Few details yet, but 2.2-liter turbodiesel will arrive by second half of 2017. The new Mazda CX-5 will add a diesel engine in the U.S. by the second half of next year, the automaker confirmed today. Though Mazda already sells diesels in Europe, the debut of diesel Mazdas in the U.S. had long been delayed. This will be the company’s first ever diesel in this market. There are few details on the new engine so far, but Mazda says it will be the company’s Skyactiv-D 2.2-liter turbodiesel inline-four. In Europe, that engine is rated for 147 horsepower (110 kilowatts) and 280 pound-feet of torque (380 Newton-meters) in the outgoing CX-5. The company says the engine has two new technologies, dubbed Natural Sound Smoother and Natural Sound Frequency Control, to help quell the classic clatter and knocking of diesel engines.Mazda announced plans for diesel-powered CX-5 and 6 models as far back as 2013 but repeatedly delayed that introduction. The company said the … [Read more...] about New Mazda CX-5 to finally get diesel engine in the U.S.
Mazda's upgraded CX-5 costs a little more than last year but comes with a lot more standard tech. The diesel arrives later in 2017 Production of the 2017 Mazda CX-5 is already underway in Japan, and the new crossover begins arriving in late March at dealers in the United States. Now, Mazda is announcing that the middle child in its American CUV lineup has a starting price of $24,985 (after $940 destination). Reviewed: 2017 Mazda CX-5 | Why Buy? 2017 Mazda CX-5 First Drive: Now with fewer downsides At launch, the CX-5 is exclusively available with a 2.5-liter four-cylinder and six-speed automatic gearbox – a manual transmission is no longer available. The mil pumps out 187 horsepower (139 kilowatts) and 185 pound-feet (251 Newton-meters) of torque. The available Sport, Touring, and Grand Touring trims are available with front- or all-wheel drive as a $1,300 option. Mazda’s long-promised 2.2-liter diesel four-cylinder arrives in the latter half of the … [Read more...] about 2017 Mazda CX-5 starts at $24,985, arrives in U.S. in late March
The only truck in its class to have front and rear electronic locking differentials. Introduced last November at the Los Angeles Auto Show, the new Chevy Colorado ZR2 was developed to tackle just about any type of terrain there is while being easy to live with on a daily basis to and from work. The off-road midsize truck has a considerably wider track and a lifted suspension than the regular version to make it more component whenever having to deal with difficult roads. Even the front and rear bumpers have been subjected to some changes to give it that much-important additional ground clearance. Update: 2017 Chevy Colorado ZR2 First Drive: Mud And Dirt Made Easy Chevy’s trio of videos shows how prototypes had to undergo a series of grueling tests at the Yuma Proving Ground in Arizona and also had to go through a deep-sand evaluation at Silver Lake in Michigan. Additional tests were conducted at the Badlands off-road park in Attica, Indiana while … [Read more...] about Chevy Colorado ZR2 Development Detailed In Video Series
Not that we're counting, but that's his fifth BMW. BMW has been handing out shiny new cars to the top MotoGP qualifiers since 2003 and Marc Márquez Alentà is by far the rider to make the most out of the annual BMW M Award. For the fifth year in a row, the 24-year-old Spanish rider has been named the best qualifier throughout the entire season, this time around earning him the keys to a limited-edition M4 CS. Originally unveiled back in May during the Spanish Grand Prix organized in Jerez de la Frontera, the San Marino Blue Metallic example is now in the hands of the Repsol Honda Team rider. Hotter M4 coming: BMW M4 GTS Spied Testing With Extreme Aero Kit This weekend, Marc Márquez extended his career pole count to 73 (45 in MotoGP) after claiming his eighth pole of the season during the finale in Valencia with a lap time of 1 minute and 29.897 seconds. Marc Márquez has been building his BMW M collection starting with 2013 when he won his … [Read more...] about Top MotoGP Qualifier Marc Marquez Wins BMW M4 CS
Will Marc Marquez win the car yet again? The top qualifier in this year's MotoGP series will receive a limited-edition BMW M3 CS as a prize for a season's hard work on two wheels. The Frozen Dark Blue was on display at the recent Spanish Grand Prix at the Jerez de la Frontera circuit. This year marks the 20th season with BMW's M division supplying the Official car of MotoGP, and the 16th time for the season's best qualifier to receive an M car as a reward. Update: Witness The Greatness Of The BMW M3 CS In Nearly 100 Images To determine the top rider in qualifying, the racers receive points for their position during the session in each grand prix. After four races so far this season, Johann Zarco currently leads the standings with 70 points. Marc Marquez trails closely with 66 points, and Dani Pedrosa sits in third with 56 points.BMW will build only 1,200 units of the M3 CS worldwide. The sedans use a 3.0-liter biturbo … [Read more...] about Top MotoGP Qualifier Will Win Frozen Dark Blue BMW M3 CS