2019 Mazda MX-5 Z-Sport Limited Edition Review


We are about to see probably the most exciting version of the iconic roadster. It will come next spring, as 2019 Mazda MX-5 Z-Sport. According to latest reports, it will come in very small series. It comes exclusively for the U.K. market and there will be just 300 units made. So, what is so special about this model? Well, this will be a special, very limited edition of the probably most iconic small roadster around.

This legend came about 28 years ago and it is the undisputed leader in the segment for the very same number of years. So far, we have seen four generations of it. Each version was coming even better than previous. The current generation came in March 2015. After three years of production, we will see this special version, which will include various modifications. This will include both visual and mechanical improvements.

2019 Mazda MX-5 Z-Sport Limited Edition Review

2019 Mazda MX-5 Z-Sport design

The 2019 Mazda MX-5 Z-Sport will be a limited edition model. This version of the famous roadster will come in just 300 units available. Also, it will come exclusively for the U.K. market. Compared to the base model, it will feature several unique characteristics, although the core will remain the same. We will see the same design filled up with many interesting details. Basically, it will be heavily based on the Sport Nav model, which includes various mechanical improvements. For example, there is a limited slip differential, Bilstein dampers and a strut brace. For this occasion, we could see even some additional mechanical features. On the other side, visual appearance is probably the aspect of the car that will receive biggest changes.

2019 Mazda MX-5 Z-Sport Limited Edition Review side view

2019 Mazda MX-5 Z-Sport styling

In terms of styling, we are about to see many interesting details. The most notable thing about the 2019 Mazda MX-5 Z-Sport will be its roof. It will feature an exclusive red fabric roof. The first model with this feature had its premiere recently at the Tokyo Motor Show. After a great reception, the company decided to offer it in this limited series. Other notable unique features will be things like 17-inch black BBS wheels and Machine Grey Metallic paint.

Inside, we will also see various unique details, but the most notable are new Sand leather seats, Z-Sport floor mats and scuff plates and Z-Sport plaque on the dashboard. It is also nice to mention that each model will come with “Z-Sport” plaque with a number indicating its order in production. As we mentioned, company will build just 300 copies of this limited edition model.

2019 Mazda MX-5 Z-Sport Limited Edition interior

2019 Mazda MX-5 Z-Sport engine

Although we will see various novelties on this version, powertrain will remain the same. The 2019 Mazda MX-5 Z-Sport will feature a familiar 2.0-liter gasoline engine, which has a max output of 158 horsepower. Transmission is a 6-speed manual. This leads us to same numbers in terms of performances. Expect 0-60 time in about 6 seconds, while top speed should go over 130 miles per hour. Fuel economy should go around 30 miles per gallon in a combined drive.

2019 Mazda MX-5 Z-Sport Limited Edition rear view

2019 Mazda MX-5 Z-Sport release date and price

As we already mentioned, this very limited edition will come next spring. The company decided to offer 2019 Mazda MX-5 Z-Sport exclusive for the U.K. market. Once again, we will mention that there are only 300 copies to come and each one will feature a “Z-Sport” plaque with a number indicating its order in production. The company already announced the price, which will go around 25.600 pounds. At current exchange rates, this is somewhere around 34.000 dollars.

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