Me And My Car: Cardiologist has soft spot for soft-top roadster

Dr Pinakin V Parekh and his 2008 third-generation Mazda MX-5 soft-top roadster. PHOTO: COURTESY OF DR PINAKIN V PAREKH
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SINGAPORE - When Dr Pinakin V. Parekh completed his housemanship and became a medical officer in 2008, he marked the milestone by buying his first car - a third-generation Mazda MX-5 soft-top roadster.

Today, the 39-year-old cardiologist is still driving the two-seater. "I have no heart to sell it," he says with a smile.

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