Sexy Mazda MX 5 RF on SA soil

The latest Mazda MX 5 RF is finally on South African soil. Revamped and restyled, this new Mazda looks great, weighs less and is more balanced than its older brother. With a legacy of stunning, sporty design, finding a Mazda MX5 for sale on Auto Mart might just be what your roaring heart desires.

mazda mx 5 rf front

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The car being lower than its predecessors means that it has a greater balance and a more even weight distribution. This is certainly one vehicle that will help you see Mazda cars in a whole new light. While this vehicle does not come cheap it is certainly a must have for all sports car enthusiasts looking for a thrilling vehicle to drive.

Mazda MX 5 RF Design and Style

From the exterior you will notice that the new Mazda MX 5 comes with a more streamlined design. According to Mazda, the exterior has been designed with the ‘Jinba Ittai’ spirit of merging the horse and the rider together. This shows in the car’s lean and muscular exterior. Needless to say the vehicle looks very powerful, sporty and ready to take on any road terrain.

Every angle and line on these Mazda cars look as though it has been designed for action, speed and elegance. During those hot summer days you will find the easy-to-use drop top very useful. You can easily lower the soft top by using one hand to push the top down and turn your vehicle into a summer ready convertible.

mazda mx 5 exterior

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The focus on design also shines through the car’s interior. From the inside you will notice that the MX 5 looks very spacious. There is more than enough space for the passenger and the driver to sit comfortably and safely. The interior’s paintwork blends seamlessly with the dashboard and the seats in the car creating an impressively finished interior.

What’s even more interesting about the interior is that the car has been designed to remove all noise when driving. This means that you will barely hear your car as you drive along the N1 on a hot summer day, making it enjoyable for the driver as well as the passenger.

mx 5 interior

Image Source: Mazda South Africa Website

Technology in the MX5 RF

The latest Mazda cars for sale are not shy when it comes technology. For the Mazda MX 5 RF, this is no different.

A multi-functional command control has been built into these Mazda cars. This command control allows you to control a lot of your vehicle’s features such as the air conditioning system, syncing the music on your smartphone to your car radio via Bluetooth and even accessing your contracts and your social network from a single screen in your vehicle.

The Bose sound system will keep the music heads entertained. This sound system has been developed with the help of Bose, this has been done to make sure that the system produces the best possible sound quality.

mx 5 convertable

Image Source: Mazda South Africa Website

From a safety perspective a few interesting technologies have been added to the Mazda MX 5 RF to maximize the safety of all passengers in the MX 5. The MX 5 comes with an electronic brake force distribution system which allows the vehicle’s braking system to match with the load and weight of the vehicle.

An Emergency Brake Assist has also been built into the new Mazda MX 5 to boost the vehicle’s stopping power in emergency situations. Additional features such as an Emergency Stop Signal and Limited Slip Differential allow the vehicle to activate its hazards to warn other drivers of any sudden decelerations and to ensure that torque is applied evenly to all of the vehicle’s tyres to minimize any possible wheel spinning.

Specifications of the Mazda MX 5 RF

mx 5 shut roof

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From a performance perspective the Mazda MX 5 RF does not fail to perform, if anything, this new Mazda performs at a very high level. The SKYACTIV- MT 6 speed manual transmission helps the car deliver high performance and superior fuel efficiency.

The SKYACTIV- CHASSIS makes the car more stable and easier to handle and the SKYACTIV- BODY makes it very rigid while keeping it light enough to be able to produce high power output and respectable speed.

Mazda MX 5 RF Model2.0L Roadster Coupe2.0L Roadster Coupe 6AT
Engine Type2.0 litre in line 4 cylinder 16 valve DOHC S VT (SKYACTIV-G)2.0 litre in line 4 cylinder 16 valve DOHC S VT (SKYACTIV-G)
Engine capacity1998 cc1998 cc
Power200 Nm @ 4 600 rpm200 Nm @ 4 600 rpm
Torque200 Nm @ 4 600 rpm200 Nm @ 4 600 rpm
Fuel consumption - combined 6.7 litres / 100 km6. 7 litres / 100 km
Acceleration
(0 - 100 km/h)
7.3 seconds8.6 seconds
Top Speed214 km/h194 km/h

Whether you are looking for new or used vehicles, Auto Mart is the place to find great vehicles at great prices. Visit www.AutoMart.co.za today and find a Mazda MX5 for sale that will fulfil your roaring heart’s desires.

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