Originally Posted by LoveMyCoupe
A couple of years ago when I was looking for a sports car, it simply amazed me that the Miata was even available with an automatic.
After talking with 3 or 4 people who were driving a Miata, I came to the conclusion that there are a bunch of people who want to appear sporty without going to the effort of driving a standard or taking a performance driving class to learn how to actually make use of the capability a good handling car offers.
In my mind I equate it to the weekend Harley crowd who like to feel like bikers without any of the hassle that goes along with riding in the cold or rain.
It doesn't matter how you drive.. a top-down blast in a Miata is more fun than any normal commuter car.