Someone in the Miata MX-5 Enthusiast Club asked what makes the NC generation different. I explained with pizza. Let me know what you think.

NA: Margherita - very pure and light
NB - Pepperoni - same base, a bit zestier
NC - Hawaiian - a little heavy and sweet for most people
ND - Fresh Basil Margherita - return to the original but updated

They’re all pizza and all great in their own ways. The NC just loses a lot of people for being a bit bigger, a bit less power mods on the engine, and a little softer than the NB. It’s still a wonderful car, just a little of an outlier in the Miata world - like Hawaiian pizza. You either love it or you don’t.

Also, this is me everytime I see another NA Miata: