Production of the All-New Mazda MX5 Starts and Pre-Order Opens in the UK

The production of the all-new Mazda MX-5 has started in Japan and the models are rolling off the assembly line at the Ujina Plant No1 in Hiroshima, they are destined for the domestic market and sales are scheduled to start at the beginning of June. The all-new Mazda MX-5 is to be rolled out progressively to other regions, arriving in the UK later this Summer.

This next generation of the iconic two-seater perfectly embodies Mazda’s vehicle engineering philosophy: the pursuit of driving pleasure. The development motto is “Innovate in order to preserve” as Mazda has aimed to maintain the Jinba Lttai (“rider and horse as one”) fun element that has always defined the MX-5 while at the same time meeting ever-increase efficiency requirements and safety.  The all-new MX-5 is the lightest its been since the first-generation and its the first to have SKYACTIV Technology. The European market will have the choice of  two petrol engines in the all-new MX-5, which will deliver 131PS or 160PS.

Highlights include a sporty KODO:Soul of Motion design and it has the lowest centre of gravity to date on an MX-5, its interior is people oriented and its been optimised for open-top driving. A MZD Connect infotainment system and a range of i-ACTIVSENSE active and pre-crash safety technology is also available of certin models.

The first Mazda MX-5 was launched in 1989, and it instantly revived the market for affordable sport cars. That was 26 years ago and its recieved almost 200 awards in that time and its legend is still going strong. In January, production surpassed 950,000 units and Mazda continue to hold the Guinnes World Record for the best selling two seater sports car of all time.

Customers can now pre-order their all-new MKIV Mazda MX-5 at http://www.mazda.co.uk/coming-soon/new-mazda-mx-5/

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