Currently reading: New Mazda MX-5 variant unveiled
The new Mazda MX-5 Venture Edition features an upgraded specification and interior trim
Mark Tisshaw
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17 February 2012

Mazda has introduced a new special edition of the MX-5. The Mazda MX-5 Venture Edition is available as a soft-top or roadster coupe and features an upgraded specification and interior trim and exclusive exterior colours.

Based on the Mazda MX-5 SE and Sport Tech models, the Venture is available as a 1.8 MZR Soft-top (SE) and a 2.0 MZR Roadster Coupe (Sport Tech) and gets a dozen items of additional equipment over the standard versions.

The extra kit includes light gun metal 17-inch alloy wheels, front fog lights, chrome front grille, piano black fashion bars and ‘Venture Edition’ badging.

The interior tweaks include Havana Brown heated leather seats, a leather steering wheel and hand brake with contrasting grey stitching, matching door trim, climate control air-conditioning, piano black dashboard accents, alloy pedals and, for the first time on MX-5, satnav. The Sanyo TomTom system features a fully integrated 5.8-inch touchscreen, plus iPod and Bluetooth connectivity.

The Mazda MX-5 Venture will be available in three colours: Metropolitan Grey Mica and two colours exclusive to this special edition, Radiant Ebony Mica and Crystal White Pearlescent.

Only 250 examples of the Venture Edition soft-top and 550 of the Venture Edition roadster will be available in the UK. Prices for the 1.8 variant start at £18,995, with the 2.0 available from £22,285.


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17 February 2012

What is a 'piano black fashion bar'?

17 February 2012

[quote ischiaragazzo]'piano black [/quote]

Don't like either, Ischia - bit overdressed. Would rather have a 2.3 "variant." And "radiant ebony mica" - pretentious - used to be called aconite.

18 February 2012

[quote ischiaragazzo]What is a 'piano black fashion bar'?[/quote]

That's exactly what I was wondering, but then, I'm not very fashionable so its likely I won't understand.....

18 February 2012

[quote ischiaragazzo]'piano black [/quote]

Its like ebony black but well polished and then varnished! As a fashion statement? well that henry's dept. Any colour you like as long as it is black!

To the car itself. I hope they wont dilute this little gem in an effort to prolong its existance

18 February 2012

Looks okay but I'd rather take mine in the basic 1.8 spec, without the whistles and bells. Less is definitiely more in the case of the MX5.

It's a shame you can't buy them with steel wheels any more.

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