Mazda Australia reports that the MX-5 has just notched up its best month of sales since 1990, which is hardly surprising given the pent-up demand for and ultra-sharp pricing of the all-new ND-generation MX-5.
But does it live up to the hype? Absolutely.
We stuck a few cameras to the base model 1.5 litre MX-5 Roadster manual and took it for a spin, discovering a sweetly balanced car that feels light on its toes at all times - if a little short of muscle under the bonnet.
Have a watch of the video above and check out the new MX-5 in action. Once you've done that, read our review and product rundown below to find out more about Mazda's pint-sized sportster.