Mazda Kicks Off Millionth Miata Celebration Tour At Laguna Seca

Plenty of model lines have crested the million-unit mark over the history of the automotive industry, but they’re typically mass-market hatchbacks, sedans and trucks. The Mazda MX-5 Miata, then, stands as something of a rarity, marking its millionth unit made as the most prolific roadster in automobile history. That gives Mazda cause to celebrate, and celebrate it will with the Millionth Miata Celebration Tour.

The event will see two very significant Miatas tour across the United States. The millionth Miata ever made is a Japanese-spec, right-hand-drive model with the 1.5-liter engine, and will be joined by the 15th example built: a 1990 model that served as the 1989 Chicago Auto Show display car that resides in the Heritage Collection at Mazda North American Operations.

The tour starts at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca on August 18 as part of the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion, and finishes at the same location on October 2. In between it will visit dealerships in Boston, New York, Philadelphia, Cleveland, Chicago, Indianapolis, Columbus, Charlotte, Atlanta, Jacksonville, Daytona Beach, Austin, Dallas, Phoenix, and LA, stopping at Grandsport Speedway in Houston along the way.

Visitors will have the opportunity to sign the landmark millionth Miata and come home with a t-shirt marking the occasion. So if you’re a fan of the little roadster, check out the schedule and see when the tour is coming to your area.


Date City Location
August 18-21 Monterey, California Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca
August 25 Boston, Massachusetts Quirk Mazda
August 27 New York, New York Wayne Mazda
August 28 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Young Mazda
September 2 Cleveland, Ohio Classic Mazda
September 3 Chicago, Illinois Autobarn Evanston Mazda
September 6 Indianapolis, Indiana Tom Roush Mazda
September 7 Columbus, Ohio Germain Mazda
September 8 Charlotte, North Carolina Mazda of South Charlotte
September 9 Atlanta, Georgia Mall of Georgia Mazda
September 10 Jacksonville, Florida Duval Mazda at the Avenues
September 17 Daytona Beach, Florida Daytona Mazda
September 23 Houston, Texas Grandsport Speedway
September 24 Austin, Texas Roger Beasley Mazda
September 25 Dallas, Texas Globe Life Stadium
September 27 Phoenix, Arizona Earnhardt Mazda
September 28 Los Angeles, California Galpin Mazda
October 1-2 Monterey, California Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca
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