Posts from ‘Mazda’
by Don Sikora II
Note: The following story was excerpted from the December 2018 issue of Collectible Automobile magazine.
If our readers were asked to rank Toyota Corolla traits, we’d guess sportiness and enthusiast interest would fall pretty far down the resulting list. Still, there have been Corollas capable of piquing a cheap-wheeler’s curiosity, and we think the 1987-88 FX16 GT-S “hot hatch” is one of the cars from this subset.
Having heard great things about the food and architecture of Minneapolis, my daughter was excited to learn that her college water-polo team would be competing in a tournament at a school just outside of Minnesota’s largest city. As things turned out, that early-spring trip was a whirlwind event that left little time for anything but polo, sleep, and travel.
2019 Mazda MX-5 RF Grand Touring
Class: Sporty/Performance Car
Miles Driven: 475
Fuel Used: 13.8 gallons
Good news, Matthew McConaughey fans–Tinseltown’s improbable product pitchman is back for another round of Lincoln commercials. The enigmatic star of such films as Mud and Dallas Buyers Club has returned to help the luxury carmaker roll out the new Nautilus midsize crossover.
It’s been rumored — and promised — for a long time, but Mazda finally … finally … introduced its much-anticipated diesel engine at the 2019 New York International Auto Show.
Chicago radio legends Steve and Johnnie take the 2019 Mazda CX-3 Grand Touring for a video test drive. What did they think of their test vehicle? Watch and find out.
A hit with fans and critics alike, the 1998 Wes Anderson film Rushmore is a rare treat for movie fans with an appetite for mild surrealism combined with sparse but brilliant dialogue–not to mention the incredible directing. But there’s something else brilliant about Rushmore that often goes overlooked: the music.
It’s not often that a vehicle’s redesign isn’t necessarily its headline news.