Wednesday, December 16, 2009
Mazda MX-5 NISEKO Limited Edition Version
Named after Japan’s most well-known skiing resort, the pair of special edition MX-5 ‘Niseko’ models will be available in limited numbers. On sale in the UK from 1 January 2008, both the ‘entry-level’ £17,995 1.8i Niseko soft-top (126ps, five-speed) and the £19,995 2.0i Niseko roadster coupe (160ps, six-speed) are offered in an exclusive bespoke colour ‘Icy Blue’ metallic, as well as Sunlight Silver metallic. Just 240 examples of the Mazda MX-5 1.8i Niseko soft-top and 560 units of the MX-5 2.0i Niseko roadster coupe will be made available in the UK.
Special exterior features of the Mazda MX-5 Niseko models include new 17-inch alloy wheels, unique body-colour finish for the style bar trim, front fog lamps, Chrome Pack (door handles and headlamp bezels, and surrounds for the side-repeaters, front grille and fog lamps) and special edition ‘Niseko’ badging on each front wing, plus a unique dark brown premium cloth for the fabric roof (soft-top only).
Inside, both Niseko models feature unique dark brown heated leather seats with co-ordinated door trim and icy blue stitching, plus dark brown leather steering wheel, gearknob and handbrake. They are also equipped with a dark-silver dash panel, stainless-steel scuff plates and Niseko-branded luxury interior mats, with a suspension strut tower bracing bar beneath the bonnet.