The 2015 Mazda MX-5 has launched in Australia with prices starting from $31,990 (+ORC) which is just $2000 more than the 1989 NA original.
The 2016 Mazda MX-5 Cup car has had its first track-based testing session at Laguna Seca (Mazda Raceway) in the US.
Motoring writers in Australia have been quick to pass judgement on the looks of the new MX-5, but are they missing the point? I say, yes!
Mazda has revealed the new MX-5 promising improved ride and handling and suggesting it marks a return to the original aims of the first-generation MX-5.
When the original Mazda MX-5 was launched back in 1989 it arrived like a bolt out of the blue delivering fun, open-top motoring thrills to the likes of you and me. It was affordable and attractive and gave us something we hadn’t had since the demise of the gorgeous Lotus Elan. This new variant is more purposeful than ever before.