These Cars Were Massively Improved By A Redesign

Manufacturers need to update their vehicles every few years in order to keep up with the ever-changing market and the customers’ expectations. In most cases, the refreshed vehicle turns out a lot better than its predecessor.

A facelift, a new generation of a vehicle, or a completely new automobile in the automaker’s lineup can massively improve many aspects of a car, resulting in skyrocketing sales figures. Continue reading to check out cars that were extremely improved by a redesign.

Mazda MX5 (ND)

2017 Mazda Mx-5 Rf Sport Nav
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National Motor Museum/Heritage Images via Getty Images

The Mazda MX5 was never a bad car. In fact, the first generation Miata (NA) became adored by car enthusiasts worldwide. Its small size and a stiff suspension made the MX5 an incredibly fun car to drive. The fourth-gen ND released in 2014 was a dramatic change of styling inside and out and has made the MX5 look a lot more modern.

Mazda’s design team went for a more aggressive look when designing the ND. Despite the updated styling, the MX5 ND is still a real Miata in every way. The car weighs just a little over 2300lb and makes 181 horsepower in its most powerful variant.