Is the New Mazda MX-5 Miata a Huge Success or a Colossal Failure?

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A group of MX-5 enthusiasts have their say.

Downsizing and weight loss were the two key requirements Mazda engineers and designers had as they set about creating the fourth-generation MX-5 Miata. The goal was to bring the small roadster back to its 1989 roots. And with cars getting increasingly heavier due to added technologies, their task was anything but easy. But it appears everything that needed to be accomplished was. Or was it? What Car? has gathered a group of MX-5 enthusiasts from the UK for a tour of the new MX-5.

Unfortunately they couldn't take it for a spin but they were able to sit in the driver’s seat. That’ll have to do for now, so check out their take on the latest version of the best-selling two-seat sports car in history.

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