1992 Mazda Miata

Started on May 3, 2000, 8:27 a.m.

Editorial Director David Wallens' 1992 Miata has seen and done pretty much everything by now.

1992 Mazda Miata Specs

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Body type:Convertible
Country of origin:Japan
0-60 time:9.1 seconds
Displacement:1597cc
Stock horsepower:116 bhp @ 6500 rpm
Torque:100 lb.-ft @ 5500 rpm
Engine configuration:Inline-4
Transmission:5-speed manual
Drivetrain configuration:Rear-wheel drive
Suspension:Double Wishbone (front)
Double Wishbone (rear)
Brakes:disc/disc
Bolt pattern:4 x 100
Body width:65.9 in.
Curb weight:2200 lbs.
Wheelbase:89.2 in.
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Latest Project Updates

Mar 20, 2012

Getting Psyched for Sebring

Mar 20, 2012

We drove our Miata to an Orlando institution: Classic Mazda's pre-Sebring party.

Sep 22, 2011

Neat-o Nittos

Sep 22, 2011

New shoes have arrived.

Aug 23, 2011

Drat, a Flat

Aug 23, 2011

Time to go back-to-school shoe shopping.

Jul 7, 2011

Among the Living

Jul 7, 2011

We sinned and let our Miata sit too long.

Mar 23, 2007

Arriving in style

Mar 23, 2007

We take the Miata to Amelia Island

Dec 13, 2006

It's not easy being green

Dec 13, 2006

Our Miata sports an unusual color scheme.

Oct 3, 2006

I can breathe!

Oct 3, 2006

Have you checked your air filter lately?

Sep 4, 2006

Good news and bad news

Sep 4, 2006

We shouldn't have let it sit so long.

Aug 16, 2006

All Clean

Aug 16, 2006

We give our Miata a bath.

Feb 10, 2006

Hella-cool lights

Feb 10, 2006

Bright lights, big city.

Nov 28, 2005

The Miata got a new pair of shoes

Nov 28, 2005

American Racing Silverstone R

Nov 18, 2005

Moving our Miata to a front burner

Nov 18, 2005

Our long-suffering Miata gets some overdue love

Aug 2, 2005

Miata, Miata, Miata

Aug 2, 2005

It's just too fun to sell.

Dec 10, 2003

Spring in our step

Dec 10, 2003

With a long-overdue bath and some new springs, our Miata is looking and driving good

Nov 3, 2003

Attention

Nov 3, 2003

Our Miata is finally getting some much-needed attention.

Apr 3, 2003

More Miatae

Apr 3, 2003

They keep sprouting up

Feb 3, 2003

Miata love

Feb 3, 2003

Sorry for the break in the updates, but other projects--as well as the magazine--have been vying for our attention. Still, our Miata hasn't been totally neglected.

Apr 30, 2002

Miata, meet Cecil

Apr 30, 2002

We autocrossed the car this past weekend with the Buccaneer Region SCCA at Jacksonville's Cecil Field, a recently decommissioned naval air station.

Apr 19, 2002

Idle Chatter

Apr 19, 2002

We finally get our differential to shut up and drive.

Mar 26, 2002

Pre-autocross attention

Mar 26, 2002

Our Miata recently participated in a little autocross test day, so it first received some attention.

Jan 3, 2002

Real World Improvements

Jan 3, 2002

Two of the products on our Miata have been hot topics on the Miata Internet message boards, so we figured it's time for a little real-world update.

Dec 24, 2001

Long-Term Testing

Dec 24, 2001

Three years ago today, we bought our '92 Miata, so here's a little real-world "long-term testing" feedback on the car.

Oct 12, 2001

Work continues

Oct 12, 2001

Even though the series is official done, work and mods to our Miata still continue...

Jul 2, 2001

Big brakes

Jul 2, 2001

Our Miata has been the center of attention lately, as its Flyin' Miata Big Brake install is detailed in the August issue of the magazine.

Feb 28, 2001

Wax on/Wax off

Feb 28, 2001

Mr. Miagi would love our Miata lately.

Dec 18, 2000

Head

Dec 18, 2000

Our new cylinder head is done and has been installed.

Aug 25, 2000

Big brakes Mean Big Wheels

Aug 25, 2000

Since our Miata is about to receive a Dealer Alternative Flyin' Miata big-brake kit, we needed some appropriate wheels to clear them.

Jul 3, 2000

Pondering Power

Jul 3, 2000

With its new aluminum flywheel and host of Jackson Racing parts (http://www.jacksonracing.com), our Miata is just humming along, but the gears in our head are turning...

May 3, 2000

Dyno Daze

May 3, 2000

This past weekend we did some dyno time at Engineered Performance in Smryna, Ga. to test a whole bunch of new goodies.

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1992 Mazda Miata Specs

Body type:Convertible
Country of origin:Japan
0-60 time:9.1 seconds
Displacement:1597cc
Stock horsepower:116 bhp @ 6500 rpm
Torque:100 lb.-ft @ 5500 rpm
Engine configuration:Inline-4
Transmission:5-speed manual
Drivetrain configuration:Rear-wheel drive
Suspension:Double Wishbone (front)
Double Wishbone (rear)
Brakes:disc/disc
Bolt pattern:4 x 100
Body width:65.9 in.
Curb weight:2200 lbs.
Wheelbase:89.2 in.
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