Chicago Auto Show Notes – Part 2

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer Chicago ? The highlight of the winter auto show season is the annual Chicago Auto Show each February. Sure, the temperature outside might be in the single digits and the ?Windy City? is living up to its name, but inside the McCormick Place is a warm and wonderful arena for…

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2014 NWAPA ?Run to the Sun? ? Part 2

By Bill Schaffer Photos by Doug Berger Portland, Oregon ? Each year one of the automotive writer?s groups I belong to, the Northwest Automotive Press Association (NWAPA), has an event we call ?Run to the Sun.? This year the members who organized the program out-did themselves by signing up 25 outstanding cars, with a total…

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Mazda MX-5 Miata Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer It had been quite some time since we had driven the Mazda MX-5 Miata, so with a ?new from the ground up? fourth generation MX-5 introduction just around the corner it seemed like a good time to revisit the world?s best-selling two-seat roadster. It was also the 25th Anniversary of…

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2014 Mazda MX-5 Miata Grand Touring PRHT Test Drive

?2014 Mazda MX-5 Miata Grand Touring PRHT: The Fun never ends? The Mazda MX-5 Miata, after more than 20 years, continues to, provide sports car enthusiasts with a pure and simple, fun-focused roadster at an affordable price. The experts at the Guiness Book of World Records, proclaim the MX-5 to be the most popular two-seat…

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2014 Mazda MX-5 Miata PRHT Club Test Drive

?2014 Mazda MX-5 Miata PRHT Club” Still giving thrill rides The Mazda MX-5 Miata, after more than 20 years, continues to, provide sports car enthusiasts with a pure and simple, fun-focused roadster at an affordable price. The experts at the Guiness Book of World Records, proclaim the MX-5 to be the most popular two-seat convertible…

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Test Drive: 2012 Mazda MX-5 Miata PRHT

?Mazda?s 2011 MX-5 Roadster: If it ain?t broke?? The Mazda MX-5 Miata, after more than 20 years, continues to, provide sports car enthusiasts with a pure and simple, fun-focused roadster at an affordable price. The experts at the Guiness Book of World Records, proclaim the MX-5 to be the most popular two-seat convertible sports car…

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Mazda MX-5 Miata Sets Another World Record

900,000 Miatas in 262 Months The Mazda MX-5 continues to be the world’s “Best selling two-seater sports car” as production rolls pas the 900,000 mark in February 2011.? This significant milestone was achieved 21 years and 10 months after mass production of the first-generation MX-5 commenced in April 1989. The MX-5 was initially certified by…

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