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 11:40am 1/30/15 11:40am

2013 Mazda MX-5 Miata Drops The Smiley Derp Face

The latest iteration of Mazda's KODO design language lands on the refreshed MX-5 Miata, replacing its Derpy smiling face with something slightly more aggressive. This upgrade is only for Japan now, but we're hoping and expecting it'll arrive here for the MX-5's next model year. » 7/06/12 10:00am 7/06/12 10:00am

Next-Gen Mazda Miata May Go Rotary... Hybrid?

Japan's Best Car says Mazda's mulling an optional hybridized rotary engine for its next-generation MX-5 Miata. Enthusiasts have begged for a rotary option for years, but a hybrid? Zoom-Snore? (H/T to Al!) [7Tune via AutoBlog] » 6/16/10 3:00pm 6/16/10 3:00pm

2009 Mazda Miata MX-5 Launched In Japan

Mazda has finally released photos of their refreshed 2009 Mazda Miata MX-5 for the JDM, and the evolutionary changes appear to be a pleasing enough. » 12/09/08 3:00pm 12/09/08 3:00pm