Iconic Mazda MX-5 available at Northwood Mazda

Iconic Mazda MX-5 available at Northwood Mazda


Drivers looking for the thrill of open-top motoring can get behind the wheel of the iconic Mazda MX-5 convertible sports car by booking a test-drive with Northwood Mazda on Newport Road. The dealer is excited to demonstrate the car’s outstanding agility, spirited handling and exhilarating driving dynamics that characterise the world’s best-selling two-seater sports car.


The Mazda MX-5 convertible boasts rear-wheel drive combined with Mazda’s lightweight and advanced SKYACTIV Technology, delivering superior handling alongside impressive fuel efficiency. Featuring the award-winning SKYACTIV-G petrol engine, the 131ps Mazda MX-5 model can achieve a combined fuel consumption of up to 47.1mpg.


The lightweight fabric hood on the Mazda MX-5 can be folded down in seconds, meaning drivers can easily enjoy the feeling of open-top driving. The iconic styling of the Mazda MX-5 is enhanced by the car’s long bonnet and dynamic, sleek lines. Inside, the stylish design of the Mazda MX-5 continues with sporty seats positioned with a low centre of gravity, and a short throw gear shift which makes changing gear quick and engaging, enhancing the driver’s connection with the road.


Graham Vanassche, Mazda Dealer Principal, said: “The Mazda MX-5 is truly an iconic roadster and has always been a popular choice for our customers thanks to its combination of head-turning good looks, affordability and fun to drive character. The Mazda MX-5 offers the best of both worlds as its rear-wheel drive allows customers to experience the thrilling handling of a true sports car.”


The Mazda MX-5 has been recognised around the world for its iconic design and thrilling performance. At the 2018 Auto Express Driver Power Awards, one of the UK’s largest automotive customer satisfaction awards, the exhilarating Mazda MX-5 topped the roadster segment. The convertible claimed gold in the ‘Ride and Handling’ category and bronze in the ‘Infotainment, Connectivity and Electrics’ category. At the 2018 What Car? Awards, the Mazda MX-5 was named Best Convertible for the third year in a row.


Also available at Northwood Mazda is the Mazda MX-5 RF (Retractable Fastback).

The Mazda MX-5 RF sports car features a retractable hardtop roof that delivers superior cabin comfort and refinement. Perfect for all-season driving, the retractable roof can be opened in just 13 seconds, ensuring driving thrills come rain or shine. Featuring the award-winning SKYACTIV-G petrol engine, the 160ps Mazda MX-5 RF can reach 62mph in just 7.4 seconds, and can achieve a combined fuel consumption of up to 40.9mpg.


Northwood Mazda customers can also drive home the thrilling limited-edition Mazda MX-5 Z-Sport. Powered by a 2.0-litre SKYACTIV-G 160ps engine, the Mazda MX-5 Z-Sport features a deep cherry fabric convertible roof, 17-inch black BBS wheels and free-of-charge Machine Grey Metallic paint. Priced from £25,595, the MX-5 Z-Sport boasts exclusive interior refinements including Sand Leather seats, Z-Sport floor mats, scuff plates and numbered plaque. A Limited Slip Differential, Bilstein dampers and a strut brace offered on the special edition model helps enhance the driver experience of the iconic convertible even further.


Mazda has added another striking special edition to its MX-5 line-up, the Mazda MX-5 RF Sport Black, which is limited to just 300 cars. The Mazda MX-5 RF Sport Black is powered by a 2.0-litre SKYACTIV-G 160ps engine and is available from Northwood Mazda from £25,695. Exclusively in Eternal Blue Mica paint, the Mazda MX-5 features bespoke black detailing and interior trim, including black leather seats and a black rear spoiler. The Mazda MX-5 RF Sport Black is also equipped with rain-sensing front wipers, rear parking sensors and dusk-sensing headlights as standard. The Limited Slip Differential ensures dynamic ability to match its looks, making it a distinctive and stylish addition to the range.


For more information about the Mazda MX-5 or to book a test drive, visit Northwood Mazda on Newport Road or call 01983 296031.

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