30th Anniversary Edition Mazda Miata is somehow not a roadster


This year marks the 30th anniversary of the world’s most beloved, best-selling roadster—the Mazda MX-5 Miata. The cooperative brainchild of Mazda’s USA and Japanese operations, the Miata single-handedly rescued the affordable roadster tradition and introduced an entire generation to the joy of driving an open-air sports car. And now, three decades after its debut at the 1989 Chicago auto show, Mazda is bringing something special to the 2019 Chicago Auto Show—a 30th Anniversary Edition.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2019/01/09/30th-anniversary-mazda-miata-not-a-roadster