This is the range-topping Mazda MX-5 “Sport Recaro,” based on the 2.0 liter Sport Nav spec MX-5.

This is the range-topping Mazda MX-5 “Sport Recaro,” based on the 2.0 liter Sport Nav spec MX-5. It comes in Soul Red or Ceramic Metallic and gets black accents on the exterior and heated Recaro seats and red stitching on the interior. Mazda is making 600 and, for now, none are destined for the U.S. (via AutoGuide) »11/11/15 9:57pm11/11/15 9:57pm


Here's How Much The 2016 Global Mazda MX-5 Cup Race Car Will Cost

Along with the new 2016 Mazda Miata comes a new spec racing series, and now we know how much it’ll cost to get the car. The Global Mazda MX-5 Cup starts up in 2016, and Mazda Motorsports recently announced that drivers can grab a race-prepped vehicle for an introductory price of $53,000. »10/04/15 3:26pm10/04/15 3:26pm

Dispatches from Hiroshima: lost in an NA Miata, at-speed in a LeMans-spec Lambo, up to my neck in Cosmos

It’s amazing where a bit of luck can land you. Over the last few days, I’ve found myself adrift without GPS on a sinuous bit of remote Japanese rural road, blitzing along in a Murcielago R-GT without ear protection, and the lone Westerner in a Mazda fan event numbering 1200 cars - and then Yojiro Terada broke out the… »9/24/15 1:11pm9/24/15 1:11pm

Dead planes and pork barbecue: Running my Miata at the Blytheville Pro

The first thing you notice when you get on site is the boneyard. To get to the paddock area, you drive around the perimeter of the course, cordoned off from the rest of the world by an army of skinny orange pylons and lengths upon lengths of yellow safety tape, and through the aircraft graveyard itself. Once past the… »7/10/15 3:58pm7/10/15 3:58pm

Trans Am Racing At Lime Rock, And Miatas Too

Lime Rock Park kicked off their official season this Memorial Day weekend with a ear splitting bang. The Trans Am series is a fitting high five to American horsepower, and I was there to capture the action at the historic 1.5 mile track. Lime Rock is no stranger to Trans Am racing, having witnessed Sam Posey, Mark… »6/11/15 2:12pm6/11/15 2:12pm

You Can Buy A 2016 Mazda Miata MX-5 Tomorrow In Japan

Looking forward to purchasing a 2016 Mazda Miata MX-5? Well, if you happen to live in Japan, have the yen, and police proof of a parking space, you totally can. Called the Roadster here in the land of the rising sun, the newest version of everyone’s favorite answer goes on sale tomorrow, Thursday May 21st. »5/20/15 7:01am5/20/15 7:01am

How Not To Ice Race

On a crisp Sunday morning at the end of February I was fortunate enough to have finally amassed the right set of items/abilities to be able to participate in one of the Adirondack Motor Enthusiast Club's fabled ice races. If you know me personally you would know that I have been trying to attend one of these ice races… »3/08/15 1:35pm3/08/15 1:35pm

First Drive: 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata

BARCELONA, SPAIN — Five lugs good, four lugs better! The first two generations of Mazda MX-5 (nee Miata) made do with four wheel lugs in classic small-car fashion, but the bulkier third-generation car and its seventeen-inch rolling stock required the addition of a fifth. When early photos of the 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata… »1/30/15 11:49am1/30/15 11:49am