Mazda 30th anniversary edition MX-5 in racing orange

By CARSIFU | 8 February 2019


LONDON: After 30 years and more than 1 million units sold, the MX-5 is the world’s best-selling two-seater roadster.

Launched as a tribute to these MX-5 fans, a 30th Anniversary Edition is exclusively offered in the newly developed Racing Orange body paint.

The MX-5 30th Anniversary Edition features forged aluminium Rays wheels developed exclusively for the MX-5 in cooperation with Rays Co Ltd. and a 30th anniversary badge displaying the model’s serial number.

Other unique features include orange brake callipers, and for the first time in the UK, Brembo front brakes.

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Inside, the bespoke feel continues with orange accents on the seats, door trim, dashboard, steering wheel, air vents and gear lever, while Recaro seats and Alcantara trim on the door trim and instrument panel add a sense of exclusivity.

The 30th Anniversary Edition also features Apple Carplay and Android Auto as standard.

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Just 3,000 cars will be produced globally, and fittingly for one of the world’s biggest MX-5 markets, the UK will receive 600 units – 400 convertibles and 200 RFs (Retractable Fastback).

As with all 2.0-litre 2019 Mazda MX-5 models, the 30th Anniversary features the new 184ps version of the Skyactiv-G engine, while across both body types this range-topping special edition comes with a six-speed manual gearbox, Bilstein dampers, strut-brace and limited slip differential.

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