Mazda Released Video Of New Kodo Design Language, We Stop Dead In Our Tracks (Video Inside)

Mazda Released Video Of New Kodo Design Language, We Stop Dead In Our Tracks (Video Inside)
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The ugly duckling/swan theme is an often used cliche in romantic comedies and other low-grade forms of entertainment, but we were caught of guard when Mazda ditched their Nagare design language and blossomed into a beautiful creature with the Shinari concept. Nagare, if you remember, is the current design theme for Mazda that looks a… Continue Reading...

Mazda MX-5 To Return To Its Roots With Target Weight Of 2200 LBS

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Mazda MX-5 To Return To Its Roots With Target Weight Of 2200 LBS
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With new cars getting heavier as the years go on, Mazda is bucking this trend for their next MX-5, aiming to cut the car’s weight from its current 2500 lbs to 2200 lbs, just slightly heavier than the original 1990 Miata’s weight. Mazda executives felt that the current car is straying too far from the… Continue Reading...

REPORT: New Mazda RX-7, With Turbo Rotary, Coming In 2013

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REPORT: New Mazda RX-7, With Turbo Rotary, Coming In 2013
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All aboard the speculation train! The rumors surrounding Mazda’s new RX-7 don’t stop coming, and with the demise of the RX-8, its a safe bet that Mazda will follow up their quirky four-door sports car with something more conventional. Mazda is allegedly targeting the VW Scirocco as a rival for the new car, to be… Continue Reading...

Mazda’s New Styling Direction Previewed In Upcoming Concept

Mazda’s New Styling Direction Previewed In Upcoming Concept
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Mazda appears to be on the cusp of banishing their former “Nagare” design language to the junk heap. Nagare was responsible for the controversial front fascias on the upcoming 2011 Mazda5, the current MX-5 and the Mazda3. However, Mazda executives were apparently unhappy with the execution of the styling and demanded a change. Unfortunately no… Continue Reading...

Mazda Ditches “Nagare” Styling, People With Good Taste Rejoice

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Mazda Ditches “Nagare” Styling, People With Good Taste Rejoice
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Mazda‘s swoopy, sometimes controversial “Nagare” styling has been jettisoned after a few short years as the pre-eminent design language for the Hiroshima, Japan-based car company. Nagare, with its flowing lines and inelegant front-end treatments, managed to find a home on the next-generation Mazda5, the current Mazda3 and the facelifted Mazda MX-5. The Nagare styling was… Continue Reading...