The original Miata debuted in 1989 as a 1990 model.
Power came from a 1.6-liter I4, with 116 horsepower and 110 pound-feet of torque.
A five-speed manual transmission was standard.
The original Miata could hit 60 miles per hour in 8.6 seconds and top out at 116 mph.
The original Miata weighed around 2,100 pounds.
A 1.8-liter I4 engine joined the lineup in 1994.
The new engine upped output to 128 horsepower.
Another update came in 1996, when the Miata got 133 horsepower and 114 pound-feet of torque.
The original Miata is still one of the best.
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