Mazda and Alfa Romeo are teaming up for next-generation MX-5 Miata and Spyder. The new roadster could be 200 lb. lighter and have improved performance with Mazda’s SkyActiv.
(Source: Road & Track)

Mazda and Alfa Romeo are teaming up for next-generation MX-5 Miata and Spyder. The new roadster could be 200 lb. lighter and have improved performance with Mazda’s SkyActiv.

(Source: Road & Track)

Hyundai, Mazda, and now Subaru (and Toyota) prevail against the odds to provide us with three genuine sports-car options at under $30,000.
(Source: Road & Track)

Hyundai, Mazda, and now Subaru (and Toyota) prevail against the odds to provide us with three genuine sports-car options at under $30,000.

(Source: Road & Track)

A great concept, beautifully executed: the new 2013 Subaru BRZ.
(Source: Road & Track)

A great concept, beautifully executed: the new 2013 Subaru BRZ.

(Source: Road & Track)

There will only be 450 2012 Mazda MX-5 Miata Special Editions sold in the U.S.
(Source: Road & Track)

There will only be 450 2012 Mazda MX-5 Miata Special Editions sold in the U.S.

(Source: Road & Track)

Mazda is getting ready to overhaul the 2014 Mazda MX-5 Miata with a turbocharged 4-cylinder engine and a more muscular exterior.
(Source: Road & Track)

Mazda is getting ready to overhaul the 2014 Mazda MX-5 Miata with a turbocharged 4-cylinder engine and a more muscular exterior.

(Source: Road & Track)

motoriginal:

Chick’s Sports Car by AnonymousNamelss
Mazda Miata MX-5
Location: Florida, USA

motoriginal:

Chick’s Sports Car by AnonymousNamelss

Mazda Miata MX-5

Location: Florida, USA

carpr0n:

Greased Lightning
Starring: Mazda MX-5
(by revlimit)

carpr0n:

Greased Lightning

Starring: Mazda MX-5

(by revlimit)

tractioninc:

“We are becoming ever more obsessed with outright power figures – mere meaningless statistics – and losing sight of what makes a car actually feel fast…
“I still believe that the pleasure of driving comes not from the absolutes of performance, but from the nature of its delivery. I would argue that Mazda’s MX-5, although not especially fast in outright terms, is a high-performance car because it heightens the sensations relayed during driving.”
– From Why are we so obsessed with meaningless performance figures? by Top Gear’s James May  (photo via fukyeamiatas)

tractioninc:

“We are becoming ever more obsessed with outright power figures – mere meaningless statistics – and losing sight of what makes a car actually feel fast…

“I still believe that the pleasure of driving comes not from the absolutes of performance, but from the nature of its delivery. I would argue that Mazda’s MX-5, although not especially fast in outright terms, is a high-performance car because it heightens the sensations relayed during driving.”

– From Why are we so obsessed with meaningless performance figures? by Top Gear’s James May  (photo via fukyeamiatas)

With the end of our 1-year test approaching, it’s been a challenge to rack up significant miles on this diminutive 2-seat roadster. Nevertheless, the Mazda MX-5 PRHT is the most entertaining car to drive of our current long-term fleet.

With the end of our 1-year test approaching, it’s been a challenge to rack up significant miles on this diminutive 2-seat roadster. Nevertheless, the Mazda MX-5 PRHT is the most entertaining car to drive of our current long-term fleet.

LIVE from SEMA: Marking the 20th anniversary of the Miata, the Mazda MX5 Super20 features a race timed suspension, Cosworth supercharger  that helps to produce 230 bhp at the rear wheels and a race-ready  interior that features a roll cage and competition bucket seat.

LIVE from SEMA: Marking the 20th anniversary of the Miata, the Mazda MX5 Super20 features a race timed suspension, Cosworth supercharger that helps to produce 230 bhp at the rear wheels and a race-ready interior that features a roll cage and competition bucket seat.