2011 Mazda MX-5 Miata Special Edition Review by Lynn David Cole
Visit us at: http://AutoTravel.tv - With over 900,000 MX-5 Miatas produced since it was introduced in 1989 it has become a favorite for young people who want a cute and nimble sports car. In February Mazda unveiled the MX-5 Miata Special Edition at the Chicago Auto Show. It is a limited run of 750 units. Some of the special features include gray door and heated seats in addition to interior highlights like chrome treatments to air vents and the instrument cluster. Even the color is special. It is only available in two colors, Sparkling Black Mica or Dolphin Gray Mica. The 17-inch Bright Finish aluminum alloy wheels stand out as a distinctive addition to the exterior look.
This Miata with a standard transmission and 167 HP 2.0 liter four-cylinder engine weighs in at only 2,593 pounds. This combination of power and a light frame gives you nimbleness that you expect in a two-seat sports car.
Being a two-seater, it appeals to families who already have their basic transportation needs met and are looking for an extra car that's fun to drive and economical to own. The electric hardtop makes the Miata is popular in both war and cold climates. The electric hardtop easily goes down or up in just 12 seconds and only one manual latch easily reachable inside. The 2011 MX-5 Miata Special Edition starts at $30,925 for the manual transmission, and $31,525 when equipped with the six-speed Sport AT automatic.
Interior Features that Come Standard with the Special Edition:
• Bluetooth hands-free phone system
• SIRIUS® Satellite Radio with a six-month complimentary subscription
• Xenon headlights
• Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) with a Traction Control System (TCS)
• Anti-theft alarm
• Mazda Advanced Keyless Entry and Start System
Exterior and Powertrain Features of the Special Edition:
• 167-horsepower, 140 lb-ft of torque 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine (158 horsepower with the 6AT)
• Bilstein® shocks
• Limited slip differential (LSD)
• Sport-tuned suspension
• Short-throw shifter
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Review and Videography by: Lynn David Cole
Camera Operator: Christopher Paulon Cole
2011 Mazda MX-5 Miata Special Edition Start Up, Exterior/ Interior Review
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So you may be asking, what's so special about this "Special Edition" MX-5.
Well, for 2011, Mazda has launched a small series of 750 MX-5s bearing the
"Special Edition" namesake, in celebration of the 900,000th MX-5 to be sold
in the entire world. It only is available in Dolphin Gray Mica (seen here)
or Sparkling Black Mica.
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seconds of climbing in the driver's seat. Having spent time in previous
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The world's best-selling two-seat roadster, the iconic Mazda MX-5 Miata,
continues to set the bar even higher for the competition today, reaching a
new milestone of 900,000 units produced. Nearly 45 percent -- more than
388,000 units -- of those were sold in the United States since the car
launched in 1989.