The Miata Makes Sports Car History. The Miata?

Courtesy of Mazda USA.

The Mazda MX-5, which is known as the Miata in North America and the Roadster in Japan, is history’s best-selling two-seat sports car. In fact, the 900,000th Miata was just produced, which Mazda touts as a “milestone.” But it’s a strictly numeric milestone, because there’s not really any competition, as far as I can tell. The Miata didn’t actually bust any records by passing 900,000. It blew past the second best-selling two-seater sports car in history, the MG MGB, back at 512,000. The MGB was produced from 1962 to 1980, and retains a fanatic following among vintage car nuts. (READ MORE)


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