On Jun 4, 6:42am, "Bill Hooper" wrote:
> Ahem...wasn't the appearance of the Miata based on a Lotus,
Yeah, its reminiscent of the Lotus Elan.
> & didn't they spend a lot of time "tuning" the exhaust to sound
> like an LBC?
That's the rumor.
> Is anyone who drives this car likely to slalom through the orange
> cones in a highway construction zone? Are we supposed to think
> they might?
It wouldn't surprise me. I see an awful lot more Miatas at
autocrosses these days than Triumphs, MGs or other British cars.
At least those Miata owners are driving them the way they are
supposed to be driven, not hiding them in the garage until the
weather gets nice. <ducking behind the nomex.>