Won’t be long now
Just months after its global debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show, the all-new, fourth-generation Mazda 3 has inched its way ever closer us. The new compact sedan just made its regional debut at the 2019 Singapore Motorshow this week.
Check them out at Mazda Zoom Fest 2018
Mazda's Philippine lineup gets a bit of a shake-up this year. Aside from the manual MX-5 RF manual variant and Dark Cherry soft-top we reported about earlier, the Japanese carmaker is also introducing other new variants to its
We drive Mazda’s Skyactiv-X and see the brand’s future, too
Mazda is a relatively small company-at least when compared to giants Toyota, Mitsubishi, Ford, and Nissan-but its size does have advantages. Over at the Hiroshima-based manufacturer's headquarters, concept cars become a reality relatively quickly, and technical innovations make
In Japan, at least
A little while ago, we wrote about the very (very) subtle update that Mazda gave to its subcompact crossover. The changes to the new CX-3 were so small that we almost couldn't tell the difference. But the Japanese carmaker has
Pretty please?
Turbocharging has been the in thing among car manufacturers over the last few years. Amid rising concerns over fuel prices and environmental impact, the race for bigger displacement has given way to engineers figuring out how much induction they can force out
To be revealed soon
Turbocharged engines might be all the rage nowadays, but Mazda is one carmaker that hasn't entirely adapted to this trend. That's not to say that it's not on the cutting edge; its Skyactiv line features some of the most
An enlightening conversation with Mazda's head of R&D
Top Gear PH had the pleasure of sitting down to dinner with Hidetoshi Kudo, Mazda's executive officer in charge of research and development. This was at a time that the international automotive media was going nuts about Skyactiv-X-Mazda's
Make a gas engine act like a diesel mill
Mazda has announced that it's cracked a new type of engine that marries the best of diesel and gasoline, to get more bang for your buck in every sense of the word. Sounds pretty promising, right?Mazda calls the new engine '
Coming out later this year
The first rumblings about the Mazda CX-8 came a few months ago, when it was announced along with a photo of its three-row interior. Now, the Japanese carmaker has given us our first look at the exterior of its new
At the Bangkok International Motor Show
The 2017 Bangkok International Motor Show is in full swing. For the rest of the ASEAN region, the event is a good glimpse of what's to come in their backyards. It's a reason to whet our appetites and beg local
The history of Mazda: Part 1
The mountains are bathed in bluish-purple pre-dawn light as I step out of the Kokusai Kanko Ryokan in Iwakuni City. I'm dressed in a traditional Japanese yukata, camera in hand, eager to snap a few pictures of the famous
Is a turbo always needed?
Once upon a time, displacement was king. The bigger the engine, the more badass your car was. These days though, carmakers are showing a lot more sensibility about things like the environment and increasing fuel prices. The recent trend is to install
Nimble and easy to maneuver
Having a sports car in its lineup really can work wonders for a carmaker. Case in point is Mazda. It produces not just any sports car, but the best-selling roadster in history, the MX-5. Taking its cue from that model,
We found out for ourselves in Japan
To be honest, the amount of acronyms and tech terms being thrown into the cars we drive is getting a bit out of hand. In some cases, it's at the point where it's difficult to weed out new, revolutionary innovations
All-new Mazda CX-9 is on the way
Planning to buy a new SUV? You might want to hold off for just a little while longer, because Mazda Philippines president Steven Tan has told us that the all-new CX-9 with Skyactiv technology will be arriving in the country
Including the soon-to-arrive CX-3
I love epic road trips. I live for them. A huge part of it has to come from being on the move. There's something very special about seeing the scenery blur past, feeling the road underneath the tires of your vehicle,
You're waiting for this, aren't you?
It looks like our prediction was correct. According to Mazda Philippines CEO Steven Tan, the CX-3 subcompact crossover will be arriving this year. What a relief, considering we were told in January that there would be no allocated units for the
Stylish, diesel-powered vehicles
If you're viewing this on a mobile device and can't see the video, please click here. We were recently invited for a ride-and-drive event by Berjaya Auto Philippines, the official distributor of Mazda vehicles in the country. Expecting
Beginning with the CX-5 in 2011
In November of 2011, Mazda introduced the all-new CX-5, the Japanese carmaker's latest compact SUV at the time. To many, it was simply a new model from the car brand that advocated the spirit of Zoom-Zoom. Yet to
Now with Skyactiv turbo tech
Mazda seems to be on a roll lately. Since introducing the CX-5 with the vaunted Skyactiv technology in 2012, the Hiroshima-based carmaker hasn't looked back. It has given its entire product lineup the same advanced and fuel-efficient engines,
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