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2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata Review: Fabulous Sports Car, Just Enough Technology

2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata Review: Fabulous Sports Car, Just Enough Technology
20 Aug
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The world’s 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 — not too much, not too little — 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’s an MX-5 GT-S as well. No automaker turns