All-New Mazda MX-5 Wins Both 2016 World Car of the Year and World Car Design of the Year
New York/Leverkusen, 24th March 2016 — The fourth-generation Mazda MX-5 has been named both the 2016 World Car of the Year (WCOTY) and the World Car Design of the Year. It is the second Mazda to win the WCOTY award, following the Mazda2 in 2008, and the first model to win both titles in the history of the awards.
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As racing enthusiasts look ahead to Saturday and the 2016 edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, many will remember an outcome that made history 25 years ago. On 23 June 1991 at around 16:00, the chequered flag waved through the winner of that year’s event. It was car number 55, with its flashy orange and green exterior a...
Total Mazda3 production reached 5 million units at the end of April, achieving the milestone 12 years and 10 months after the company began manufacturing the first generation of the compact in mid-2003. It’s only the second Mazda to reach the figure after the Mazda Familia, which was built from 1963 to 2003 and is best...
Hiroshima/Leverkusen - Production of the Mazda MX-5 reached one million units on 22 April, Mazda Motor Corporation announced today, 27 years after the company began manufacturing the iconic roadster at Ujina Plant No. 1 in Hiroshima in April 1989.
“From the first generation through to today’s fourth-generation model, t...
Mazda revealed the Mazda MX-5 RF (“retractable fastback”) today on the eve of the New York International Auto Show. The latest version of the legendary sports car offers a new dimension of open-top driving fun while at the same time staying true to the purpose of Mazda’s previous retractable hardtop MX-5: Making the roa...
Carrying on the tradition of its predecessors, the all-new Mazda MX-5 racked up another nine awards in 2016, including several in Europe. Launched in summer, the new edition of the roadster has now won more than 15 prizes – and counting.
What Car? magazine chose the fourth-generation MX-5 as best convertible ove...
The Mazda RX-VISION, a stunning rotary-powered sports car concept, captured the “Most Beautiful Concept Car of the Year” award at the 31st Festival Automobile International. Ikuo Maeda, the company’s international design chief, accepted the award Tuesday evening together with Kevin Rice, Mazda’s European design director...
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