The Miata lost its flip-up headlights in the NB generation.

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The Miata was also a little wider and heavier than before.

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Power came from a 2.0-liter engine, with 140 horsepower and 116 pound-feet of torque.

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A five-speed manual transmission was standard, but a six-speed manual was optional.

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The plastic rear window was replaced with a glass setup.

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Standard 15-inch wheels replaced the 14s of the earlier generation.

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An update in 2001 brought new headlights and 3 more horsepower.

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The turbocharged Mazdaspeed Miata arrived in 2004.

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Just over 5,000 Mazdaspeed Miatas were produced.

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Keep scrolling for more photos of the second-generation Mazda Miata.

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2001 Mazda Miata.

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1999 Mazda Miata.

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2000 Mazda Miata.

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