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Mazda MX-5 old v new comparison

Read the article here. Like it or not, the '80s were cool. Madonna and Prince were at the height of their success and big hair wasn't just acceptable, it was encouraged. But a very special thing happened in February of 1989: the Mazda MX-5 was born. It all started with the first-generation Mazda MX-5, the NA. It had an 85kW/130Nm 1.6-litre four-cylinder engine up front, rear-wheel drive and it weighed under 1000kg. It was affordable too, with prices starting around the $29,000 mark. Since then, the Japanese soft-top has evolved through several generations, well and truly cementing its title as the world’s best-selling two-seater sports car. And now, twenty-six-years later, Mazda has launched the all-new fourth-generation MX-5, the ND. But how does it compare to the original? Here to help us decide is the owner of NA MX-5 we have here, Nick Bodey…
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