Saturday November 28, 2020

The greatest sports car of all time?

With its 30th anniversary approaching and a race track at our disposal, we pay homage to the million-selling Mazda MX-5. Matt Robinson reports from the track

24th June, 2018
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Mazda’s iconic MX-5 shows no signs of being surpassed

The Mazda MX-5 is the most successful sports car of all time. A bold statement to kick off with, sure, but there’s undeniable proof: since the Japanese company began producing its beloved two-seat roadster in 1989 (yes, the 30th anniversary will be next year), more than a million MX-5s have been built and sold around the world.

No other sports car, save for the much-longer-running Porsche 911 (it launched in 1963 and only...

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