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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The background music "Mistake the Getaway" is by: Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons "Attribution 3.0" http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Review and Videography by: Lynn David Cole
Camera Operator: Christopher Paulon Cole
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