7 Entry-Level Roadsters for Your Springtime Consideration
1. Mazda MX-5
Without a doubt, the Mazda MX-5 Miata has become the modern definition of the term “roadster.” It checks every box: lightweight, low-displacement, perfectly weighted, low-slung, and, of course, the soft retractable top. At a shade under $24,000, it’s one of the most affordable, as well, but don’t think its lesser MSRP means less fun — the Miata is hailed as one of the most fun driver’s cars in its class, and it is the proud recipient of nearly 200 awards. Furthermore, it’s been around since the late 1980s, so Mazda’s engineers have had time to perfect its design.