The 30th Anniversary 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata sold out within hours. The Anniversary Edition made its debut a few months ago at the Chicago Auto Show. The Mazda was original debuted at the 1989 Chicago Auto Show, so it was fitting that this milestone returned to where it started. It was announced this special model was limited to 3,000 units worldwide, and only 500 were headed to the United States. The entire allotment sold within four hours, and Mazda even brought an additional 143 cars to satisfy the demand in the American market. However, even with a high demand, Mazda is still only going to build 3,000 cars total.
All off the 3,000 30th Anniversary Miata will be available as both a roadster and the retractable hardtop RF. Each of the 3,000 models will all be painted Racing Orange, with RAYS ZE40 17-inch forged allow wheels, orange Brembo brake calipers, Nissin Brake Calipers, and Recaro seats with Alcantara seating surface. All the cars come with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, plus a Bose audio system. They will have the same SKYACTIV-G 2.0-liter inline-four cylinder engine with 181 horsepower and 151 pound-feet of torque as the 2019 Miata. Cars equipped with the manual transmission get a limited-slip differential, Bilstein shocks and front shock tower brace.
The pricing for the manual soft top starts at $35,915, and the manual RF starts at $38,515. If you elect an automatic the price jumps $499 on the soft top and $400 on the RF.
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