First US Market Mazda Rotary: 1970 Mazda R100

When it comes to rare Japanese classic cars, some are uncommon and difficult to find, but others are just plain scarce like this Mazda R100. The R100 is a special vehicle, as it was the first… more»

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Early Rotary Find: 1973 Mazda RX2

The younger readers we have may not even be aware that Mazda produced rotary-engined vehicles before the RX7 — surprise! One of their first little cars was the RX2, produced from 1970 to 1978 in both… more»

1,800-Buck Truck: 1990 Mazda B2200

Who doesn’t like a cheap pickup? I recently bought one a decade older and about the same size as this one and it wasn’t even as cheap as this 1990 Mazda B2200 is! I really like this… more»

EXCLUSIVE: 39k Mile 2000 Mazda Miata

This car is newer than what we normally feature, but if you want a reliable roadster, you really can’t go wrong with a Miata. They provide the open air experience of a British sports car without leaving a… more»

Out Of This World: 1968 Mazda Cosmo

My very first car was a Mazda RX-7 and ever since, I’ve had the rotary itch. It got so bad that as a teenager I actually went to the school library and checked out the one… more»

Japanese Restomod: 1972 Mazda B1600

Many of us have seen and still see early American market Toyota and Datsun/Nissan pickup trucks. But I ask you, when was the last time you saw an early American market Mazda pickup? They certainly aren’t… more»

Batteries Not Included: 1983 Mazda RX-7 GSL EV

I know that you’ve been wondering when we were going to show yet another battery-powered Mazda RX-7! It’s been since last August, when Jeff showed us one in the weeds that needed a lot of work…. more»

Kei Car Classic: 1975 Mazda Chantez GL

Are there any vintage Japanese car fans out there? This is a 1975 Mazda Chantez GL; that just rolls off the tongue, doesn’t it? This unusual Japanese-market car is on craigslist with an asking price of… more»

Cleanest Rotary Around: 1979 Mazda RX-7

It’s amazing the impact your very first car can have on your entire automotive life. My very first car was an ’87 Mazda RX-7 and I’ve had a strange on again off again relationship with these… more»

Great Car Story: Alfred Morris’ 1991 Mazda 626

This story is not our typical barn find or even survivor car story. But it is about a car, and how one person’s love for it has inspired others. And at least for me, it’s always… more»

A Capella: 1982 Mazda 626 Coupe

This is a 1982 Mazda 626 Coupe and it’s located in Lancaster, California, about seventy-miles north of Los Angle-eze, as they say. Living there for three decades has definitely helped to preserve this brown beauty. This 626… more»

Sad Puppy: 1985 Mazda GLC Deluxe Sedan

This car is newer than usual for these pages, but its sad puppy face drew me in and I was hooked. It’s a 1985 Mazda GLC Deluxe Sedan and it’s located in St. Charles, Missouri. You… more»

Dead Batteries: Electric Mazda RX7 and Subaru 600

Do you ever wonder what it must feel like to start a significant project – like converting a gasoline car to batteries – and then abandon it in the woods? I have a difficult enough time… more»