What is the sound of one piston slapping?
What is the sound of one piston slapping?

Just look at it! It’s like a shrunken, de engined, modern take on a hardtop AC Cobra.

It’s totally transformed the MX-5. And we love Mazda for doing it.

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That new roof adds 45kg of weight up top though, but when we were behind the wheel earlier in the week there wasn’t a huge difference in feel.

Granted it probably swaps nose to tail a bit quicker when you want to be a hooligan, but through some twisting country roads it felt pretty much the same as the soft top.

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Anyway, our full ramblings on the Mazda MX-5 RF Sport Nav can be seen after the jump.

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Illustration for article titled The 2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF is like a modern day AC Cobra!

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