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No car in the latter half of the twentieth century changed the way enthusiasts think more than the Mazda MX-5 Miata. These concepts are one reason why.

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We expected a power retractable hardtop. This is a pleasant surprise.

The RF, or retractable fastback, version of the Miata roadster surprises before the New York International Auto Show with a targa roof setup.

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Mazda is teasing a world premiere for the New York Auto Show, and the most likely model is the latest generation Miata with a power retracting hardtop.

Consumer Reports' annual list of the best cars is largely composed of imports this year, except in the pickup truck and large car categories.

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Flyin' Miata is in the early stages of creating a V8-powered 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata, and we can't wait to see the finished product.

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New Zealand drifter "Mad Mike" Whiddett's quad-rotor, twin-turbo MX-5, named "RADBUL", is nuts.

After nominating 35 eligible contestants, the international committee of jurists named their seven finalists for the European Car of the Year Award.

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We Track Two Competitors At the Annual Gathering Of Miatas at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca

Carolyn and Kyle may have very different backstories, but the same competitive spirit fuels their fire to race Miatas. We head to Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca to document the dramatic story of these Miata owners racing their convertibles on this historic California track.

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With just a new set of road-legal race tires the 'completely crap' Ringbanana Mazda Miata runs a sub-nine-minute lap time around the Nurburgring in one attempt.

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The Ringbanana is a ratty, black and yellow Mazda Miata whose owner wants to take around the Nurburgring Nordschleife in less than nine minutes with the smallest investment into the car possible.

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Mazda has an all-new advertising campaign in the US that focuses on the new slogan: Driving Matters. It's supposed to say something about both Mazda engineering and being behind the wheel of one of the company's vehicles.

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Come check out the 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata, in the metal and in Detroit, next Tuesday. Bring your own Miata, meet the Autoblog team, have fun.

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The 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata now has its fuel-economy ratings from the EPA, and the roadster sees a 25-percent improvement compared to the previous generation. Either transmission offers 30 mpg combined.

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Sergio Marchionne confirms that the 124 Spider is the name for Fiat's forthcoming roadster. The Italian sports car almost certainly shares a platform for the latest Mazda MX-5 Miata and reportedly debuts some time in 2016.

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A Historically Accurate Fourth Generation That Moves Us

We get our first taste of the 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata in a pre-production, Japanese-spec model. Senior Editor Steven Ewing puts the new Miata through its paces along the gorgeous backroads of Spain.

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British tuner BBR is already hard at work at trying to squeeze more power from the 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata's 2.0-liter SkyActiv four-cylinder engine. The company thinks that the mill can make around 200 horsepower without even adding any forced induction.

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We've seen the diminutive Mazda MX-5 Miata swallow plenty of big engines, but New Zealand drifting ace "Mad Mike" Whiddett is roaring into where-no-man-has-gone-before territory. Wanting to replace his 515-horsepower "MADBUL" RX-7 and its twin-turbocharged, three-rotor 20B engine, his new ride is an NC-series Miata with four rotors and twin Garrett turbochargers courtesy of Pulse Performance Race Engineering. It is called "RADBUL," and expected power at standard boost is 1,200 hp, but the builde

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We're not going to lie to you. The reason you're seeing the fourth-generation Mazda MX-5 Miata on these pages again is solely because this is the first time we're seeing the roadster displayed in a color other than the ruby shade it was first shown in. Okay, okay, so this is the first time the Miata is being displayed at a North American auto show other than SEMA, and we'd say that this is the first time Mazda is showing a US-spec model, but clearly this is a right-hand-drive car. Either way, th

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Let the speculation finally end – we know what will power the next-generation 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata, and it's not turbocharged. The US model will get a SkyActiv 2.0-liter engine and six-speed manual, while models in the rest of the world have a 1.5-liter engine, confirming earlier rumors.

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Earlier this month, our friends across the pond at Auto Express released the first in a two-video series that would see them try and build up a second-generation Mazda MX-5 Miata that could best a standard Porsche Boxster around the track. While that first video detailed the mods to the MX-5 – a supercharger, some suspension upgrades and a new set of super-sticky rubber being chief among them – and set baseline lap times for the stock car, today, we have the results of the 5,000-poun

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See The Roadster Through Mazda Design Boss Derek Jenkins' Eyes

By now, you've likely read what we think of the 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata's new looks both inside and out, and you've probably poured over the available photos and started to make up your own mind about the roadster's radically more aggressive new appearance.

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