The new retractable hardtop Miata has officially launched in Japan and is available through dealers nationwide beginning today.
This November residents of the U.K. will be able to get their hands on a Mazda MX-5 Roadster Coupe starting at £18,210, about £1,200 more than the soft-top. Though that price is only for the few hundred models destined for Britain, if exchange rates are to be trusted then customers in the U.S. should expect a premium of around $2,275 for an MX-5 with a hard candy shell. In addition to the world's fastest retracting fiberglass hardtop (at 12 seconds), the price includes climate contro
The Mazda MX-5 Roadster Coupe is the latest in a wave of retractable hardtop roadsters entering the market. We've seen static shots of the new MX-5's hardtop both up and down, but until have not taken in the retractable roof in action. Autoblog reader Jerry Standefer pointed us to this Mazda UK promotional video that not only shows the hardtop going up and down, but also shows how the hard top stows away without consuming any trunk space.