Mazda

Read the latest Mazda news reporting from Torque News. Mazda is the little carmaker that could, being the underdog in the North American market that has recently been bringing an A-game to the field and creating new gold standards for automotive in several segments. Partnerships and collaborations with others have also changed the underpinnings of many of the vehicles we're driving today, most notably with Ford and the EcoBoost engine series.

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2013 Mazda CX5 Sport

A review of the 2013 Mazda CX5 Sport: America's most efficient SUV

In the world of the compact sport utility vehicle, the battle of the most efficient offering is heating up but with the ability to average better than 30 miles per gallon with a mix of city and highway driving – the 2013 Mazda CX5 is the current king of the hill in terms of being the most efficient SUV available.
The 2013 Ford Mustang GT Premium Coupe

US Mazda production ends, Ford Mustang continues alone at Flat Rock

August 24th 2012 marks the end of an era as Mazda6 production at the Auto Alliance International plant in Flat Rock Michigan officially ceases – leaving the mighty Ford Mustang with a production stable all to itself for the time being as the Japanese automaker moves production of their midsized sedan back to Japan.
The 2002 Ford Escape

Demand for Ford Escape unintended acceleration recalls expands to Mazda Tribute

Last week we brought you the news that the Center for Auto Safety was demanding that Ford Motor Company recall select Ford Escape SUVs that had been previously recalled to address a new unintended acceleration issue and now, the CAS is pushing to have the similar Mazda Tribute recalled for the same problem.
6 Hours of race at the amazing Laguna Seca with the American Le Mans Series

6 Hours Of Racing Pleasure At Laguna Seca With The American Le Mans Series

Starting on a rather fresh and very foggy day, the little Mazda MX5 are already screaming around the unique bends, twists and famed cork screw of the Laguna Seca Raceway. After that it was 6 hours of familiar faces, some returning Aston Martin and Lotus and with a touch of Hollywood with Patrick Dempsey and his team.
The 2012 Mazda RX-8 Spirit R

Mazda extends production of the final RX-8 by 1,000 units

The Mazda RX-8 has failed to live up to the high performance reputation of the RX-7 but since announcing that the RX-8 would end its production run this year with a special edition model – the company has received so much interest in the last of this generation of the rotary powered sports car that they have extended the production run by 1,000 units.
2014 Chevrolet Impala

Seven Vehicles from New York Auto Show That Will Be Important

After having spent a couple days at the New York International Auto Show media days, I've come away with a few impressions. OEMs are really focusing on fuel efficiency, design, and technology like never before. Here's a look at seven of the most important models from the show, which is the last major auto show in the U.S. until the Los Angeles Show in November.
A screenshot of the 1995 BMW M5 from FM4

The Forza Motorsport 4 April Alpinestars Car Pack arrives

This morning, the April 2012 car pack for Forza Motorsport 4 hit the Xbox Live marketplace – bringing 10 new cars to the incredible driving simulator that offer a great spread of European luxury performance road and street cars both new and old, old school and new school Japanese performance coupes, a 50s era American convertible and even a high performance Swedish station wagon.

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