focusing on a rather niche market.  They’re notorious for using other vehicles as a basis and turning them, for the most part, into retro British styled vehicles, reminiscent … Read more

Review – Mazda MX-5 Retractable Fastback

Just how slow is 10km/h, and how long is 13 seconds?  Well as it turns out the answers to those two questions are A- glacial, and B- about 3 years, or at least that’s how painfully long it felt when I decided to open the roof of the Mazda MX-5 … Read more

Updated Mazda MX-5 Gets More Power, Revs Higher

Mazda has today unveiled the updated MX-5 sports car ahead of the 2019 model year, with the biggest update being something Mazda MX-5 fans have been begging for – more power!  The updates apply to both the soft-top roadster and hard-top convertible RF models.   The 2.0-litre SKYACTIV-G petrol engine … Read more

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