The Mazda MX-5 has a cult status

alafax 30-01-2018 Auto
At DEKRA-defect investigation revealed the Mazda MX-5 the most durable sports car to be up to 50 000 kilometers and still be in the top 3 to 150 000 kilometers. It will sound the fans of the sport coupes like music to your ears.


When the Mazda MX-5 in 1989 at the Chicago Auto Show was presented the automotive world was beaten speechless. After all, the oil crisis in 1973 were car ?? s that were built for the sheer driving pleasure considered not done. The first designs were delivered in 1979, when Kenichi Yamamato and Bob Hall about the disappearance of the mythical sports cars MGB, Triumph had Fiat Spider and Spider. They focused on two study groups: a Japanese and a Californian. The project was christened P729 and driven by the Japanese group was decided to develop the new sports car.

Three generations

The first generation MX-5 was best known as the version with retractable headlights and chrome door handles. With the second generation that characterize disappeared to make way for more conventional headlights and in the body color door handles opgegane. The engines were fitted with more powerful and there was a six-speed gearbox. The third generation of headlights appeared again to those from the first generation. the body was more rounded in shape, not least by the flared wheel arches. In 2006 there was also a model on the market that substance klapdak was replaced by steel.

Three names, a huge success

Until 2005, the MX-5 in America was still called the Miata, so you're in Europe was seen driving the two terms, but since the third generation that distinction disappeared and now run also on the North American continent only MX-5? en. In Japan, however, the model continues to drive around under the name Eunos Roadster.
In 2000, the MX-5 named the best-selling two-seater sports car in history. At its twentieth anniversary, the model was already sold 850 000 times. When fanatics car has acquired a cult status.

Driving pleasure

The latest model looks more aggressive and has been given a more aerodynamic line and the speed was increased. The Mazda MX-5 remains a car that is enjoyable driving. Through its balanced chassis, direct steering and reliable brakes remain safe and secure comfortable driving. Lots of storage space, you do not expect but that is not the intent of a sports car. Moreover, it appears from the DEKRA-deficiency report that the model is the most sustainable car ?? s in its category belongs.

The characteristics of a Mazda MX-5 1.8 TS


  • ABS
  • Airbag driver + passenger airbag +
  • Brake force Distribution
  • Stability Control
  • Traction

  • Air conditioning
  • Central locking
  • electric windows
  • Power steering

  • Leather steering wheel
  • Adjustable steering wheel
  • Adjustable dash illumination
  • Tachometer
  • Tripmeter
  • Cooling Water Temperature
  • Outside temperature display
  • Audio Installation
  • Steering wheel controls for audio

  • Interval wipers
  • Alloy wheels
  • Sunroof
  • Keyed bumpers
  • Tinted glass
  • Electric and heated mirrors
  • Front fog lights