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By Max Marck on June 18, 2018 - 10:10AM
In stock form, a Mazda Miata from any generation of the car's production will be a powerful track car. The only issue is the open top. The Miata's convertible roof is great on nice warm sunny days in May, but any organization which is running a track day will want you to get a roll bar before you participate. You need the protection which comes from a strong steel frame over your head. But not all roll-bars are created equal, and there are things you should know before you drop the cash for one.
By Max Marck on June 14, 2018 - 4:40PM
Mazda's typical buyer is not one obsessed with horsepower or cornering G's. The company's bread and butter comes from economical consumers, and to most, Mazda stands for simple, efficient commuters. It may come as some surprise then, to hear that more Mazdas are road-raced on any given weekend than any other manufacturer. Here are the three main reasons why Mazda has such a strong presence in the world of motorsports.
By Max Marck on June 13, 2018 - 10:38AM
Mazda's newest interpretation of their "Jinba Ittai" engineering philosophy for the Miata, which refers to perfect unity between a horse and rider, reflects this unity well enough that it had earned a slew of accolades, and made it onto the "Best Of" lists of a myriad magazines since it was released in 2016. However, there is an often-forgotten Mazda model from the early 2000's which may still have an edge over the new one: the factory-turbocharged Mazdaspeed MX-5 Miata.
By Max Marck on June 12, 2018 - 11:35AM
The current “ND” iteration of Mazda’s legendary Miata sports car will benefit from a few changes in the 2019 model year. Perhaps most notably, the 2019 Miata will have the most powerful engine ever put in the model, and will rip up to a new 7500rpm redline.
By John Goreham on June 9, 2018 - 11:36AM
The crazy people at Mazda are offering big discounts and deals on the Miata just in time for convertible season.
By John Goreham on June 5, 2018 - 12:36PM
Mazda's MX-5 Miata RF took home an award at the New England Motor Press Association's Winter Testing ceremony. Here's why.
By John Goreham on May 1, 2018 - 1:06PM
Both Mazda and Fiat saw sales of their convertibles drop significantly heading into the late spring, early summer season. Will the 124 Spider and Miata rebound as the weather improves?
By James Molet on April 17, 2018 - 11:30AM
This is two days with a FIAT 124 Spider and Mazda MX-5 Miata RF on Route 66. Joined by other roadsters, the new kid on the block and the best-selling two-seat sports car put their sibling rivalry aside and hit the iconic Route 66 in western Arizona.
By Parks McCants on April 16, 2018 - 9:21PM
When I was a kid, my dad owned a powder blue metallic MGA Roadster, mom hated the thing! Dropping in behind the wheel of Mazda Miata Club is a memory blast from the Ragtop glory days of last century, with a high tech twist.
By John Goreham on April 16, 2018 - 5:13PM
A new comparison of the Mazda Miata with its lower-power normally aspirated engine vs. the higher power turbocharged Fiat 124 Spider Abarth counters the idea that turbos are better at altitude.
By Armen Hareyan on April 14, 2018 - 8:55PM
A Reddit user IMHO-GUY has done a good job keeping his Mazda Miata looking new even after nearly 25 years.
By John Goreham on April 10, 2018 - 4:53PM
Mazda is expected to make meaningful updates to the Miata for 2019. Here's what is reportedly on the way for the most popular convertible in the world.
By John Goreham on February 28, 2018 - 10:42AM
For 2018 the changes to the Miata RF are practical and will give more people a warm and fuzzy feeling.
By John Goreham on February 26, 2018 - 3:19PM
Mazda is one of America’s smallest brands, but it has that something special.
By John Goreham on January 18, 2018 - 4:27PM
Mazda is the MPG leader again for the fifth straight year.
By John Goreham on December 27, 2017 - 8:48AM
Surveys by owners of the Mazda Miata put it o the same list as the Corvette, 911, Model S, and Dodge Challenger.
By John Goreham on December 21, 2017 - 2:34PM
A great new color soft top will soon be available to Mazda Miata buyers in the U.S.
By Patrick Rall on December 20, 2017 - 4:55PM
I just spent a snowy week with the 2017 Mazda MX-5 and much to my surprise, it is amazingly capable in even very deep snow with a simple set of good snow tires – proving that this can be your only vehicle if you live in an area that gets heavy snowfall.
By John Goreham on December 15, 2017 - 11:44AM
This special Mazda MX-5 Miata is for UK customers only. Sorry, America!
By John Goreham on December 11, 2017 - 9:42AM
The Mazda Miata is the ultimate gift for any auto enthusiast. What you need to know.
By John Goreham on November 28, 2017 - 4:48PM
Take that Toyota and Honda! U.S. News picks Mazda over the big guys for cars. Here is why and how Mazda made the cut.
By John Goreham on November 27, 2017 - 2:13PM
The 1990 Mazda Miata in this image will cost you $2500, but your money is no good when it comes to that fabulous wing.
By John Goreham on November 1, 2017 - 4:09PM
The 1.6-liter engine in this Mazda Miata lived a full life as a daily driver. Then it was used in a racecar. Now it is being installed in a second race car after the first one crashed and was destroyed. How long can it go?!
By John Goreham on October 31, 2017 - 10:11AM
Both the Mazda RX-7 and Mazda Miata are great sports cars, but which is your choice for a good used car?
By John Goreham on October 26, 2017 - 9:09AM
A long time Miata fan and owner weighs on the debate over which is the better track car, the Miata or the 124 Spider. The reason for the win is the biggest surprise.
By John Goreham on September 25, 2017 - 9:46AM
Mazda's Miata RF has found itself in 10th place on a list of supercars and super-expensive sports cars. Here's why.
By John Goreham on September 20, 2017 - 11:29AM
We interview an owner of an original Fiat 124 Spider and a new one.
By Armen Hareyan on September 19, 2017 - 3:38PM
Mazda just unveiled its so-called Skyactiv-X homogenous charge compression ignition engine prototype, which promises to burn gasoline with diesel-like efficiency. But it’s clear that, even as Mazda is trying to squeeze as much energy as possible out of every last hydrocarbon drop, it’s looking ahead to a world where electricity is an increasingly important source of automotive propulsion. Does this mean an electric Mazda Miata?
By John Goreham on September 18, 2017 - 1:43PM
Here are all the changes to the 2018 Fiat 124 Spider in order of importance.
By John Goreham on September 12, 2017 - 6:04PM
In Car and Driver's ongoing record of lap times at one racetrack, the 2017 Fiat Spider Abarth tops the 2016 Mazda Miata Club.