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2020 Mazda MX-5 Miata due for price bump, more safety tech

Manual versions of the GT are due for sporty suspension upgrades

Mazda could electrify the next Miata, is trying to figure out how

Electrified or not, the roadster will remain small and nimble

Mazda creates reproduction parts program for North American MX-5 Miata

From bushings to new Enkei wheels, modern materials with period-correct looks

Miata buyers prefer a manual gearbox, says Mazda

But it really depends whether we're talking Roadster or RF.

More Miata buyers prefer manuals than Toyota 86 buyers.

More 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata 30th Anniversary editions are heading to America

The original allocation sold out within hours

The original allocation sold out within hours

Mazda says Skyactiv-X will come to the U.S, but not when

Timing is key, as well as high compression

The Skyactiv-X is a high-compression gasoline engine, its 16:1 compression ratio comparable to that of a diesel engine.

Super-rare Mazda MX-5 Miata coupe pops up for sale

It's not cheap, but it's the holy grail of Miatas and as-new

It's not cheap, but it's the holy grail of Miatas and as-new.

2019 Chicago Auto Show Editors' Picks

The best reveals from the Windy City

The best reveals from the Windy City, including highlights from Ram, VW, Subaru, Mazda and Toyota.

Quick Spin
Mazda hands over first factory-restored Miata

The first customer car in Mazda's Miata restoration program is done

Mazda has finished work on the first factory-restored Miata.

First Drive
2019 Mazda Miata officially announced with 181 horsepower

There's a small bump to torque and some interior updates

There's a small bump to torque and some interior updates.

Mazda Hot Lap Challenge will put simulator drivers in real Miatas

Events take place at select Mazda races

Using a video game as a feeder racing series is nothing new. Sony and Nissan have run the GT Academy for years now, rewarding the best Gran Turismo players with the chance to drive a real car. It seems Mazda wants a piece of the action. This year, it will host an iRacing Hot Lap Challenge, giving the best players a trip to the 2019 Rolex 24 at Daytona. The two fastest drivers will race head-to-head, with the winner earning a test drive in a Mazda MX-5 Miata Cup car.

2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata finally has a great pair of seats

Praise be to Recaro, bringer of bolsters and thigh support

We all know the 2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata is a truly wonderful car. It takes everything delightful about cars and driving and distills it into a compact and lightweight package. It's a car anyone can enjoy. My wife, who until recently has shown no real interest in sports cars beyond their design, wants one. I want one, too, but I couldn't get past the Miata's terrible seats. For 2018, there's finally an alternative.

2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata and MX-5 Miata RF pricing announced

Trick-roof RF increases by $355. Here's how models and prices compare.

It's even closer to a Miata Coupe than the earlier PRHT.

'Gran Turismo Sport' Super Bundle comes with a real Mazda Miata

But you may want to assemble the bundle yourself.

Though the price seems more like the Miata comes with a Gran Turismo Sport game.

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