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OK, so this isn't really frequently asked, but its interesting. From Google, the first documented Mention of "Miata" on Usenet was in June of '89.
| Subject: ?? Mazda Miata info wanted ?? | Newsgroups: rec.autos.sport, rec.autos, misc.wanted | Date: 1989-06-02 06:20:21 PST | | Has anyone seen the new Mazda Miata? The dealerships around | here say they will get a few in a couple of months and I was | just wondering if anyone (particularly in the West coast) has | seen one, and if so what do they think about it? By the way | what is the price? | | Also while on the subject of Mazda, does anyone know anything about | the new Mazda RX7 (89 1/2 model year). Is 3 rotor engin still a | possibility? How about twin turbo chargers? Is the body going to change? | (I hope so!) | | Thanks, S. Alavi ..att!ihlpf!ssa
Miataville was a forum on CompuServe. Similar forums existed on AOL and Prodigy Networks.