The iconic Mazda Miata, is already in the history books as a vehicle with more than a million units produced, and it’s the Guinness World Record holder for the best-selling two-seater sports car. For 2020, the new Mazda MX-5 Miata Club offers a variety of standout automotive features but still remains as a lightweight, fast moving vehicle.
The MX-5 Club offers more amenities, while still maintaining the necessary characteristics of a true sports car that’s really fun-to-drive.
All MX-5s come standard with a Skyactiv-G 2.0-liter engine, producing 181 horsepower at 7,000 rpm and 151 lb-ft of torque at 4,000 rpm. This powertrain can be paired with a Skyactiv-MT six-speed manual transmission or six-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters. The Miata’s engine paired with its lightweight physique and agile driving dynamics. provide an outstanding power-to-weight ratio that summons pure joy on just about any road. With the Skyactiv-MT manual transmission, this trim level includes a limited-slip differential, Bilstein shock absorbers, front shock tower brace and sport-tuned suspension.
The MX-5 Sport is a fourth-generation soft top Miata that’s a beautifully engineered roadster, equipped with several lightweight components that help delivers high marks in handling, dynamics with a pure sports car driving feel.
For 2020, MX-5 Sport adds more i-Activsense safety features that includes Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert, Smart City Brake Support and Lane Departure Warning System as standard. The Miata receives updated badging, fonts and key fob design.
It has a sharp, athletic design is matched by a black manual Z-shaped folding, cloth soft convertible top. Other interior amenities to look for include:
• Mazda ConnectTM infotainment system with seven-inch full-color, touchscreen display
• AM/FM 9-speaker audio system including driver’s side and passenger headrest speakers, with AudioPilot; new for 2020 are Apple CarPlayTM and Android AutoTM
• Bluetooth hands-free phone and audio, tilt and telescoping steering wheel, rearview camera, removable dual cup holders, leather three-spoke steering wheel, shift knob and parking brake, Mazda
• Advanced keyless entry, dual USB audio inputs, push-button start, power locks, power windows with one-touch down feature, amongst more standard essential features.
The MX-5 Club is equipped with heated black cloth-trimmed seats with silver stitching, 17-inch Metallic Black aluminum alloy wheels, silver dual exhaust outlets, and LED headlights and taillights. Other memorable amenities that give the Club its unique feature is its black rear lip spoiler, with black interior accents and vinyl leather to help instill a sporty environment.
To help get you “there” and everywhere, there are 16-inch Metallic Black aluminum alloy wheels, silver dual exhaust outlets, and LED headlights and taillights.
THE NUMBERS: MSRP/about $30,290 – MPG City/26 – Hwy/34