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The new Mazda MX-5 Venture Edition features an upgraded specification and interior trim
Mark Tisshaw
1 min read
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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TegTypeR 18 February 2012

Re: New Mazda MX-5 variant unveiled

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.

petrolheadinrussia 18 February 2012

Re: New Mazda MX-5 variant unveiled

ischiaragazzo wrote:
'piano black

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

catnip 18 February 2012

Re: New Mazda MX-5 variant unveiled

ischiaragazzo wrote:
What is a 'piano black fashion bar'?

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

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