While there are many that like to discredit the Mazda MX-5 Miata as being a little soft, when you look up the Guinness World Record for the world’s “best selling two-seat sports car
” you’ll see this humble roadster.
Mazda was onto a winning formula when it devised plans for the original MX-5 Miata launched all the way back in 1989. Since then, the car has only undergone two complete product redesigns though a series of upgrades have kept it fresh. Now we have the latest 2011 Mazda MX-5 Miata, which once again follows that special formula that's made the car a standout in the market for more than two decades.
That formula was essentially to build a classic lightweight roadster but make it reliable, safe and handle brilliantly, and that’s exactly what the MX-5 Miata is noted for. The only downside is that there are few frills but with this many thrills, who cares?
Buyers looking for a bare bones speedster should opt for the soft-top model, while those...