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Can I Use A Ragtop With Glass Instead Of Plastic And Still Use My Optional ...
I have the optional hardtop and want to continue to use it in the winter but I need a new ragtop and want to go with the one with glass instead of plastic back window. The plastic is the reason I ...
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Are the standard rims on a Miata silver or black? I have seen pictures that look like both colors, but I see no options available or clear descriptions on Mazda's website. Can you help?
Door Will Not Open From Insied Or Outside
driver side door not working
How Much Hp Can A Stock Automatic Trans Take In A Miata
i have just purchased a 1997 mazda miata and i gotta be honest i had never seen a automatic transmission before in a miata and i did some research on it and could not find anything about that transm...
Is An Na7542110 Fuel Tank Compatable With Na0342110 On A 1990 Miata With An...
I have a 1990 Canadian Miata with a leaking gas tank. Mazda says the part number is NA0342110, but I can't locate one. There are tanks available with the part number NA7542110, but I need to know if...
Mazda MX-5 Miata Overview
If the RX-7, introduced in 1979, was the car that put Mazda on the map (as far as U.S. buyers were concerned), the MX-5 Miata was the car that solidified the automaker's Zoom Zoom appeal. Introduced in the summer of 1989 as a 1990 model, the MX-5 Miata was designed to continue the tradition of the classic British roadsters of the 1950s and '60s, such as the MG, Triumph, and Austin-Healey roadsters.
From its inception, the MX-5 Miata was a front-engined, rear-wheel-drive convertible two-seater. Initially it was available with a manually operated soft top, although a removable hardtop was an option from the beginning. In 2007, Mazda improved its drop-top by introducing a power retractable hardtop, which raises and lowers at the push of a button. The lightweight, three-section hardtop folds and stows itself into the Miata's truck in just 12 seconds. A new Z-fold soft convertible top is also available on current MX-5 Miatas.
The original engine in the MX-5 Miata was a 116-horsepower, 1.6-liter, double-overhead-cam four-cylinder engine with multi-port electronic fuel injection. Power was increased through the years and through two redesigns (in 1999 and 2006). Currently, the MX-5 Miata is powered by a 166-horsepower 2.0-liter four-cylinder with variable valve timing.
In its first year, the MX-5 was available only in a Base model. In later years, higher-end LS and SE versions were added. Currently, the MX-5 Miata is available in SV, Sport, Touring, and Grand Touring trim packages, with a wide range of standard and optional features available, including power windows, dual front and side airbags, power exterior mirrors, a glass rear window, anti-lock brakes, a CD player, air conditioning, power door locks, and leather seats.