The Miata was nearly a front-wheel-drive disaster

Seriously. When Mazda was developing what would become the best-selling sports car in history, the proposals included the rear-wheel drive roadster we all know and love (above and below right), a mid-engine MR2 knock off (below middle), and a front-wheel drive disaster (below left). Mazda made the right call, and the… » 2/11/14 4:46pm 2/11/14 4:46pm

For $4,500, This MX5 Is Ready For Its Closeup

Today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe is a supposed movie star car, allegedly having appeared in the film Looper. With no paperwork to back up that provenance, its up to you to determine if it’s worth the price of admission. » 7/26/13 8:00am 7/26/13 8:00am