2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata: Top Down in the Lowcountry
Experienced by Marvin Bowser
What can I say, it was a special day where I had the chance to evaluate a set of joyous vehicles on the open road to replicate the daily itinerary of the active “two car” family during Mazda’s Southern Escape held at Montage Palmetto Bluff, a luxury resort in the Lowcountry between Hilton Head, SC and Savannah, GA. The property is nestled within a 20,000-acre forest surrounded by 32 miles of riverfront (May River) with massive, live oaks draped in Spanish moss dominating the picturesque landscape.
On day one I was greeted by six Soul Red Mazdas parked on the Inn’s manicured lawn as I arrived, setting the tone for what to expect from the occasion. Yes ma’am, I do like hot sauce on my shrimp and grits! Later that evening I would have a festive dinner with the Mazda team on the River House Porch. The food was spectacular as I chatted with my colleagues about cars, automotive journalism, social media and life in the Washington (s), both Seattle and the District of Columbia where I’m situated.
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