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The Mazda MX-5 R-Sport Is A Special Edition Miata With Fancy Rays Wheels

Mazda's succession of special edition MX-5s continues with the newly revealed R-Sport

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Throughout its history, the MX-5’s history has spawned myriad special editions. The tradition is still very much alive, too - with the ND Miata having only just been turn into an Anniversary Edition to celebrate Mazda’s 100th birthday, there’s now this ‘R-Sport’.

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It uses the 1.5-litre MX-5 Sport as a starting point, giving buyers a modestly-powered 129bhp inline-four petrol engine that drives - of course - the rear wheels. 0-62mph takes 8.3 seconds, and the top speed is 126mph.

The R-Sport’s exterior spec additions comprise Polymetal Grey metallic paint, piano black wing mirrors, a grey folding soft-top and some especially lovely gunmetal grey 16-inch Rays wheels.

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Inside there are burgundy Nappa leather seats, and a reasonable standard equipment list including Apple Car Play and Android Auto smart phone connectivity, cruise control, heated seats and climate control.

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Production will be limited to 150 units, with deliveries set to commence when social distancing restrictions are sufficiently eased. It’s yours for £27,700.