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#1 p-plater

  • Joined:14-September 08
  • Location:Australia NSW
  • Car:VW R32

Posted 01 October 2008 - 09:53 PM

i LOVE the Mazda Mx-5 especially the new ones with the retractable hardtop!! with the wider body and and the few body changes i rekocn they look alot more like a guys car. i was talking to my mates about buying one and i got torn apart saying they were a girls car etc, but as i am on ma P plate i think it would be a awesome car to own and one day in the future attaching a turbo would please my need for speed. what are your opinions on it, is it for girls only? i think not but hit us with your opinion Cheers P-plater

(Also where should i start for mods?)

Edited by p-plater, 02 October 2008 - 10:19 PM.

#2 replikar

  • Joined:19-June 06
  • Location:Australia SA
  • Car:Mazda Rx7 Series 5

Posted 02 October 2008 - 09:28 PM

Unisex to begin with - depends on how it is modified I guess...

#3 p-plater

  • Joined:14-September 08
  • Location:Australia NSW
  • Car:VW R32

Posted 08 October 2008 - 09:27 PM

wow this thread is insanly slow, i thought it was a gd topic guess not haha

#4 miss_petepie

  • Joined:22-June 04
  • Location:Australia WA
  • Car:forester

Posted 11 October 2008 - 04:44 PM

girls car...

also the mx5 club is the biggest club in australia.. with members that have offically signed up..

#5 SteveUnit

  • Joined:20-October 10
  • Location:Australia ACT
  • Car:s14

Posted 15 November 2010 - 03:40 PM

Get over what your mates think, there handling is epic, especially after a few mods, you can also make them go like stink (it crushes the v8 boys when they a pounded by a "girls car") and chicks dig them. Learn to drift an mx5 so the next time your mates give you shit, give them a go at the skid pan, i learnt just yesterday it takes a whole lot of skill and real balls to drive them sideways(it didnt help that mine had no power steering).

#6 18LE

  • Joined:10-November 06
  • Location:Australia SA
  • Car:zx10r

Posted 15 November 2010 - 03:48 PM

oh noos will people not like me if i drive this

hey guyz wot car shld i bi so people fink i have a huge dik?

#7 carrion

  • Joined:13-September 10
  • Location:Australia SA

Posted 15 November 2010 - 03:50 PM

When I was 11 they were my favorite car on need for speed. Handling was epic and they look alright done up. Bahaha. Nah seriously though don't listen to your mates. They can be pocket rockets.

#8 carrion

  • Joined:13-September 10
  • Location:Australia SA

Posted 15 November 2010 - 03:51 PM

View Post18LE, on 15 November 2010 - 03:48 PM, said:

oh noos will people not like me if i drive this

hey guyz wot car shld i bi so people fink i have a huge dik?

People are allowed to ask for other people's opinions.

#9 S Fort

  • Joined:07-April 10
  • Location:Australia VIC
  • Car:S14A + S12

Posted 15 November 2010 - 03:52 PM

100% cool car. Only takes the right stance to male them tough as a house.

Add to that, they are so much fun to drive, so who cares what any wankers think about it being 'girly'.

#10 Basti

  • Joined:02-September 06
  • Location:Australia VIC

Posted 15 November 2010 - 03:52 PM

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nuff sed

#11 driftmatt

  • Joined:20-September 09
  • Location:Australia NSW
  • Car:S13

Posted 15 November 2010 - 03:52 PM

Depends on how modded imo

fat rims
idn it depends on what you going to do with it

#12 PL4T

  • Joined:16-August 09
  • Location:Australia NSW
  • Car:sileighty & r32 gts

Posted 15 November 2010 - 03:54 PM

edit (bloody iPod)

#13 PL4T

  • Joined:16-August 09
  • Location:Australia NSW
  • Car:sileighty & r32 gts

Posted 15 November 2010 - 03:58 PM

I like the older one's, great handling, quite zippy and they look really good slammed on some dished rims. I don't like the new one at all lol, chicks/hairdressers car lol IMO

#14 montgomery

  • Joined:13-August 07
  • Location:Australia VIC
  • Car:S14a

Posted 15 November 2010 - 04:14 PM

Definatly a tuff car.

the 1.8's are the same motor used in mazda familia GTX's/tx3's.

parts are easy to get from the us too.

#15 AC-S13

  • Joined:12-August 08
  • Location:Australia NSW
  • Car:1989 CA18 Sil

Posted 15 November 2010 - 04:16 PM

needs to be turbo to get a 2nd look in my eyes...

