Fanboys, get ready to have some fun.
How can you compare a 2+2 coupe that was introduced several years ago with a brand spanking new lightweight roadster that's hot off the presses? What about the weight difference, with the Mazda MX-5 at a great advantage over the older, larger and heavier Toyota GT86? Because when it comes to the fun of driving a designated sports car that could serve as many owners' first-ever such car, these cars might be the perfect rivals fighting for precisely the same wallets. Practicality aside, which one delivers more in the all-important fun-to-drive category?
Evo takes the new MX-5 and the GT86 out to the track to find out: