2022 Mazda MX-5 Miata: Review

© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience
Jinba Ittai
Mazda adopts the term Jinba Ittai to describe the feeling of driving a Miata. Jinba Ittai is Japanese for the relationship between a horse and rider — an experience the car’s original designers and engineers sought to replicate. “When the car and driver are in perfect harmony,” said Takeo Kijima, a former program manager for the MX-5, “driving is fun.” This is perhaps the purest description of the 2022 Mazda Ms-5 Miata’s driving experience.

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