MX-5 Turns 25

Project Miata Roars Back to Life

My 1995 Miata at golden hourRe-published from Hooniverse, text and photography by Bryce Womeldurf

There have been many ups and downs with this project and it’s great to say that we’re starting the year off back on an upswing. It took some work to get here but take a look after the jump you’ll see how far we’ve come.  (more…)

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Rallyways: Miatas at Mazda Laguna Seca

Miatas at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca
Re-shared from RallyWays, text and images by Danny Cruz

This is the mecca of events for Miata enthusiasts in North America. Miatas at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca – an event that has been happening in some way or another at the same race track since the 1st anniversary of the original Miata back in the early 90’s. (more…)

TODAY IS THE DAY: 2016 MAZDA MIATA LIVE REVEAL!

Text by Bryce Womeldurf, video by Mazda USA, images by Sethofdeath and Mazda

Today is the day we’ve all been waiting for, the reveal of not only the 2016 Mazda Miata but also the new ND body style and all of the technical innovations that will come from that. The main things that I think Mazda has to get right for this to continue being the greatest selling sports car of all time include the preservation of Jinba Ittai (person [and] horse [as] one body) as getting the weight down, which has increased with every subsequent generation, keep it fun and keep it simple. They’ve had a great thing going for the past quarter century with this car. It’s had to have been tricky keeping cost balanced with performance while meeting customer’s expectations, new and old. But I’m sure Mazda is up to the task. (more…)