The world‚Äôs iconic sports car, the Mazda MX-5 Miata, grows more desirable for 2019, with 26 more horsepower from a higher-revving engine and as much lovable top-down fun as ever. Entering its 30th year, the Miata has a smattering of driver assist technology ‚ÄĒ not too much, not too little ‚ÄĒ to help drivers when they want or need it.
Of the 300 car models currently sold in America, it is the 2019 Mazda Miata that spot-on nails its chosen mission: sporty driving for two full-size adults in a car tuned to excel on twisty public roads, not the racetrack.¬†The Miata is a car you deserve to own at once in your lifetime and experience automotive perfection. The 2019 MX-5 is the one you should get.
For the MX-5, there are now seven variants, four for the soft-top convertible, three for the hardtop convertible. Mazda previously offered an entry trim (MX-5 Sport, convertible only), then for soft-top and hardtop a sporty trim for enthusiasts and racers (MX-5 Club), and a more comfortable cruising trim (MX-5 Grand Touring). But then, the GT crowd wanted the boy racer parts (Bilstein shocks, limited slip differential), so now there‚Äôs an MX-5 GT-S as well. No automaker turns