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Mazda’s cult MX-5 has been lured into the new age with the Roadster Coupe hardtop

Mazda logo30 Mar 2007

WHY you would simultaneously offer a retractable hardtop and a conventional vinyl-top version of the same car is difficult to fathom. The answer to Mazda’s introduction of the Roadster Coupe version of its iconic MX-5 can probably be found in the fact it’s likely to attract a slightly different buyer. Indicating who that buyer might be is signalled by the fact that the coupe is equipped at a higher level than the standard soft-top, with leather trim and a Bose sound system fitted as standard. The thought is that coupe buyers just might savour the reduced interior noise levels, as the soft-top makes any decent sound system redundant above certain velocities. For a bearably small price and weight increase, the Roadster Coupe offers a generally more comfortable, but equally as stimulating experience. Hard to argue with that logic.
Model release date: 1 September 2006 to 1 March 2009

Previous model

Mazda MX-5 convertible

Released: September 2005
Ended: current
Family Tree: MX-5

The Mazda MX-5 Roadster Coupe has no direct predecessor, but is based on the third-generation MX-5 soft-top that was introduced to Australia in September last year. Previous MX-5 owners, however, could order the optional fibreglass hard-top, which cost $2400 - $10 more than the premium commanded by the Roadster Coupe, which also picks up stability and traction control, a premium Bose sound system and leather trim as standard fitment.

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