Mazda launched in Japan a program to restore the MX-5 first generation (NA).
Within the market of the vehicle of occasion the first generation (NA) Mazda MX-5 remains one of the roadsters more defendants. It is difficult to find units in good condition and do not show the characteristic features of the passage of time they are priced quite high. And it is logical, the MX-5 (aka Miata) is one of the convertibles more popular globally.
it Was in the year 1989, when the Mazda MX-5 saw the light. Its design, tuning and mechanical setup did not take long to captivate the audience and fans of the motor world. Few cars offer as much fun and emotions to be driven like a Miata. However, the passage of time goes by for everyone, and despite the good care they have had the owners of a MX-5 NA, it is undeniable that there are already many years on the back of this two-seater.
Around this vehicle, there is a whole world of fans and Mazda are aware of this. The japanese manufacturer can boast to have in its range all a living icon of the automotive world, and therefore, have launched an initiative which surely we will end up seeing around these parts. Mazda has launched in Japan a program to restore drives of the Mazda MX-5 NA.
Mazda MX-5 NA.
In statements to a half-japanese, Mazda claims to have heard the voice of the owners of a Miata that they want to “drive your car forever”. The program of restoration will be commenced this year and we will see the first results by early 2018. Each project will have an approach very personal because the brand will listen to the requests of their customers to make the relevant modifications.
But there is still more, because in addition to addressing the restoration of these units for almost 30 years, Mazda re-manufactured original components for available of new spare parts for this roadster. For example, from next year the firm will produce the canvas of the “soft top”, the Bridgestone SF325 original, the legendary steering wheel Nardi or the knob wood shifter available in some MX-5 NA.
Of time, and as we have pointed out, this restoration program will be available in Japan. However, from Mazda ensures that they will continue to “listening” to their customers, and does not rule out launching similar actions in other markets.