Any fanboys reading this?
Early this morning (like really early-around 2am Philippine time), Mazda marked the MX-5's 30th birthday with the release of a special 30th Anniversary Edition Miata.The milestone car-which comes in a vibrant 'Racing Orange' paint finish-is as
This is not a proper review
Manual. Soft top. Ceramic white. Fabric seats. That's the exact Miata I will buy. Someday. The RF variants are fine, but I knew the moment I laid my eyes on this off-white color during the 2016 media launch that it'
Meet the MX-5 Drop-Head Coupe Concept
This is the Mazda MX-5 Drop-Head Coupe Concept. It's being shown at the Tokyo Auto Salon, displaying a new accessory. Namely, a removable carbon-fiber hardtop for when you want a bit of extra protection with less of a
It’s all about the sensations
It's been three years since the fourth-generation Mazda MX-5 arrived in the country. And if we're being honest, by this point we've reviewed the lovable roadster ad nauseam.We've written every conceivable thing about the current
Break out those wallets
Earlier this month, Mazda Philippines unveiled the refreshed 6 midsize sedan, the upgraded MX-5, and an additional variant of the CX-9. The first two featured a handful of aesthetic and performance improvements, while the last one further bolsters the Japanese
Despite its Japanese underpinnings
You'll be familiar with Mitsuoka. Somewhere between building the world's ugliest sports car and turning the third-gen Mazda MX-5 into a sort of art-deco Cruella DeVil cartoon, the upstart Japanese coachbuilder became one of our favorite corners
Are start-stop systems worth it?
Apparently, sitting idly in traffic burns up more fuel than you think. This video by Engineering Explained might make you reconsider calling start-stop ignition systems a dealership cash grab next time.The Mazda MX-5 ticks almost all the right boxes.
There’s a fine line between ‘Fan’ and ‘Fanatic’
Labels. People are obsessed with them. Obsessed with labeling others. Obsessed with labeling themselves. Obsessed with labeling their obsessions. Geek, gamer, furry, foodie. Each with its own silly obsessions and secret languages. Fear not, though. "Klaatu Barada Nixto". I come in peace,
Ask me how
Once upon a time, a reader wrote: "Hi TGP, I'm a married guy, mid-30s, father of two (ages 1 and 3), and I was part of a teen-oriented TV show in the '90s. Our family currently uses a Ford
But why would anyone let this go?
The MX-5 Miata started with a simple idea: to make a fun, affordable sports car in the vein of the classic '60s British roadster, but with modern technology. The first-generation NA model was an instant hit in 1989, providing intimate
Be sure to catch them
If you haven't already heard, Mazda Philippines is taking a bunch of its new cars-chief among them being the new FWD CX-9 Sport Touring and 'Dark Cherry' MX-5 soft top-to Bonifacio Global City this weekend for this
Nearly 30hp more
Mazda has announced a few tweaks to its MX-5, and the headline news is this: The range-topping engine gets more power.Though, this is no Overnight Parts From Japan special a-la Fast and Furious, but a wee tweak to
Plus, a new color for the fabric top
Bermaz Auto Philippines, the official distributor of Mazda vehicles in the country, has just announced a handful of updates on its beloved roadster, the MX-5. It's the usual alert for new color options, new safety features, and new prices. Nothing
A humble roadster that can make you love all cars
What more can be said about the Mazda MX-5? We've written so many pieces about it already. There's the 2014 Mod Rides article about my very own first-gen Miata; the cover story that we shot in Barcelona for
Because there's more to driving than being fast
I was a smoker for 14 years. The memories of this pastime still linger today. I will never forget waking up every morning in a foggy haze, groggily walking to the kitchen to prepare a cup of coffee, and while still half
Using a first-generation Mazda Miata
While many people are still obsessed with sheer horsepower, they forget that weight is also a big part of the performance equation. An interesting experiment to take the weight reduction ideas of Colin Chapman to the logical extreme for a street-legal
We see if the hardtop Miata is better
You can always expect a spin-off from something highly successful-TV shows, movies, companies, and even cars. In the case of the Mazda Miata (marketed as the MX-5 beginning with the third-generation NC), it's the most successful two-
Now this is a promotion
After months of unrelenting hype, GT Sport has dropped. You can finally buy yourself a copy of the game for more or less P2,600. If you're looking for a more exclusive experience of the title, you can grab the game'
Yay or nay?
It's increasingly looking like Mazda's rotary engine will be making a comeback. The thing is, its return might not be in the form we expected.A report by Automotive News says that the next iteration of the rotary will be
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