2014 Mazda3 Driven

Ryan takes a first look at the all-new 2014 Mazda3, a little sedan with big dreams. Powered by Mazda’s 2.0-liter Skyactiv-G engine, it provides equal doses of fun and economy. On tap is 155 peak horsepower and 150 lbs-ft of torque, enough for brisk passing, yet it still achieves a whopping 41-miles per gallon (freeway)
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Gymkhana Three, Part 2: Missing Something

Producing a follow-up to what is arguably one of the greatest car videos on YouTube is no small feat. Ken Block’s short video simply titled “Gymkhana Practice” (released in 2008) helped create a whole new category of video with its high-speed antics and amazing sound. Within weeks our email box here at Driving Sports was
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Hot Lap in a Busted Miata

Here’s our ace driver doing his best with an under-the-weather turbo Miata at the 20th Anniversary Miata celebration, March 2009 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. His best recorded lap time was this 2:09 pass. Shortly after this, the radiator burst. After replacing that, the head gasket blew. Tough weekend for the car.