#16 antonio

  • Joined:26-September 05
  • Location:Australia VIC
  • Car:S14

Posted 29 November 2010 - 05:18 PM

No matter what you do to it.. Its Australia, and everybody will still call it a girls hairdressers car.. Even if its the best drift car the fastest car down the quater the outside to 90% of the population will be chicks car.

If you really dont care about what people say, then get 1.. If your going to get over the constant abuse by people calling it a chicks car then dont.

#17 Curmi

  • Joined:31-May 07
  • Location:Australia VIC
  • Car:r32 daily

Posted 29 November 2010 - 06:05 PM

just slamm it put some tuff wheels on and its a guys car. stock= chicks car lol

#18 -traedayz-

  • Joined:20-January 08
  • Location:Australia VIC
  • Car:01 EVO 7 GSR

Posted 29 November 2010 - 06:21 PM

View PostBasti, on 15 November 2010 - 03:52 PM, said:

That's tough.

But how many people in AUS make them look like that! very few that is why they are still called a hairdresser car and probably always will be :lol:

But at the end of the day who cares what people say if you like it then get it, if everyone didn't get what they wanted cos everyone else thought it was shit then you would have nothing.

#19 henry.

  • Joined:26-April 09
  • Location:Australia VIC
  • Car:S13

Posted 30 November 2010 - 01:17 AM

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#20 advent33

  • Joined:05-July 07
  • Car:r33 gtst

Posted 12 December 2010 - 04:16 PM

i consider it a girls car! makes it all sweeter when you take down a "mans" car

#21 cedz

  • Joined:06-September 10
  • Location:Australia VIC
  • Car:180sx

Posted 01 January 2011 - 08:47 PM

there unisex lmao, they can look pretty tough sometimes

#22 lelecharlie

  • Joined:21-April 10
  • Location:Australia VIC
  • Car:S14A 200SX

Posted 10 January 2011 - 01:25 PM

hahah tough thread. compare a mans man car to it say a VE SS.. SS standing for supersport that would suggest its meant to be a sports like car. and compare it to a mx5 50/50 weight balance low center of gravity, lots of grip bla bla bla to and Super Sport V8 mans man car. and your answer will lay in what do you really want out of a sports car. but if this is not your concern and you want the car for any reason other than proper sports car performance. walk back over to your PS3 and keep playing need for speed.

#23 S14_Lee

  • Joined:29-July 10
  • Location:Australia QLD
  • Car:S14 Zenki,

Posted 10 January 2011 - 02:56 PM

I think its a bit of a girls car in mainly stock trim. The new ones are well "aids"

It was a while ago but I remember reading about a blue one with a 13B turbo in it, now that is cool in my books.

But seriously most of the v8 and v6 drivers feel that anyingthing 4 cylinder is a poofs car anyway weather its turbo or not so there will always be haters.

#24 Kurokishi

  • Joined:29-March 04
  • Location:Australia SA

Posted 04 February 2011 - 09:59 AM

unisex.... i see males drive these around more than i ever see chicks driving them

im a girl, this is my roadster (Japan import) ... here in AUS... decide for yourself if you think this looks like a hairdressers car...

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#25 Carbon Demon

  • Joined:03-February 11
  • Location:Australia NSW

Posted 13 February 2011 - 05:30 PM

Mine is a guy's car.

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#26 Kurokishi

  • Joined:29-March 04
  • Location:Australia SA

Posted 14 February 2011 - 09:04 AM

Have seen this for sale on Carsales...

thumbs up for doing something different. car looks tough.

#27 attnskr

  • Joined:07-August 10
  • Location:Australia SA
  • Car:silvia&180

Posted 14 February 2011 - 09:09 AM

put a rota in it!!!!then ftw

#28 jaytamm

  • Joined:20-October 10
  • Location:Australia NSW
  • Car:Evo 8 MR

Posted 07 March 2011 - 10:56 PM

Carbon vinyl looks good. Nice work with the car!

I think it is unisex - it is definitely a good car and heaps of guys drive them anyway. Check out the review on top gear - it is all good.

#29 Carbon Demon

  • Joined:03-February 11
  • Location:Australia NSW

Posted 08 March 2011 - 09:34 AM

Thanks guys!



#30 schmenz

  • Joined:08-August 05
  • Location:Australia SA
  • Car:93 Mx5 Clubman

Posted 09 March 2011 - 09:24 AM

Best car I have ever driven... by far! I absolutely love my NA8. Still saving for Coilovers but that should be happening in a month or so... then wheels ect!

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