World's Tallest Pop-Up Lights - 1994 Mazda Miata Long-Term Road Test

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1994 Mazda Miata: World's Tallest Pop-Up Lights

July 27, 2010

This morning I shot this video of our Miata's ginormous old-school pop-up headlamps. They're so tall that when you flip them up you can feel the car's aerodynamics change. The Miata's wind noise levels with the top up and its wind management with top down are completely different when the headlamps are up.

They're so tall I decided that the above video didn't cut it. I decided you needed something in the frame for scale if you were to completely understand just how stupid big those headlight doors are. So I shot another video and used my shoe (Size 10 1/2). You can watch it after the jump.

Scott Oldham, Editor in Chief

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