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It’s hard to be­lieve that such a sim­ple car as the MX-5 took 13 years from ex- Wheels jour­nal­ist Bob Hall’s first pro­posal to the 1989 Chicago Show car, but Mazda’s labyrint plan­ning and ap­provals process pro­duced a gem, re­viv­ing the clas­sic for­mula of Bri­tish sports cars such as the Lo­tus Elan and the MGA,GA, mi­nus the flaky build qual­ity. Four gen­er­a­tions on and with the mil­lionth car built in 2016, the MX-5 has proven the old adage that light is right.

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