250 HP
211 LB-FT
Curb Weight
1900 LB
Rear Wheel Drive
Engine Size
1.7 L
Transmission Type
Top Speed
130 MPH
Standing Quarter Mile
13.1 Seconds
Zero to Sixty
4.9 Seconds
MPG (City/Highway)
30 MPG

This is my first car, I bought it new in the summer of 1989. I've been modifying it ever since. It's has been an exercise in baby steps, a larger project made up of an untold number of smaller little projects. Every system on the car has been modified or upgraded, very little remains that hasn't been changed. I have a few other cars, and this one may not be the most valuable on paper, but it is very valuable to me on a personal level.

Discuss this build

[]G G

Good day David. As an aspiring car designer, I admire your work and your good taste. I remember seen early pictures of your progress on this vehicle, and from day one I knew the proportions were just right.

You build the Miata Mazda never built. On behalf of car lovers in general I do personally would like to thank you for sharing your work with us. Because is serves as a proof of inspiration.

One tiny detail I wonder myself, is what kind of side mirrors you selected? Would love to know more about them and why you selected them.

[]Thaddeus Smith

I'm a tall guy and I have a hard dog bar so I really want that rear view mirror so I can see.

[]Michael Isaacson

This Miata is so cool, if I was rich I would be doing something like this with a 2.0l Miata.

[]Lyndon Elliott

Unbelievable exhaust sound! What do you have more specifically? i want your sound in my supercharged NA6, i currently have a magna flow but I prefer your sound.

[]S Colwell

How did you get the exhaust sound? I REALLY want to make this mod. Thanks

[]Peter J Nielsen

Fantastic!! What a great car. Love the attention to detail.

[]Ben France

Damnit Dave! I thought my na6 Miata adventures were done after owning three of them over the past 13 years, but watching your video with Farrah has convinced me that I NEED another one. ;)

Beautiful car! Your build was an inspiration to me on my last one!

[]LIam Moran

just watched Matt's video on thesmokingtire and I have to say this is THE coolest car I've seen in while! Awesome machine

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