Production Begins on All New MX-5

Ed
By Ed Higginbotham
Mar 9, 2015 | Mazda

The first of the ND Miata leaves the assembly line at the Ujina Plant No.1 in Hiroshima.

We’re all excited for the brand-new Miata. And last friday we got that much closer to seeing them at our local autocrosses and track days. Mazda just produced their first example of the new generation at the Ujina Plant No.1 in Hiroshima. The cars being made first are built to Japanese specs, which will be available to buy as early as June. They’ll then progressively roll out the overseas models.

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BeardedJag
BeardedJag Reader
3/9/15 2:48 p.m.

I dont remember the headlights looking that tiny. Or is it just me?

einy
einy New Reader
3/10/15 6:46 a.m.

It's just you !

mazdeuce
mazdeuce PowerDork
3/10/15 6:54 a.m.

Holy cow those are skinny tires. I know Miatas have always had skinny tires, but the Miatas I see in real life have changed that.

PHeller
PHeller PowerDork
3/10/15 9:35 a.m.

Look at those flares! Those will look sweet with suspension and wider wheels.

unevolved
unevolved SuperDork
3/10/15 10:48 a.m.

Right? This thing is going to look nasty all dressed up for the track.

Advan046
Advan046 SuperDork
3/10/15 4:30 p.m.

Maybe I can fit this or a FRS into the budget before they stop production. The first production model off the line was sometimes a fun moment in the assembly plants. Odd that there is no crowd around the line in that photo. Maybe they are all behind the camera person.

MrJoshua
MrJoshua PowerDork
3/12/15 8:28 p.m.

I'm having Mazda 929 flashbacks with the amount of wheel tuck stock.

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