Searched high and low for a
replacement for my MG. The S2000 was
too bumpy and loud, German cars are
too pricey, unreliable, and
pretentious. One drive in this was all
it took. I have about 1500 (s)miles
on it and my only complaint is that it
attracted somebody's fist while parked
downtown and now I have to repaint the
door. Anyone who gets near or gets to
ride in this car is amazed at the
styling, power, and handling. That
kick at 4500rpm is fantastic.
Mazdaspeed went to a lot of trouble
designing this car, and we almost get
their modifications for free. Plus
their turbo comes with a full warranty!
Turbo(!), exterior design, handling,
maneuverability, cloth top, and rear
glass window. This car was almost
exactly what I was looking for.
Beautiful, stunning paint, especially
in the sun. The word Miata is not
written on it anywhere. Those grippy
tires and those 17" wheels.
Hidden cup holders look nice, but get
in the way when lids are flipped up.
Sometimes hard to shift from 5th to
6th (wants to go to 4th). Audio
system is substandard. Needs
autodimming rearview mirror and xenon
HID headlights. Would prefer AT with
sport shift (paddle like Tiptronic).