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

Abarth 124 Spider lands in South Africa

Finally, a credible rival to the Mazda MX-5!  The Toyota 86 may well occupy the same segment, but it not being a convertible makes it a bit of a non contender.  Fiat, and more particularly, their performance arm, Abarth, have joined the fray though – reviving an old name and … Read more

Review – Mazda MX-5 Roadster (ND)

I started learning how to drive on the day of my 18th birthday, in the car that would eventually become my first – a 1998 Nissan Sentra 160 GSI.  Since that day, 7 odd years ago, I’ve driven hundreds more cars – some more powerful, some less.  I’ve had plenty … Read more

1-millionth Mazda MX-5 Rolls off the Production Line

It’s not the world’s favourite sports car for nothing!  This past weekend, on April 22nd 2016 and after 4 generations, Mazda rolled out the 1-millionth Mazda MX-5 after 27 years of production at the Ujina Plant No. 1 in Hiroshima.   The specially branded 1-millionth Mazda MX-5 – featuring decals … Read more


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