Teaser for Mazda MX-5 Miata 30th Anniversary Particular Version
This yr, the beloved Mazda MX-5 Miata turns 30 years outdated. To mark the Japanese roadster’s birthday, Mazda plans to disclose the Miata 30th Anniversary Version on the 2019 Chicago Auto Present.
The Windy Metropolis and the Miata maintain a particular bond. It was again in 1989 on the Chicago Auto Present the place the corporate revealed the unique MX-5 Miata. The automotive grew to become a roaring success because it channeled European roadsters that had tickled the fancies of sports activities automotive fanatics years prior. The distinction was these vehicles had been unreliable whereas the Miata carried rock-solid Japanese high quality.
Mazda did not present particulars on the particular version automotive as evidenced by the teaser photograph that simply reveals an empty parking construction. Nevertheless, the corporate stated the anniversary mannequin was created to specific appreciation for individuals who’ve helped make the roadster successful over the previous three many years. Because the authentic automotive made its debut, we have been handled to a few extra generations of the MX-5 Miata, together with the great present ND-generation automotive.
We doubt there’s any extra energy in retailer for the 30th Anniversary Version since Mazda just lately gave the roadster some additional ponies for the 2019 mannequin yr. The newest mannequin gained 26 extra horsepower through quite a few engine upgrades and a few lightweighting procedures. Engineers additionally bumped the engine’s redline to a loftier 7,500 rpm over the earlier mannequin’s 6,800 rpm. Drivers additionally get pleasure from a sweeter track courtesy of a brand new exhaust system.
Greater than probably, the special-edition Miata will pack some manufacturing facility graphics, commemorative badges, and unique paint colours to mark the automotive’s significance. In typical special-edition vogue, we might additionally see distinctive wheels and particular embroidery all through the cabin to spice issues up a smidge.
We’ll have all the small print because the Japanese roadster marks its 30th birthday when the Chicago Auto Present kicks off on Feb. 7.