Mazda has introduced a new special edtion of its sporty little MX5, the Venture Edition. Just in time for spring, the special edition features new colours, extra equipment and a leather interior.
Alongside the popular Metropolitan Grey Mica, the Venture Edition will be available in two exclusive colours, Radiant Ebony Mica and Crystal White Pearlescent. You can choose between two body styles, the 1.8 MZR Soft Top or the 2.0 MZR Roadster Coupe, both coming with unique gun-metal 17-inch alloy wheels, front fog lights, chrome front grille, piano black fashion bars and special Venture Edition badges.
Inside the Venture Edition MX5 has a raft of upgrades. The interior includes heated leather seats, matching door trim, and leather steering wheel and hand brake in Havana Brown leather with contrasting grey stitching. Equipment includes Climate Control, Cruise Control, and a fully integrated TomTom satellite navigation with a 5.8 inch touch-screen, Bluetooth and iPod connector.
The engines are unchanged, the 1.8 MZR Soft Top giving 128 bhp and a 0-60 time of 9.9 seconds, whilst the 2.0 MZR Roadster Coupe delivers 160bhp and 0-60 in 7.9 seconds.
Only 250 examples of the Venture Edition Soft-top and 550 of the Venture Edition Roadster Coupe will be available in the UK
The Mazda MX5 is a fun to drive affordable sports-car and these improvements to its looks and cabin only add to its appeal. Prices start at 18,995 for the 1.8 MZR Soft Top and 22, 285 for the 2.0 MZR Roadster Coupe, both offering more smiles per mile than many cars much faster and more powerful.
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