As is the case with the old MX-5 Mazda from the new generation of the Roadster offer a version with foldable hardtop called RF (Retractable Fastback). Before the official launch in February 2017 launches on 1. December 2016 the presale. In addition to the option of placing a pre-order with the dealer, a special model called Ignition limited to 250 pieces can also be reserved - but only via the Internet.
The special Ignition model is characterized by extensive equipment. Special features include a metallic ruby red or matrix gray finish, black 17 inch wheels and Recaro sports seats with leather-Alcantara covers. The only available drive for the RF is a gasoline engine with 118 kW / 160 PS, which is offered in the case of Ignition only in combination with a manual six-speed manual transmission.
If you want to secure one of these 250 special MX-5 in Targa format, you can get one from 1. December register online for it. Subsequently, however, the prospective buyer must sign a purchase agreement with a Mazda dealer and pay a reservation fee of 1.000 Euro, which will then be credited towards the purchase price of around 36.000 Euro. Delivery of the first vehicles is scheduled to start in May 2017.
If you are in a hurry, you can alternatively buy an unlimited version of the Mazda MX-5 RF from 1. Order December directly from the dealer. Here the prices start from around 30.000 Euro for the variant with the basic equipment Exclusive-Line. In the higher equipment Sports-Line the RF costs 32.000 Euro. For this alone, an automatic transmission is available that costs 1.900 Euro. The delivery of the MX-5 RF is scheduled to begin in February with 2017. (Mario Hommen / SP-X)