Ironically, had the formula way back in the fifties up to the classic four-cylinder roadster is English and Italian. It was such a simple idea, but nobody had it in years. So if the Mazda Miata back in 1989, the automotive community immediately in love.
The combination of all driving these properties was small European sports cars, with the reliability and low operating cost Japanese cars of that time famous for the Miata was a new era of sports cars.
As successful as the formula, Mercedes and BMW was soon followed with their own little roadsters. That’s right, there would not be the success of the MX-5 could not have known the world Z3 and SLK (now Z4). Mazda announced recently celebrated a major milestone in the production of the 900,000 th MX-5 Miata sports car ahead.
On this occasion, presented the 2011 Mazda MX-5 Miata Special Edition at the Chicago Auto Show. Available in a limited edition of 750 units offered in 2011 MX-5 SE options for the car, including the power hardtop. This is a Bluetooth speakerphone, SIRIUS Satellite Radio has a six months free subscription, xenon headlights, run the Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) with Traction Control System (TCS), an anti-theft alarm and keyless entry and.
Interior also gets heated leather seats and door panels gray with gray stitching, black leather-wrapped steering wheel and handbrake contrasting gray stitching. Chrome treatments focus of the air vents and instrument cluster, while aluminum does the same for the pedals (with six-speed transmission).
The SE suspension is the 17-inch wheels and summer tires, Bilstein shock absorbers, a limited slip differential and sports suspension together. The six-speed gearbox has a short-throw shifter, while the six-speed automatic transmission uses the wheel-mounted paddle shifters. The 2.0-liter four-cylinder makes 167 horsepower and 140 pounds-feet of torque (158 hp with automatic). Curb weight is 2593 pounds with the manual and £ 2,619 with the automatic.
Even with all the luxury amenities, enjoy the Miata SE almost 50:50 weight distribution and is driving a nice car. Purists may decry the “luxury functions” and politely suggest a less well equipped MX-5 would be a driver of the car. And they were absolutely right, plus, it would be much less expensive.
The base Miata starts at $ 23,110, while the SE goes for $ 30,925 with manual transmission and $ 31,525 with the automatic.