• Summary

    5 out of 5 5.0

    What does this car say about you?

    That I'm a civilsed hooligan. Rebellious yet old school.

    What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?

    They like it. All want to have a drive / ride - if they can get the keys off me. I even drive back from the pub whilst my wife is forced to drink wine!

    Would you buy this car again and why?

    Yes ... but with 6 speed box.

    What are you likely to buy next?

    Depends on finances and inclination.

  • Buying experience

    5 out of 5 5.0

    Type of dealer you bought from?


    Did you buy this car new?


    What price did you pay?


    When did you buy the car?

    July 2013

    Did you get a good deal and why?

    Price match across country.

    Is there any special reason why you bought this car?

    Traded in old MX5.

    What was the dealer like?

    James was superb - calm, quiet and friendly. Not pushy but still attentive.

  • Driving it

    5 out of 5 5.0

    What's it like to drive?

    I'm an owl ... the car's such a hoot! Forget motorways; where it revs far too highly. But who'd want to travel directly when there's so many great windy roads around?

    What's it like to park?

    Hood up = OK. Hood down is perfect visibility.

  • Living with it

    5 out of 5 5.0

    Have you had any problems with the car?

    Brake calipers have mal-functioned.

    What's most practical about your car?

    Remote boot lid release (old MX5 didn't have this!).

    Favourite gadget, option or accessory?

    Heated leather seats.