The Mazda MX-5, formerly Miata, holds a Guinness World Record as the highest-selling two-seater sports car in history. More than 940,000 MX-5s have been made since 1989, and the new 2016 MX-5 has just made its debut. Despite those impressive sales numbers though, the MX-5 is actually the perfect example of why two seat cars--a popular category for ultra-high mileage green vehicles--don't really sell in volume. There's a lot to like about the new Miata. It looks great, taking the badge in a whole new direction and away from the cutesy retro look of recent generations. DON'T MISS: 2016 Mazda...
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As sports cars go, the current Mazda MX-5 Miata isn't too bad when it comes to fuel efficiency. Okay, so at 25 mpg combined and 28 mpg highway it's a long way off the sort of vehicles we usually feature, but let's just say it's one of the best of a bad bunch. That's not to say that it can't be...Antony Ingram
Next Mazda Sports Car Rumored To Be Hybrid; Fans Wail, Moan, Gnash Teeth
Oh, the horror, the horror. Once again, the world is coming to an end. No, not tsunamis, or earthquakes, or tornadoes, or plagues. Not even locusts. Nope, it's the evil specter of hybrid technology that will conclusively decimate all of mankind, depriving it forever of driving fun, pleasure, and...John Voelcker
Tesla Fun For THINK Prices? The EV Mazda Miata Conversion
If we said you could own an electric car that offered four-fifths the fun of a 2012 Tesla Roadster 2.5 for less than a fifth the price, you might think we'd been illicitly inhaling gasoline fumes on the side. What you might not know is how close we are to the truth, and one that comes in the shape...Antony Ingram
2011 Small Cars That Nab the Car and Driver 10Best Awards
It is that time again for Car and Driver’s 10Best car awards. I know, I know why are we reporting on the competition. Well, as happens with great awards, they stick in the industry and become coveted by the participators in the industry. The 10Best is definitely one of those awards for the...Jonathan McGrew