2010 Mazda MX-5 Miata Grand Touring 2dr Convertible w/Power Hard Top (2.0L 4cyl 6M)
The ride isn't harsh with the factory upgraded suspension kit and it corners like crazy. Acceleration is brisk and it seems even more so when you're sitting so low to the ground. The engine and exhaust have a nice sound and the car begs to be revved. I absolutely love this car. The hard top is reasonably quiet and adds to the security of the car while parked. The 2009 / 2010 models no longer have a crazy wheel gap like the 2006-2008's and the front end styling is much more to my taste. The stability control isn't intrusive, the headlights are very good, especially the high beams, and visibility with the top up isn't horrible if you fix your mirrors correctly. To sum this up, drive one.
6 speed manual transmission, engine/exhaust note, acceleration and cornering. Good combined city/hwy gas mileage. Usable trunk space. Satellite radio / 6 disc changer with MP3 support.
Allow the seat to go a little lower. I'm 5'10" with a 30-inch inseam and the fit is a little snug headroom wise even with the seat slid back enough so I can just floor the clutch. The Bose stereo could use some additional midrange and the rear speakers are practically unnoticeable.