To celebrate the launch of the 2015 MX-5 Mazda gathered together examples of every generation of the car, which has gone on to become the world's most successful roadster, notching up a 25-year lifespan and more than a million sales. Paul Bond guides us through the generations, from the 1989 original to the very latest model. As he does so, he looks at how the essential DNA of the MX-5 has evolved, and whether the latest version is the best yet.
First published: 29th June 2015
Words by: Paul Bond