I looked at a number of cars for several years. In the course of searching I narrowed my criteria to maximum value for few dollars. That eliminated Porsches, BMW's, MB's and a number of other cars. I chose the MX-5 because it was not a compromise. It drives exceptionally, the new interior is first rate, the exterior restyle is spot on and I didn't have to sell a kidney to get it. What really sold me though is that this is what a sports car is. It reminds me of what made cars so important in my life and what made me want a car that was "special". The MX-5 is special. I can race this car if I choose, modify it to make it better or leave bone stock and it's just great. It's just perfect.
Interior fit and finish, heated seats, stereo, wheels, ease of top operation, free windscreen, engine sound, car handling, aftermarket accessories.
Height adjustable seats, remove center console cup holders on the 6M model, more horsepower, limited slip standard on all models, dsc standard on all models.