Mazda

Magnificent 1982 Mazda 626 Coupe Luxury Edition

I’ll be the first to admit – I absolutely love older Japanese vehicles, even though many enthusiasts tend to disregard them. While I’ve never owned a Mazda, I’ve always adored the vehicles the company produces, especially old school models… more»

Rotary Survivor: 19k Mile 1983 Mazda RX-7

If you haven’t been paying attention, then you probably haven’t noticed the record prices being brought at auction by certain seventies and eighties sports cars.  With a 240Z recently bringing a six digit price, collectors are now scanning the… more»

Japanese Classic: 1985 Mazda RX-7 GSL

When Mazda released the Cosmo 11S in 1967 there was a great deal of skepticism expressed by the motoring press. This stemmed from massive reliability issues that had plagued the NSU Ro 80. Both NSU and Mazda had chosen… more»

7,000 Mile Survivor: 1986 Mazda RX-7

In 1986, Mazda introduced the second generation of its rotary-powered sports car, the RX-7. Known as the FC, this generation of the RX-7 earned lots of praise from critics for its nimble handling skills and handsome design. While the… more»

9k Mile Roadster: 1993 Mazda Miata LE

If you’re in the market for a first-generation Miata, this is the one to get! It’s a Limited Edition model so it came with all the goodies and, according to the seller, it has only covered 9,000 miles! If… more»

California Yard Clean-Out: 1983 Mazda RX-7

While certainly excellent budget sports cars, the first generation Mazda RX-7 seems to be a perpetually cheap vehicle, even in running/driving form. This example is far from that, and is apparently part of a larger collection clean-out based on… more»

Missing for 35 Years: Mazda 254i Le Mans Racer

Old race cars are often discarded as their short shelf life expires, replaced by a new iteration that is practically required to be more powerful with improved technology. Given the cost to maintain race cars, it’s no surprise that… more»

Budget Roadster: 1990 Mazda MX-5 Miata

It makes interesting reading. The Mazda MX-5 Miata is now the best selling 2-seater convertible sports car in history. Since its release in 1989, Mazda has sold around 1.2 million cars, with US buyers snapping up 450,000 of these… more»

Super Rare Mazda Miata Coupe!!?

For decades, British manufacturers were the kings of building small 2-seater convertibles. Japanese companies tried to gain a foot-hold into this market, but their success was extremely limited. That all changed with the launch of the Mazda MX-5, or… more»

High School Car: 1983 Mazda RX-7 GSL

Normally, a long-slumbering vintage Japanese car residing in Maine would be nothing to get excited about, as the likelihood of finding a seriously rotten car behind the garage door is highly probable. However, in this instance, we’re pleasantly surprised… more»

1,500 Dollar Hauler: 1986 Mazda B2000 SE-5

Sometimes a person just needs an inexpensive old pickup. 1986 isn’t “old” for a lot of us but it’s older than a good percentage of Barn Finds readers are and this 1986 Mazda B2000 SE-5 pickup is only $1,500…. more»

One Owner Barn Find: 1972 Mazda RX-2

Motor Trend tested a sedan version of this 1972 Mazda RX-2 when they came to the U.S. and to say that they were smitten and very impressed is an understatement. This rare car can be found here on Craigslist… more»

Pacific Avatar Conversion: 1982 Mazda RX7 Convertible

This 1982 Mazda RX7 is a rare Pacific Avatar convertible conversion that’s also sporting a wicked wide body and some other period modifications that make it a sharp looker (or an extremely useful parts car). However, it’s in running,… more»

Original Paint: 1974 Mazda B1600

Sometimes, second best is all a person can ask for or hope for. This 1974 Mazda B1600 pickup isn’t a rotary-powered (REPU) truck which by all accounts would be the best and rarest Mazda pickup that a person can… more»

15K Original Miles: 1993 Mazda Miata

Low-mileage Miatas are not unheard of, but given how many were made, it’s surprising not to see more time-capsules like this 15,000-mile example. This beautiful car is nearly perfect, with just one small catch, but nothing that should keep… more»

49,000 Mile Garage Find: 1979 Mazda RX7 GS

Mazda’s “Rotary experimental” cars have forged a line in history that can’t be ignored, and this 1979 model still has a long life ahead of itself. Purchased new in the Connecticut area, this Mazda RX7 was driven only 48,439… more»