Ford Focus RS to be Imported From Europe

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Ford Focus RS to be Imported From Europe
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Ford engineers are cooking up a new ultra-high-performance Focus RS. The car is baking in the product-development oven right now and it should be set to go on sale as soon as the timer goes off in 2016. Continue Reading...

Top Viral News Stories of the Week: May 25 – June 1, 2014

Top Viral News Stories of the Week: May 25 – June 1, 2014
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Through social media, some stories have a life of their own. AutoGuide.com has compiled a list of this week’s most shared stories through Facebook, Twitter and Google+. Continue Reading...

Top 10 Greatest Mazdas of All Time

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Top 10 Greatest Mazdas of All Time
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Mazda-mania just happened over the weekend, with a record setting 683 Miatas parading in Lelystad, Netherlands. The sight of so many Mazda enthusiasts jogged our foggy memories, and helped us to remember our own personal connections with the brand, as well as some of the greatest Mazda’s of all time. Perhaps best known for the… Continue Reading...

Most Watched Videos of the Week: May 19 – May 26, 2013

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Each week, we recap the most popular videos from AutoGuide‘s YouTube channel just in case all seven days passed you by and you missed out. This past week, fans of hot hatches are getting their fix with AutoGuide‘s video pitting the 2013 Ford Focus ST against the 2013 Mazdaspeed3. 2013 Ford Focus ST vs 2013 Mazdaspeed3 SEE… Continue Reading...

Most Watched Videos of the Week: May 12 – May 19, 2013

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Each week, we recap the most popular videos from AutoGuide‘s YouTube channel just in case all seven days passed you by and you missed out. This past week, AutoGuide had a little fun putting two hot hatches in a shootout – the Ford Focus ST and the Mazdaspeed3. Which one prevailed? Continue Reading...

Ask AutoGuide No. 9 – Scion FR-S vs. Ford Focus ST vs. Hyundai Veloster Turbo

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Ask AutoGuide No. 9 – Scion FR-S vs. Ford Focus ST vs. Hyundai Veloster Turbo
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Ah to be young again. AutoGuide’s nationally recognized, board-certified Oracles remember their youth vividly… it was terrible. People often say age is just a number and you’re only as old as you feel, unfortunately they were born wearing elastic-waist jeans and Science Olympiad fanny packs. Gingivitis arrived when they were in middle school. Continue Reading...

Top 10 Most Watched AutoGuide Videos of 2012

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As 2012 comes to an end, AutoGuide has decided to take a look back at the most watched videos from our collection. SEE ALSO: 2013 Ford Escape Review – Video Kicking off the top 10 list is the 2013 Ford Escape video review, where Editor-in-Chief Colum Wood puts the new crossover to the test, admiring its… Continue Reading...

Top 10 Track-Ready New Cars Under $60,000

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Top 10 Track-Ready New Cars Under $60,000
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Driving is a mundane task for some people, but for others it’s a sport, and there’s no better proving ground than a track. Automakers see that opportunity as well, and love to offer up cars that are designed specifically with track use in mind. Take a look at the latest offering from Subaru and Scion,… Continue Reading...

Next Mazdaspeed3 Could go Diesel

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Next Mazdaspeed3 Could go Diesel
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Mazda officials are considering using a diesel powerplant for the next-generation Mazdaspeed3 hot hatch. According to Car & Driver, Mazda USA product boss Robert Davis made the comments at a decent technology seminar hosted by the Japanese automaker. Davis did say that were the company to go this route “performance wouldn’t be degraded. That’s somewhat… Continue Reading...

2010 North American Car & Truck of the Year Nominees Announced

2010 North American Car & Truck of the Year Nominees Announced
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We still have more than half of 2009 to go and already the list of 2010 North American Car & Truck of the Year nominees have been picked. That’s because the list is essentially a list of every new model for 2010. Nominated for car of the year are: the Audi S4, BMW Z4, BMW… Continue Reading...

U.S.-Spec MazdaSpeed3 Makes Official U.S Debut

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U.S.-Spec MazdaSpeed3 Makes Official U.S Debut
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It’s now official, the 2010 MazdaSpeed3 has made it to U.S. shores. On display at the New York Auto Show the new model isn’t drastically different than the old one, it even keeps the same 2.3-liter direct-injection four-cylinder engine. Power is rated at 263 and 280 ft-lbs of torque. This is enough for a 0-62 mph run… Continue Reading...

2010 MazdaSpeed3 to Make U.S.-Debut in New York

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2010 MazdaSpeed3 to Make U.S.-Debut in New York
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Officially unveiled as the Mazda MPS at the Geneva Auto Show earlier this month, the U.S.-spec MazdaSpeed3 will make it’s North American debut at the New York Auto Show on April 9th. We don’t expect much to change from the Euro version, so don’t plan on any more power from the direct-injection 2.3-liter turbo-four. Power… Continue Reading...

Mazda to Reveal “Heavily Revised” CX-9 at New York Auto Show

Mazda to Reveal “Heavily Revised” CX-9 at New York Auto Show
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Mazda will unveil a mid-cycle refresh to it’s award-winning CX-9 crossover SUV at the New York Auto Show. Mazda says the new 2010 model will be “heavily revised” from the 2009 model. Included in the updates are a facelifted exterior as well as a revamped interior. Mazda also plans to add several new options and… Continue Reading...

The New 2010 MazdaSpeed3, a DISI-ppointment?

The New 2010 MazdaSpeed3, a DISI-ppointment?
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Known as the DISI, the direct-injection turbocharged 2.3-liter engine found in the MazdaSpeed3 is back in the all-new 2010 MazdaSpeed3, but very little has changed. One might even say it’s a DISI-ppointment. You see, the new MazdaSpeed3 makes exactly the same amount of power with 260 ps (263hp) and 280 ft-lbs of torque.  We were… Continue Reading...

2010 MazdaSpeed3 Video Teaser

2010 MazdaSpeed3 Video Teaser
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We recently reported that Mazda would officially unveil a new version of the Mazdaspeed3 at the 2009 Geneva Auto Show in March. First Mazda teased us with some pictures of the hot hatch and now we have this video. We’ll be sure to bring you full details on the car from the Geneva Auto Show… Continue Reading...

MazdaSpeed3 and Mazda3 i-stop to be Unveiled at Geneva Auto Show

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MazdaSpeed3 and Mazda3 i-stop to be Unveiled at Geneva Auto Show
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Mazda has crushed speculation that there may not be a new version of the MazdaSpeed3 by announcing that the new performance version of the popular Mazda3 5-door hatchback will be unveiled at the Geneva Auto Show in March. The 2010 model will continue to use the 2.3-liter direct injection and turbocharged four-cylinder engine although power… Continue Reading...