This Unholy Child Of A Miata And A Snowmobile Is Your New Winter King

Shut down the internet, everybody: I have found the world’s greatest Miata.

The friendly canucks at Eppic Industries made Mazda’s humble little droptop into a lifted “Offroadster,” and that in itself is a thing we love. Take a car that’s meant for pavement, lift it, add big tires, and make it apocalypse-ready.

But what if that apocalypse involves nuclear winter after everybody blew each other up? If the radiation doesn’t get to you first, Eppic tested what sounds like the perfect solution: make your grade-A battle car into a snowmobile.


Eppic took two skis from an old snowmobile and put them where the Miata’s front two wheels would usually go. Add a big tongue sticking out of the front, and conquer winter.

Sort of.

They admitted they ran into a few flaws with the build, one of which—the addition of a freshly rebuilt and delightfully neon 1UZ-FE V8 engine—has already been fixed.

Either way, I hope they revisit the “Miata snowmobile” idea soon. I, Jalopnik’s infamous hater of Miatas, can’t even turn my nose up at this idea. It’s like a more comfortable snowmobile. We’ll all probably have to hunt radioactive sasquatches for survival soon, and this is clearly the best way to do it.

Moderator, OppositeLock. Former Staff Writer, Jalopnik. 1984 "Porschelump" 944 race car, 1971 Volkswagen 411 race car, 2010 Mitsubishi Lancer GTS.


reverberocket is nipping the apex..and gently blowing in it's ear.

Model T says, “Hold my beer...”: