Mazda MX-5, Miata, MX-5 RF, South Africa, Torquing Cars

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 moreContinue Reading

Mazda, CX-3, Torquing Cars

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 moreContinue Reading

I started writing this post back at the beginning of 2019, a few short weeks after I bought an MX-5, and when the idea of turning Torquing Cars into a more personal publication was still in its infancy. It’s been on ice since then, but with the official refocusing of … Read moreContinue Reading

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 moreContinue Reading

Mazda MX-5, Miata, Mazda, MX-5, 2019

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 moreContinue Reading