Mazda MX-5 - The Full Story Of The World's Favourite Sportscar

Mazda MX-5 Book Cover


By Brian Long

Foreword by Takao Kijima (MX-5 Program Manager)

ISBN 1-903706-21-1

Published September 2002

Price £29.99 (UK)

  • The definitive international history of the most successful sportscar the world has ever known
  • Covers every model of MX-5, Eunos Roadster (Japan) and Miata (USA) - including all special editions - from 1989 to date
  • Foreword by Takao Kijima, the MX-5’s Programme Manager
  • The author lives in Japan and has been given unique factory access, including interviews with key executives
  • 300+ illustrations including rare prototypes, special editions & brochures
  • High quality artpaper production with colour throughout


Now in its 13th year of production, Mazda's superb convertible roadster has become by far the world's best-selling sportscar. Here, in definitive detail, is the full story of the MX-5 from inception in the early 1980s to the very latest third-generation models. Researched in Japan, this book includes interviews with key people in the Miata story. Coverage includes development, launch, evolution, motorsport and much, much more.


Cloth hardback. 250 x 207mm (portrait). 192 artpaper pages. Over 300 photographs/illustrations, mainly in colour.

Published 10 September 2002 Melanie Carter

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