Factory Options

    Standard Miata:

  • 15-inch Alloy Wheels
  • P195/50R15 V-rated high performance tires
  • Black vinyl top and boot
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Antenna
  • Black Cloth upholstery
  • Power Windows with driver's one-touch-down feature
  • AM/FM stero with 1 disc CD player and 2 speaker sound
  • 3-spoke Nardi leather
  • Door "slam locks"
  • Fog Lights
  • Engine-immobilizer security system
  • Windblocker
    • Option Packages for Standard Miata
    • Convenience Package: Includes tweeter speakers, power door locks, cruise control and remote keyless entry.
    • Suspension Package: Includes strut-tower brace, Bilstein shocks, 16-inch alloy wheels with wheel locks, P205/45R16 W-rated high performace tires, Torsen limited-slip differential. (Manual transmission only)

      • Additonal Options
        • 4-speed electronically controlled automatic transmission
        • Torsen Limted-slip differential(manual transmission only)
        • Cassette player
        • CFC-free air conditioning
        • Detachable hardtop
    LS Miata:

    Includes items of Standard Miata plus:

    • Tan Interrior with Tan leather-trimmed seats
    • Tan vinyl top and boot
    • Torsen limited-slip differential
    • 16-inch alloy wheels
    • P205/45R16 W-rated high performance tires
    • Power door locks
    • Remote keyless entry
    • Cruis control
    • Windblocker panel
    • Carpeted floor matas
    • Bose music system with four speakers
    • Door mounted tweeter speakers

        Option Packages for LS Miata
      • Suspension Package: Sport suspension with Bilstein shock absorbers(6 speed Manual transmission only)
          Additional Options
        • 4 speed electronically controlled automatic transmission
        • Anti-lock Brake System (ABS)
        • CFC-free air conditioning
        • Detachable hardtop
        • 6 speed transmission
        • Cassette player

    Special Edition

    • This special Miata includes all the items of the LS plus British Racing Green paint, 16-inch polished alloy wheels, a Nardi wood steering wheel, shift knob, dash trim and hand brake grip. This car also comes with a 6 speed shifter, unique beige top, boot cover, shifter boot, carpet and seats. In addition there are white gauge faces with chrome trim rings, chrome door handles, stainless steel scuff plates and unique keys. (See original ad below)
    Production Changes

    New for 2001

    • Redisigned Head lights and Tail lights
    • Fog lights standard equipment
    • Redesigned Seats / higher seat backs
    • VVT Intake (Varible Valve Intake Timing)
    • 15 more horsepower for 155 total (Resended by Mazda to 144 / Mar 01)
    • Sunlight Silver Metallic
    • Crystal Blue Metallic
    • Midnight Blue Mica
    • Pure White


    • 14-inch alloy wheels
    • Evolution Orange Mica
    • Highlight Silver metallic
    • Twilight Blue Mica
    • White (renamed Pure White)
Spotting Tips
  • The new "5 point" front grill on the nose makes the 2001 easy to tell apart from the '99 & '00 M2s.