Mazda released a special limited edition of MX5 called Miyako. The new model is specially designed to celebrate 20th Anniversary of the world's best-selling roadster.

Mazda MX5 Miyako will be put on sale from 1 July and available in two versions - the 1.8i Miyako soft-top priced at £18 385 and the more powerful 2.0i Miyako roadster coupe with the world's fastest folding powered roof (up or down in 12 seconds), priced at £20 885.

Inside, the new Miyako features black leather trim with a red underlay and stitching, special badging, floor mats and climate control air-conditioning.

The exterior includes front fog lamps, larger 17" alloy wheels, a front suspension strut brace and  metallic paint.

Mark Cameron, sales director, Mazda UK said: "The new Mazda MX-5 Miyako will have extra appeal to a broader range of customers, including those who recognise the uniquely pure driving pleasure this Mazda continues to deliver, and those who aspire to owning a special edition model,"

"This is the first special edition model based on the upgraded MX-5 that we have offered on both soft‚ÄĎtop and roadster coupe body styles and I am sure it will attract new buyers to our brand.¬† Both models also represent great value, with the 2.0i Miyako costing just ¬£590 more than the entry level 2.0 SE model.", he added.

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The less powerful four-cylinder 1.8 liter delivers 126ps and accelerates the Miyako soft-top to 62mph in 9.9 seconds, while the powerful 2.0 liter has 160ps catapults the Miyako roadster coupe to 100kph in 7.9 seconds.

The fuel consumption is just grate for a sports car ‚Äď MX5 soft-top delivers 40.4mpg and the coupe 38.2mpg.

The standard equipment features remote central locking, a leather steering wheel with audio controls, an MP3 compatible audio system with six speakers and auxiliary (AUX) jack input, as well as heated electric mirrors and electric front windows, a Thatcham Category 1 alarm and immobiliser. In addition, Limited Slip Differential (LSD), Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) and Traction Control System (TCS) are included on the 2.0i.

The paintjobs available for MX-5 Miyako are Aluminium Silver Metallic. Furthermore, the soft-top version will specially be available in Velocity Red Mica ‚Äď free of charge.

MX-5 Miyako will be limited to just 500 examples of each version manufactured specially for the UK market.

2010 Mazda MX-5 Miyako

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1.8 Miyako Soft Top 9.9 121 40.4 29.7 51.4
2.0 Miyako Roadster Coupe 7.9 132 38.2 28.0 48.7

Price List



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1.8 Miyako Soft Top 126 £18,385 167 H 21E
2.0 Miyako Roadster Coupe 160 £20,885 177 I 27E