Mazda MX-5 30 Anniversary: 184 HP, with Bilstein, Recaro seats and orange
There is no doubt that the > Mazda MX-5 , also known as Miata, is one of the most beloved cars on the market. The best proof of this is that it is the best selling roadster in the world . In this year 2019 celebrates its thirtieth anniversary - which is said soon - and the Hiroshima brand wants to celebrate it in style.
The first MX-5 was publicly unveiled at the Car Show Chicago 1989. Now, 30 years later, this same stage has been chosen for the Japanese firm to present a special edition as a tribute of which only 3,000 units will be produced. everyone, of which 50 will arrive in Spain. This is the Mazda MX-5 30th Anniversary.
The Japanese brand has not wanted to get too complicated looking for a clearly differentiated aesthetics based on design, but rather has tried to make changes that really increase the attention to the potential client of a Miata I mean the improvement in equipment and, of course, in behavior ; although they have also put their touch on the exterior aesthetics.
The Mazda MX-5 30 Anniversary is available with either a retractable hardtop (RF) body or a canvas roof (ST) version.
The first thing that strikes us of the Mazda MX-5 30 Anniversary is the color . We are used to the fact that most of the models that the company presents us debute with the famous "Soul Red", and we can not deny that the " Racing Orange " that you saw in this limited edition has shocked us. Curiosities aside, the forged rims 17-inch Rays are also interesting.
Following the specific equipment of the Miata 30 Anniversary, it is worth mentioning the front calipers Orange Brembo, or the Nissin backs in identical color. On the fin there is a plate with the unit number of this edition.
Meanwhile, in the passenger compartment , Recaro sports seats with orange stitching and trim stand out, as well as the moldings of the ventilation outlets or door panels and dashboard Alcantara also finished in orange. This same color protagonist appears in the seams of steering wheel, gear knob and handbrake, which are covered in leather.Test Mazda MX-5 (with video) span>
The chosen mechanics is the 2.0 HP Skyactiv-G 2.0 propeller presented a few months ago associated with a six-speed manual gearbox. The most remarkable point regarding its technical part, in addition to the front Brembo and Nissin rear brakes, are the Bilstein shock absorbers which, although they are already equipped in some versions of the Japanese roadster, it is still a interesting element.