<B>1989 Mazda Miata</B><br />VIN. JM1NA3515L0151863

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Lot 119
1989 Mazda Miata

Sold for US$ 16,500 inc. premium
Less than 7000 miles from new
1989 Mazda Miata
VIN. JM1NA3515L0151863

1598 cc Twin Cam Inline 4-Cylinder
150bhp (estimated)
Supercharged with Electronic fuel injection
5-Speed Manual Transmission
4-Wheel Independent Suspension
4-Wheel Power Disc Brakes

*First year of this iconic roadster
*Supercharged
*One owner from new
*Loads of original accessories


THE MAZDA MIATA

Launched to clamorous acclaim at the 1989 Chicago Auto Show, the Mazda Miata was an immediate hit creating demand that way outstripped production. The Miata was perceived as the spiritual successor to the British sport cars of the 50s and 60s with its uncomplicated, back-to-basics, lightweight design – an English soul dressed in a Japanese suit of reliability.

The 1st Generation Miata, also known as the MX-5, featured a monocoque unibody which reduced flex, and coupled with a forthright 1.6 liter straight four, offered extreme response and agile, feathery handling. The MX-5 is instantly recognizable for its pop-up headlights and stubby finger-light shifter and earned 'Car of the Year' from Wheels Magazine in 1989 and several 'Best Sports Car' accolades from the motoring press over its eight years of production – it even garnered a staggering 5 stars from the infamous Jeremy Clarkson.

THE MOTORCAR OFFERED

Miatas are drivers cars and most were well driven. This unusual example has covered less than 7000 miles and has been lovingly cared for by its original owner. The Miata was adorned with every accessory one could find for a Miata including a super charger kit that dials the fun up a few notches.

One would be hard pressed to find a lower mileage and better kept Miata than this one. The white paint is in fine shape as is the dark grey cloth interior. As you would expect the car runs superbly and feels like a new machine.

No doubt a future collectible the interest in first series Miata has already become apparent. The chance to get one of the nicest of this conic sports car should not be missed.

Saleroom notices

  • Please note, this vehicle is titled model year 1990.
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<B>1989 Mazda Miata</B><br />VIN. JM1NA3515L0151863
<B>1989 Mazda Miata</B><br />VIN. JM1NA3515L0151863
<B>1989 Mazda Miata</B><br />VIN. JM1NA3515L0151863
<B>1989 Mazda Miata</B><br />VIN. JM1NA3515L0151863
<B>1989 Mazda Miata</B><br />VIN. JM1NA3515L0151863
<B>1989 Mazda Miata</B><br />VIN. JM1NA3515L0151863
<B>1989 Mazda Miata</B><br />VIN. JM1NA3515L0151863
<B>1989 Mazda Miata</B><br />VIN. JM1NA3515L0151863
<B>1989 Mazda Miata</B><br />VIN. JM1NA3515L0151863
<B>1989 Mazda Miata</B><br />VIN. JM1NA3515L0151863
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