Launched in 1989, the Mazda MX-5, known as the Mazda Roadster in Japan and the Mazda Miata in the USA, was a small, lightweight, rear-wheel drive two-seat convertible patterned on the Lotus Elan.
It prized low cost and fun-to-drive, over outright power and performance. Through four generations, the it has gone on to become the best selling two-seat convertible of all time.
News, Reviews, Features
- Mazda MX-5 Miata might go electric or hybrid for fifth generation
- 76% of Mazda MX-5 buyers go manual vs. 33% of Toyota 86 buyers
- 2019 Mazda MX-5 30th Anniversary Edition sold out in the US
- 2017 Mazda MX-5 RF Launch Edition: Just 1,000 for USA
- Mazda MX-5 RF etymology: What does its name and letters mean?
- 2017 Mazda MX-5 RF: New convertible hardtop straddles targa line
- ND Mazda MX-5 named Japan's 2015 Car of the Year
- Mazda MX-5: What does its name mean?
- ND Mazda MX-5 will not gain turbo or supercharger
- NA vs. ND Mazda MX-5 in Spain: Video race
- ND Mazda MX-5 pricing starts at $25k in the US
- Mazda MX-5 Global Cup racing series to begin in 2016
- Mazda MX-5 father, Bob Hall, talks about original Miata/Roadster
- ND Mazda MX-5 unveiled as shorter than NA/NB
- Mazda MX-5 25th Anniversary Edition sells out in 10 minutes in the USA