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Official
Mazda Miata RF gets price bump for 2019

That extra power is worth the higher price

That extra power is worth the higher price.

Report
Confirmed: Mazda Miata gets more power, higher redline, telescoping wheel

A Japanese car magazine has all the details

A Japanese car magazine has all the details

Quick Spin
Podcast
From Maseratis to rental cars | Autoblog Podcast #511

We discuss Maserati's foray into crossovers, why bad cars can make good rentals, and the new and used cars you should buy.

Podcast
Volkswagen's latest ad is not subtle | Autoblog Podcast #509

James Riswick joins us to discuss the many new cars he's driven, we rant about a VW ad, and then it's time to spend your money.

First Drive
Featured
The most exciting vehicle reveals of 2016

We recap the year in auto show debuts, highlighting the important new stuff from Chevy, Nissan, Mazda, and others in 2016.

Followup
Surprise! 2017 Mazda MX-5 RFs are already being delivered

Roughly two months ahead of the initial delivery date.

The first one in America was delivered last week.

Mazda zooms into SEMA 2016 with lighter MX-5 Speedster and RF Kuro concepts

The two Miata variants could easily be our highlight of the aftermarket show.

For SEMA 2016, Mazda whips up a revision of the Speedster concept and a sexy RF retractable targa top.

Official
The Mazda MX-5 Miata RF's trick roof will cost you at least $2,555 extra

The RF Grand Touring model costs $1,170 less than the Launch Edition.

Clever roof starts at $32,390 and tops out at $34,660.

Official
Preorders open for the Mazda MX-5 Miata RF Launch Edition

Trick roof and special coloring will cost $34,685.

Loyal Mazda customers have a limited time to preorder the sports car.

Official
New York
This is the 2017 Mazda MX-5 RF targa-roof fastback

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.