Mazda MX-5 garners Best Roadster recognition in a British newspaper

2015 Mazda MX-5 Malaysian debut_2 UK’s Sunday Times has voted the Mazda MX-5 as the winner of the best Roadster and Spider category. The Mazda MX-5 was among the paper’s Top 100 cars of the year.

With rear-wheel drive, perfect 50:50 weight distribution, plus more comfort and technology than ever before, the Mazda MX-5 is offered with a choice of two SKYACTIV-G petrol engines. For the British market, the MX=5 is offered in nine versions with five trims. The fourth-generation Mazda MX-5 is the lightest MX-5 since the iconic original and also shorter, lower and wider than the third-gen MX-6. Additionally, the latest MX-5 has the smallest overhangs and lowest center of gravity yet.

In looks, the MX-5 takes on dynamic proportions combined with Mazda’s much coveted KODO: Soul of Motion design philosophy. The KODO theme ensures that the Mazda MX-5’s styling reflects its focus on driving pleasure in an unmistakably contemporary and dynamic way.

Featuring Mazda’s award-winning SKYACTIV technology, the Mazda MX-5’s ultra-efficient lightweight petrol engines deliver new levels of performance and economy. Across the range the MX-5 features alloy wheels, LED headlights, a leather steering wheel, plus a lightweight and sleek fabric hood. SE-L versions add LED DRLs (daytime running lights), climate control air-conditioning, DAB radio, Bluetooth®and cruise control, plus Mazda’s MZD-Connect connectivity and infotainment system with 7-inch color touch-screen display and Multimedia Commander.

SE-L versions with the 2.0-liter 160ps engine are distinguished by 17-inch Gunmetal alloy wheels and piano black door mirrors, and benefit from a strut tower bar and LSD (limited slip differential). Step up to Sport trim and both the 1.5 and 2.0-liter cars feature rain sensing wipers, rear parking sensors, smart keyless entry, Bose Surround-Sound and heated leather seats.

With the 1.5-liter engine, Sport trim MX-5’s come with 16-inch Gunmetal alloy wheels and piano black door mirrors. Sport models with the 2.0-liter 160 ps engine benefit from a dynamic set-up that includes Sports suspension featuring Bilstein dampers, an LSD and strut tower bar, while visually, they are marked out by their 17-inch Bright alloy wheels and body colored mirrors.

Latest articles

The High Performance Peugeot 508 Sport Engineered

While we’re still waiting for the arrival of the Peugeot 508 to arrive at our shores, Peugeot is celebrating their 210th year...

New Shell Helix Professional Range

Most car owners in Malaysia choose to send their cars to authorized service centres for a peace of mind. Shell recently released...

Rolls-Royce Ghost Extended: More Legroom, More Luxury Appointment

The Rolls-Royce Ghost Extended represents the brand’s pinnacle of long wheelbase sedans and limousines. As an extended variant, the Ghost has a...

Hyundai Sonata Just Got Hotter

The highly anticipated Hyundai Sonata N-Line has finally arrived. The new Sonata N Line will further expand Hyundai’s midsize sedan lineup following...

Related articles