Mazda MX-5: 'A winning recipe that will never go out of date'

As Mazda’s record-breaking MX-5 turns 30 it is still as young
and fun as it was in 1989 – only the price has slowed down

Mazda MX-5
Price
£18,735
0-62mph
8.3 seconds
Top speed
127mph
MPG
47.1
CO2
139g/km

It’s cold and it’s dark. It’s hardly soft-top weather. But
there are few things that give you more of a buzz than going
nocturnal in a convertible. Cloaked in the privacy of night, the
sleeping city is yours for the taking. Music on, roads empty,
buildings floodlit, bum warmed by a heated seat: it makes me feel
as if I’m roaring through the opening sequence of some moody noir
thriller. It isn’t always glamorous, of course. I mentioned my
penchant for staying up with the top down to a friend and he told
me that he’d once parked his cabriolet and watched aghast as a
group of well-refreshed revellers wobbled across the pavement
towards him and tipped the greasy remnants of their KFC family
bucket into his lap…

Source: FS – All Tech News 2
Mazda MX-5: 'A winning recipe that will never go out of date'