2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF Launch Edition Arrives Early 2017

Aug 25, 2016 07:30 AM EDT | Mariechris Felipe

The 2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF Launch Edition photos had already been released by Mazda, teasing people of its debut at dealerships in early 2017. The 2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF Launch Edition is the perfect summer car, a sporty two-seater convertible designed to enjoy the road. 

Only a thousand 2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF Launch Edition will be available for sale in the USA and this will all be sold in Mazda's successful Launch Edition Program exclusively for valued customers that will be chosen by the Hiroshima-based automaker and will be notified via E-mail before 2017. These lucky people will then have time to order the 2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF before the masses flood Mazda dealerships with orders of their own.

The 2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF Launch Edition will be based on the Grand Touring Trim with a perfect balance between tradition of its nearly 30 years of history and contemporary design. The body will be Gray Metallic, and the roof panel will be hand-painted black while the interior boast an Auburn Nappa leather.

The sporty Mazda has the front engine and rear wheel drive. Equipped with two engines, 1.5 and 2.0, both gasoline, yielding 131 and 160 horsepower, respectively. Version 1.5, with a figure of average consumption of six liters per 100 kilometers, is more than enough to move with speed and agility to this 'roadster' fine and soft touch that responds with ease to the accelerator, one of the virtues of the Japanese manufacturer. 

The new Mazda incorporates an independent seven - inch screen located on the dashboard, with information related to communication and entertainment. The system connects via smartphone MZD Connect and can provide Internet access inside the vehicle. 

The 2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF Launch Edition is expected to highly sell out as in the market, it can rival cars such as the Fiat 124 Spider, BMW Z4, Mercedes-Benz SLK or Audi TT Roadster. All of these rivals are sold at a higher price while the 2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF offer an adequate balance between price and quality.

As of this writing, Mazda hasnt revealed the price of the 2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata RF Launch Edition yet, however, they said that they will be announcing this in the coming week. Sources estimate that the price will be at $35,00 and we will report about this again once official pricing was announced. 

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