Most Popular Convertable Awarded To Mazda MX-5 at Honest John Awards
The 2012 Honest John Awards, have given the ‘Most Popular Convertible’ award to the Mazda MX-5, adding yet another accolade to the model’s ever-expanding trophy cabinet.
The MX-5 took class honors ahead of a shortlist which including the Fiat 500C , BMW Z4, BMW 3-Series Convertible, BMW Z4 and the Volkswagen Eos. This is the latest award that proves that the world’s best-selling two-seater sportscar remains Britain’s favourite convertible. The judging for the award was based on which car reviews, on the Honest John website, were looked at and read the most.
Jeremy Thomson, Managing Director for Mazda UK commented “This award confirms that the Mazda MX-5 remains a resounding hit among the British public, in spite of a growing number of competitors in this sector, the consistent level of praise for the MX-5 – from journalists and motorists alike – marks it out as the ideal all-year-round convertible”.
Honest John described the Mazda MX-5 as ‘a great sportscar’, praising in particular its handling abilities, ease of use and low running costs, while the website features many more glowing reviews from owners of the car.
With Britain’s Summer around the corner, Mazda have recently introduced a new special edition – the MX-5 Venture Edition, available as a Soft-top or Roadster Coupe. The special edition includes an upgraded luxurious specification, advanced technology and a premium interior trim which comes in exclusive exterior colours.
Based on the Mazda MX-5 SE and Sport Tech models, the Venture Edition is available as a 1.8-litre MZR Soft‑top (SE) and a 2.0-litre MZR Roadster Coupe (Sport Tech), and is priced at £18,995 and £22,295 (OTR).