7th January 2022
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The Book of the Mazda MX-5 Miata
The ‘Mk3’ NC-series 2005 to 2015

Fully revised and updated paperback edition. Researched and written in Japan, with the full co-operation of the factory, here, in definitive detail, is the complete story of the first generation of Mazda's MX-5 – the car that re-invented the affordable lightweight roadster, a species that many thought was extinct as the 1990s drew near.
Immediately successful, the MX-5, also known as the Miata or Eunos Roadster, spawned many imitators, but remains the world's biggest selling sports car. The series has now been in production for over 30 years, and new generations continue to follow the concept of the original, much to the delight of fans and enthusiasts all over the world.

The book of the Mazda MX-5 Miata – New Second Edition by Brian Long

ISBN: 9781787117778
UPC: 6-36847-01777-4


$32.50(US), $42.50(CAN)

  • Fully revised and updated history of the original NA series Mazda MX-5 Miata, now in paperback
  • Sales in all major markets covered in detail
  • Written by a recognized authority on the subject
  • Includes limited editions from around the world
  • Written with the full co-operation of the factory
  • A look at the aftermarket industry spawned by the car
  • Detailed production figures, including exports
  • Contemporary photography to help owners with authenticity
  • Includes the new spares and restoration service offered by the factory.


Born in Coventry, once the heart of Britain's motor industry, Brian comes from a family with a proud heritage in the automotive and aviation fields. He trained as a mechanical engineer, and worked for a time at his father's garage. Brian became heavily involved in the classic car scene at 19, and says he turned to writing by accident. He now writes full-time and, since 1990, when his first book was released, he has had over 80 titles published. Brian and his wife, Miho, have two children, and currently live in Chiba, close to Tokyo. His main interests outside of cars include old cameras and bicycles, and the family's love of Thoroughbred horses.

Place of birth: Coventry, UK • Hometown: Chiba City • Nearest city: Chiba

V5777 • Paperback • 9.84 x 8.14 in • $32.5 • 144 pages • 221 pictures • ISBN: 978-1-787117-77-8 • UPC: 6-36847-01777-4
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