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Shop Work: The Fabulous 50

We Poll Our Readers for Their Picks of the 50 Best Sports Cars of All Time.

Buyer's Guides: Revolution

The Mazda Cosmo Sport Helped Introduce the Rotary Engine to the Masses

Shop Work: What Are the Best Classic Cars?

Jay Leno and a Few Friends Sound Off on Their Personal Favorites

Features: American Transplants: V8-Swapped Tiger and MX-5

V8-Powered Roadsters: Two Eras, One Showdown

Buyer's Guides: Depreciation Station: 2004-'11 Mazda RX-8

Love rotary engines? A Mazda RX-8 can be found for a fifth of the original price.

Buyer's Guides: Depreciation Station: 2006–’15 Mazda MX-5

It might not come from Maranello or Stuttgart, but the Mazda MX-5 Miata is an amazing sports car.

Buyer's Guides: Tech Tips: First-Generation Mazda Miata

Think the Mazda Miata is too new to be considered a classic? Think again.

News and Notes: Choice Views From the Japanese Classic Car Show

Photos from the 2017 Japanese Classic Car Show.

Mazda Forum Topics

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Miater acting up
New ride: RX-7 1st gen Turbo
How To Decide?
35 Cars You Must Drive... Opinions/Throwdown

Mazda Readers' Rides

May 13, 2010 by rconlon
1993 Mazda Miata

This automatic 1993 Miata cost me $500 and a few hours labor. It cleaned up very nicely. My wife is the main user. It is perfect alternative to my Fiat ...

Apr 12, 2010 by David S. Wallens
1992 Mazda Miata

Call it a modern take on a classic formula: two seats, a lightweight chassis, and a willing engine. We built this one as a Grassroots Motorsports project car years ago, ...

Dec 23, 2010 by Dave_Jorgensen
1991 Mazda Miata

-turbocharged at 12 pounds boost -16 inch Panasports with 205 Yokahamas -limited slip diff -white with blue Shelby stripes This is a great autocross car; we had a whole lot ...

Jan 22, 2011 by StevenDelong
1990 Mazda Miata

Miata version 1.0 Of the 70+ cars I've owned over the years, this is my favorite. Well over 250,000 miles on the original engine. Other than wear items and tweaking ...

Jan 22, 2011 by az308gts
1999 Mazda Miata

This has got to be the best, purest little sports car ever made! The only thing I've done is add the factory 16inch wheels. This car is great!

Aug 23, 2010 by Eatroad
2001 Mazda Miata

I have owned this car since 2003, longer than any other car. BRG convertible that always runs. How can you beat that? Sometimes I think I should get a faster ...

Jul 18, 2011 by domino
1999 Mazda miata italia spyder

handcrafted designed and built in the u.s.a. coachbuilt miata [not a replica] built as a tribute to the classic european marques and maybe what a miata might have looked like ...

Jan 19, 2017 by FE3tMX5
1990 Mazda Miata Mx-5

1990 Mazda Miata B package with a turbocharged 2.0L FE-dohc engine swap and 93 LE red interior. Maybe not a classic, but it's my only sportscar.

Dec 26, 2010 by Keith Tanner
Mazda Miata rally special

Built from a bare shell for the Targa Newfoundland rally. The engine is bored and stroked and runs 11.5:1 compression. The suspension was built for as much travel as possible ...

Apr 12, 2010 by 2001brg149
2001 Mazda Miata SE

01 BRG - Flyin Miata Uber 3, Racing Beat 4-1 Header, Hydra ECU, 550cc Injectors, Flyin Miata Big Brake Kit, Flyin Miata Stage 2 Suspension, Flyin Miata Midpipe, Flyin Miata ...

Jan 15, 2010 by ZOOMX5
1994 Mazda MX-5

My 1994 Laguna Blue MX-5. Purchased for $1600 in fair working order. Needed clutch, radiator, belts, etc. basic items for a car 15 years old 100k + miles on it. ...

Apr 12, 2010 by stratos
1991 Mazda MX-5

what can I tell you, a not so stock 1991 miata, repainted blue in 2004, been my ride since 1994.

Apr 12, 2010 by cybermind
Mazda MX-5 Miata

This is my 1996 Miata with 67K miles. It drives and handles superbly and is bulletproof when it comes to reliability. British car feel with Japanese reliability. Who can ask ...

Jun 24, 2011 by pjr300
1985 Mazda RX-7 Turbo (1st Gen)

A first generation RX-7 (the GSL-SE came from the factory with the 13B fuel 6-port injeccted engine); this one is enhanced. It's street ported, plus one of Corky Bell's Cartech ...

Mar 23, 2012 by t_g_farrell
1980 Mazda Rx7

1980 GS stockport 12A, RB Dellorto carb and intake, Carter fuel pump, Holley regulator, RB Street port exhaust, TFIDFIS, MR2 MK I electric fans, 2G strut bar, Pineapple side mounted ...

Jun 13, 2010 by ronbros
1987 Mazda RX7 Turbo

94FD engine,street ported, water to air IC,big single turbo back 3.5" Magnaflow exhaust, custom paint House of Kolor, wings west, custom bonneville nose, CCW forged wheels,KDW & NITTOs. brake and ...

May 18, 2010 by wmyers14727
1987 Mazda RX7 GXL


Jun 23, 2011 by ronbros
1987 Mazda RX7 turbo

a nice street car, fast and handles good, 94 FD engine street ported, 3 1/2" magnaflow exhaust turbo back, water -air IC. CCW forged wheels, BFG,KDWs ft. NITTOs rear, custom ...

Mazda Ran When Parked

Found a Mazda in Brevard, NC on Oct. 13, 2008

I found this RX7 in a field near a farm. I am not sure why it is sitting, but my bet is that it doesn’t run.

Found a Mazda in Somewhere, GA on March 27, 2014

We found this yellow Miata covered in pine needles and rat feces. So, of course, we took it home and made it a project car.

Found a Mazda in Jefferson County, Ky on Dec. 18, 2014

Not just a ran when parked car. This could also qualify as a Unicorn. Not only is this an all original ‘80 RX-7. It is still owned and nearly a DD of the original …

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