Miata at 30: Mazda's Best Special Edition MX-5s

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  1. GTPNewsWire

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    My wonderful daily car is a 1990 vspec in brg. :)
     
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    I had no idea that Le Mans car existed, but I find myself wanting one.
     
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    I always thought the Le Mans celebration model would have been more suited to an RX7 (or even a Cosmo) since, you know, rotary power.
     
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    Just over a year ago I was in Tokyo. A friend and I were heading home after a long night at an arcade in Yokohama when I saw a Miata coupe behind a building.
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    I know someone in AUS with a NB Coupe. A yellow type A. There is a 2nd one here as well, a red one. Both were imported at the same time,

    There is one rare model missing from that list. Australian only MX-5 SP from 2000/2001. Most powerfully Mazda backed MX-5 ever sold and there were only 101 of them built.
     
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    The answer is always Miata. :)
     
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    Mine's a 1995 Merlot in... Merlot.
     
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    They had a row of them at the Chicago auto show all anniversary editions
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    The RF version is a nice looking sports car.
     
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    Ooh they have my exact car, the v-spec with all the tan leather. Not so many bad jokes about hairdresser cars these days and a lot more envious looks :)
     
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    Nice article, although I hate to admit it I do have a soft spot for this car thanks to Gran Turismo but I don't drive it enough, I just wish we had some more versions of it but now I know about the Le Mans edition I guess I have to go livery hunting to see if it's in GT Sport as feel inclined to race
    the Roadster GT League event again with it.
     
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    Spot each site's Mazda/MX-5 nerd! :lol:
     
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    Multiply them by three so you can get their Gran Turismo representation.
     
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    Fun fact, they didn't strip down the paint on the Le Mans editions before painting them. One guy came across a black NA 5 and whilst he was doing some body work on it sanded it down to come across the orange paint underneath.

    Also, there's a 30k miles Coupe for sale at the moment - for £30,000!
     
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    Unsurprisingly that one (in Hong Kong?) has been on sale for a little while now. They're rare, but when I've seen them come up actually in Japan they're not £30k cars just yet.
     
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    I hate these threads... I miss my MX-5 so much :(
     
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