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Avenue of the Giants Weekend Run - Sat. March 23, 2024

Saturday will be a very full day of cruising from Novato up through the Avenue of the Giants and ending at Eel River Brewing in Fortuna. Sun...

Car And Driver Tests The 2012 MCS Roadster

 "Not quite a front-drive Miata" is how K.C. Colwell subtitles his review in Car and Driver.  Colwell feels about their tester:
. . . Our test car’s $33,550 tally included navigation (something not available on the MX-5), 17-inch wheels, xenon headlights, keyless access, and metallic paint.

Optioned this way, the Mini is much farther from the old-school roadster formula than the Mazda. But it manages to keep the essence of two-seat droptops of the past alive, while offering a little more interior room than a Miata. At the very least, there’s no pesky back seat to deal with