Happy 25th birthday Mazda Miata!
Twenty-five years ago Mazda stunned the media at the 1989 Chicago Auto Show with the introduction of a 2-seat roadster. The MX-5 Miata was an immediate hit. Three generations of the MX-5 have spawned dozens of special editions, racing versions and one-off concepts, but all have stayed true to the original formula of a lightweight, rear-drive, open-top car guaranteed to put a smile on a driver's face. Approaching 1 million units sold, the MX-5 is the best-selling 2-seat sports car in the world, according to Guinness World Records. Let's look at some significant MX-5s
of the past 25 years, recently on display at the 2014 New York International Auto Show