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TMX5 Issue #9 (Autumn Issue)

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News
There’s an ‘Ultimate MX-5’ mk4 coming from the US, a 450bhp daily driver mk1 turbo being developed by Skuzzle, we pay a visit to classic car trim specialist Newton Commercial, and details of a classy new MX-5-based kit car

MX-5 Owners Club
The latest news and updates from one of the largest and most popular MX-5 clubs in the world

Insight
Mazda UK’s MD reveals why the MX-5 remains a vital element of the whole Mazda lineup

From the Archive
Who wants a sleigh when you can have an MX-5?

FEATURES
Rally Car Mk1 takes to the stages

Forget the notion that MX-5s aren’t roughty-toughty enough for rallying, because this mk1 is a motorsport star

Le Mans Classic Historic adventure
The Le Mans Classic is a petrolhead’s dream outing: we take a road trip to the iconic event in a £1000 mk2

New mk4 The Making of the mk4?
Mazda has upped the power of the mk4 2.0-litre from 158bhp to 181bhp – but how does extra grunt affect the car’s character?

Lexus v8 Conversion Why eight is great
Since early times people have stuck V8 motors in the MX-5. But this conversion features a Japanese engine rather than American…

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Road Trip West Country wandering
The Tour of Britain cycle race is a fabulous excuse to jump in a mk3 and explore the West Country while waiting for the peleton to shoot through

Reader’s Ride Mazdaspeed Mania
Serial MX-5 owner, Kevin Allen, explains why his Mazdaspeed Edition is a keeper

PRACTICAL MX-5
How to... Fit an alternator belt
Kill that dreadful screeching sound by replacing your alternator drive belt: we show you how

Specialists Corten-Miller
Renowned for its mk3 supercharger conversion, the Lincs-based tuner has many other strings to its bow

OUR CARS The Total MX-5 fleet
The Rocketeer V6 conversion is completed, whilst our early mk1 receives some devastating news

Q&A Technical issues solved
Sorting out hood problems, fixing broken mk3 door mirrors, and keeping water ingress at bay