Twin City Mazda Blog

You are viewing all posts for tags: mazda news

Mazda Execs Bring Their Own Zoom-zoom

You know the Mazda catch phrase - "Zoom-Zoom" - well the higher ups at the Japanese auto makers are zooming in a fun little race held to show off how fun a brand Mazda really is.

Here's a break down of the who's who and what they drove: Weldon Munsey, director of dealer affairs, piloted a 1992 GTP rotary-engine powered GTP racer - the American equivalent of the class of race cars that run at LeMans. The car is powered by a 2.3-liter, four-rotor rotary engine generating 638 horsepower. Munsey took first place in his class of other GTP cars…
read more
Categories:

Mazda RX-7 Electric for 2013

Mazda has been working on an upgrade on the RX-7, which will hopefully be available by 2013.

They are taking their sporty RX-7 model and enhancing it to an electric turbocharged vehicle, tentatively to be called the RX-9.

The Japanese auto maker's RX-9 could get a boost in power to its Renesis rotary engine (the latest break thruogh from Mazda) to compensate for the slightly slower engine used in the RX-8.

The power increase could come from differnent of technologies being explored. "We're testing the rotary in conjunction with technologies including an electric turbocharger," one unnamed source said…
read more
Categories:

Mazda Launches a New Facebook App

Mazda is joining the popularity of Facebook applications and games like FarmVille with their all new MAZDA2 inspired game, DriverVille.

DriverVille takes from the concept of Farmvilles's personalization and adds you as the driver of an all new MAZDA2 compact car. The promotional game features a series of tasks allowing you to race your friends. If you finish these tasks, you get a MAZDA2 - when you win against your friends, you get upgrades to…
read more
Categories: