76% of Mazda MX-5 buyers go manual vs. 33% of Toyota 86 buyers

76% of Mazda MX-5 buyers go manual vs. 33% of Toyota 86 buyers

Posted: May 17, 2019

In the US, 76% of Mazda MX-5 soft tops are sold with a manual transmission, but this number drops to 52% for the retractable hardtop RF model.

2019 Mazda MX-5 30th Anniversary Edition sold out in the US

2019 Mazda MX-5 30th Anniversary Edition sold out in the US

Posted: Feb 12, 2019

All 500 of the 2019 Mazda MX-5 30th Anniversary Edition models allocated for the US have been allocated hours after the ordering system went online.

Mazda MX-5 30th Anniversary Edition (2019, ND, fourth generation) photos

Mazda MX-5 30th Anniversary Edition (2019, ND, fourth generation) photos

Posted: Feb 10, 2019

3000 2019 Mazda MX-5 30th Anniversary Edition will be made, all with Racing Orange paint, 18″ RAYS wheels, Recaro seats, and orange brakes.

Fiat 124 Spider axed in the UK, except for Abarth model

Fiat 124 Spider axed in the UK, except for Abarth model

Posted: Jan 8, 2019

All models of the Fiat 124 Spider, except for the top of the range Abarth, have been suddenly withdrawn from sale in the UK.

Mazda Roadster (2018 update, ND, fourth generation) photos

Mazda Roadster (2018 update, ND, fourth generation) photos

Posted: Jun 12, 2018

The 2018 Mazda Roadster update has a more safety equipment, a telescoping steering wheel, and a more powerful 2-liter I4 engine with 135kW (181hp).

Mazda MX-5 RF (2017, ND, fourth generation, UK) photos

Mazda MX-5 RF (2017, ND, fourth generation, UK) photos

Posted: Apr 3, 2017

The ND Mazda MX-5 RF replaces the PRHT (power retractable hardtop), and has a fastback style targa body with a power folding roof.

Mazda MX-5 RF Kuro concept (2016 SEMA, ND, fourth generation) photos

Mazda MX-5 RF Kuro concept (2016 SEMA, ND, fourth generation) photos

Posted: Oct 29, 2016

The SEMA 2016 Mazda MX-5 RF Kuro concept has a semi-metallic charcoal exterior, 17-inch RAYS wheels, Cup suspension, and BFGoodrich tires.

Mazda MX-5 Speedster Evolution concept (2016 SEMA, ND) photos

Mazda MX-5 Speedster Evolution concept (2016 SEMA, ND) photos

Posted: Oct 28, 2016

The 2016 Mazda MX-5 Speedster Evolution is based on the 2015 SEMA show car, but has new wheels, tires, and more weight stripped from it (now just 2,000 lb or 907kg).

2017 Mazda MX-5 RF Launch Edition: Just 1,000 for USA

2017 Mazda MX-5 RF Launch Edition: Just 1,000 for USA

Posted: Aug 26, 2016

Based on the Grand Touring trim level, the Mazda MX-5 RF Launch Edition will be made available first to a select group of hardcore MX-5/Miata fans.

2017 Fiat 124 Spider: Starts at $25k, hundreds off MX-5 Miata

2017 Fiat 124 Spider: Starts at $25k, hundreds off MX-5 Miata

Posted: May 1, 2016

Pricing for the Fiat 124 Spider, and the Abarth, has been released in the US, and it’s surprisingly close to that of the Mazda MX-5 Miata it’s based on.