Tuesday, December 15, 2009
Mazda Miata / MX-5 RHT "Prestige Edition"
Mazda has released the -we’ve lost count of how many- special edition of the Miata or as others know it, MX-5 Roadster. Based on the Miata RHT with the electric folding hardtop, the “Prestige Edition” will only be available in the Japanese market. Highlights of the special edition version include the heated black leather bucket seats, the 17-inch aluminum forged alloy wheels by BBS, and the stainless steel scuff plates and front fog lights
Additionally, a front strut tower bar (cowl connecting type) and Mazda’s Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) system which are standard in the version with the 6-speed manual gearbox are added to the six-speed automatic transmission (AT) model. According to Mazda, prices for the Prestige Edition start at 2,950,000 yen ($25,650 or €18,050) for the six-speed manual transmission model and 3,050,000 yen ($26,500 or €18,650) for the six-speed automatic transmission model.