Mazda Miata (NA) Project Build: First Look and Test Drive

NA Miata Black
NA Miata Black

Introducing the new Garage Topics project, a 1994 Mazda Miata (NA) 5 Speed Manual. I decided to pick the Miata up because the previous owner loved the car, and it is very well taken care of considering its age and mileage. Small issues arose from the Miata not being stored in a garage and not driven frequently, but that is what a project is all about. The NA Miata was produced from 1989 to 1997, with two different engine choices. A 1.6 liter 4 cylinder was available 1989-1993, and a 1.8 liter 4 cylinder available 1994-1997. This Miata is very much stock with an all original 1.8 liter with just over 151,000 miles. Additional upgrades made by the previous owner include 16 inch BBS RK wheels and a Boss Frog Maxx roll bar. The Miata hard top from what I can tell was not original to this car, but it is in great shape and has rear defrost option.

Be sure to watch the video as it shows a 360 view of the Miata, minor updates I have made so far, and a Garage Topics first: An actual test drive of a project car! The goal is to set this up as an all around great car, being able to autocross/look good at car shows/be fun to drive daily if needed.

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