Mazda MX-5 is the kind of car that won't increase your pulse the way a Porsche 911 Cabrio or a Lamborghini Huracan Spyder might do. But contrary to popular belief, driving purity and passion isn’t just about horsepower, 0-60 mph times, exclusive brands or even the ability to make heads turn as you kick the throttle.
Driving a slow car fast is one of the greatest automotive blasts, especially when it’s a lightweight, rear-wheel-drive roadster with a rigid suspension, smooth manual transmission, phenomenal balance and perfectly weighted steering. Those criteria listed above define the MX-5 and the philosophy behind the car.
The MX-5 assures its place in automotive history as the most popular roadster of all time, with over a million models sold since its inception. It’s the most raced car in the world, a darling of car clubs and racing leagues everywhere for its tractability, easy modification capabilities, and affordability.
With the 4th generation (ND) of the MX-5, engineers made a futuristic design, and they reinforce the idea of what a roadster should be.