PoisonOak saidI know Mazda is a phenomenal brand, but the roadster just doesn't do it for me. Admittedly the RX is pure sex.
Only one question: Have you ever DRIVEN a Miata/MX5 (with a stick shift)
No, is it pure exhilaration incarnate? :[ or are you offering to give me a ride? Ha
(aaargh, i'm turning into one of those OP's who over-manages his post, lol)
It's not exhilaration. Its this amazing feeling of being connected to the car and through it to the road. You don't get it in anything else aside from older BMWs (E30 for example) and the old british sports cars. The phrase "most smiles per gallon" is frequently used to describe the MX5. Its certainly not the fastest car out there (my '97 takes 8 seconds to get from 0-60) but toss it into a corner at 50mph and you'll be grinning like an idiot when you come flying out the other end.