Mazda is Celebrating the Millionth Miata With an Epic Road Trip

Jason Siu
by Jason Siu

Mazda is bringing its millionth production Miata to the U.S.

Earlier this year, the Japanese automaker announced the production of the one-millionth Mazda MX-5 Miata and it will be taking a tour throughout the U.S. with 18 stops total.

The first stop will be during the 2016 Monterey Car Week with the milestone Miata showing up at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca from August 18 to August 21. From there, it will head to Quirk Mazda in Boston, Massachusetts on August 25 before stopping at Wayne Mazda in New York, New York on August 27. A day later, the millionth Miata will be at Young Mazda in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Kicking off the month of September, it will then head to Classic Mazda in Cleveland, Ohio on September 2 and the next stop will be a day later in Chicago, Illinois at Autobarn Evanston Mazda. The seventh spot will be Tom Roush Mazda in Indianapolis, Indiana on September 7 and then off it will go to Charlotte, North Carolina the very next day at Mazda of South Charlotte. As the tour heads to the southeast, it will make a stop on September 9 at Mall of Georgia Mazda in Atlanta, Georgia.

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From there, it will then have two stops in Florida, with the first one at Duval Mazda at the Avenues on September 10 in Jacksonville, Florida. The last stop in Florida will be Daytona Mazda in Daytona Beach, Florida on September 17. Visiting the big state of Texas, the Miata will make three stops, first in Houston at Grandsport Speedway on September 23 as part of the MX-5 Experience. A day later it will be in Austin at Roger Beasley Mazda before heading to Dallas, making a stop at Globe Life Stadium.

As the tour comes to a close, it will make a stop in Phoenix, Arizona on September 27 at Earnhardt Mazda and then to Los Angeles, California on September 28 at Galpin Mazda. The 18-stop tour will come to an end back where it back on October 1-2 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.

“Last year was the ‘Year of the Miata’ with the launch of the all-new 2016 MX-5, but even a year into the sales of the fourth-generation roadster, that momentum has continued,” said Robert Davis, senior VP, U.S. Operations, Mazda North American Operations (MNAO). “From winning the 2016 World Car of the Year and World Car Design of the Year, to the introduction of the all-new 2017 MX-5 RF, to our one-millionth Miata milestone, the MX-5 continues to symbolize the innovation and spirit that propels Mazda. With the Millionth Miata Celebration, we’re excited to give back to those who, like us, continue to believe that driving matters.” will be spending a lot of time with the Millionth Miata during Monterey Car Week, so stay tuned for all the details.

[Source: Autocar]

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Jason Siu
Jason Siu

Jason Siu began his career in automotive journalism in 2003 with Modified Magazine, a property previously held by VerticalScope. As the West Coast Editor, he played a pivotal role while also extending his expertise to Modified Luxury & Exotics and Modified Mustangs. Beyond his editorial work, Jason authored two notable Cartech books. His tenure at saw him immersed in the daily news cycle, yet his passion for hands-on evaluation led him to focus on testing and product reviews, offering well-rounded recommendations to AutoGuide readers. Currently, as the Content Director for VerticalScope, Jason spearheads the content strategy for an array of online publications, a role that has him at the helm of ensuring quality and consistency across the board.

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