I'm not the right person to write this review because i'm a MX-5 Lover.
First I dream to have one by the style, de design etc... But when I drive one, and from that momment to now it's my favourit car and I bought one. Beatiful, easy to drive and have a lot of fun all day all year, all life (I hope). Drive it!
An excellent car, highly recommended. It's great fun on the road, too.
The main issue for me has been repeated issues with clutch judder - I've had 3 clutches so far. But the dealers have been fairly good at sorting the issue out, and the on-road experience is amazing. Bring on the summer.
Anybody who says its a hairdresser's car has never driven one.
I (finally) just bought my first MX5. I am so happy. Have been enjoying them from across the car park for years and now I've succumbed. I've driven all of 6 miles in my new one and I can't wait to drive home. The car just fits around you - clever Mazda. I looked at the '07 but the engineers obviously put it on steroids b'cos it looks inflated and nowhere near the svelte, classic shape that is a MX5.
Can't speak to running costs yet but I feel very assured by the cars' reputation. And that repairs/replacements don't seem to be as killer as Audi - I had an A3 for years and tho I loved it (and turned it into a 'truck' to move lots of 'stuff' around) it was a real '2 star' when it came to running costs.
Must fly: got great wee car to play with...
I have owned my MX5 for two years now and I still love it. It's not that quick and it doesn't have much equipement, but it's one of the best cars I have owned.
The handling is pin-sharp. It feels like it's on it's tip-toes dancing all the way to your destination. I can't stop sliding it as it's so much fun. The fact that it's a soft-top is just a bonus.
Find a twisty road, drive it hard and it will be the most fun you'll have on four wheels. I love it!
Order a brochure, find your nearest dealer or book a test drive
Amazing car, once driven, never forgotton, forget all the pretenders like BMW Z4 and Mercedes SLK, they will never have the passion of a Porsche
I love this car! Handling is great, its fun to drive and even reasonably practical!