HISTORY
  • 1989
  • 1990
  • 1991
  • 1992
  • 1993
  • 1994
  • 1995
  • 1996
  • 1997
  • 1998
  • 1999
  • 2000
  • 2001
  • 2002
  • 2003
  • 2004
  • 2005
  • 2006
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
  • 2011
  • 2012
  • 1989
    • February: "MX-5 Miata" ("Eunos Roadster" in Japan) debut at the Chicago Auto Show.
    • September: The car was launched in Japan.
  • 1990
    • March: Automatic transmission
    • August: "V-Special"
  • 1991
    • August: "J-Limited"
  • 1992
    • September: "S Special"
  • 1993
    • January: "S-Limited"
    • September: 1.8L engine debut.
  • 1994
    • January: "J-Limited II"
    • February: Total production reached 300,000 units.
    • September: "RS Limited"
    • 1
    • 2
  • 1995
    • January: "G-Limited"
    • February: "R-Limited"
    • 1
    • 2
  • 1996
    • January: "VR-Limited"
    • December: "B2-Limited" "R2-Limited"
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • 1997
    • August: "SR-Limited"
  • 1998
    • January: The 2nd generation MX-5 was launched.
  • 1999
    • January: "10th Anniversary Model"
    • February: Total production reached 500,000 units.
  • 2000
    • January: "NR-Limited"
    • May: Guiness World Records as "the world's most produced two seat sports car."
    • December: The limited edition "YS-Limited" model was launched.
    • 1
    • 2
  • 2001
    • May: "Mazdaspeed MX-5"
    • December: "NR-A"
    • December: "MV-Limited"
  • 2002
    • December: "SG-Limited"
  • 2003
    • October: "Mazda MX-5 Coupe"
      *Includes Type A, Type E and Type S.
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • 2004
    • October: "Mazda MX-5 Turbo"
  • 2005
    • May: The 3rd generation Mazda MX-5 was launched.
    • August: "Mazda MX-5 3rd Generation Limited"
    • November: Awarded "2005-2006 Car of the Year Japan"
    • 1
    • 2
  • 2006
    • January: "Car of the Year Japan"
    • August:"Power Retractable Hard Top (RHT)"
    • December: "Blaze Edition"
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • 2007
    • February: Total production reached 800,000 units.
    • April: "Roadster Mazdaspeed M'z Tune"
    • October: "Prestige Edition"
    • 1
    • 2
  • 2008
    • December: Design Update
  • 2009
    • July: "20th Anniversary Model"
    • July: The 20th Anniversary event
  • 2011
    • February: Total production reached 900,000 units, setting a new Guinness World Record.
    • November: Special Model "Mazda MX-5 Black Tuned"
  • 2012
    • July: Design updates made mainly to the front fascia
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