Drivers looking for the thrill of open-top motoring can get behind the wheel of the new 2019 Mazda MX-5 convertible sports car by booking a test-drive with Ballyrobert Mazda on Mallusk Road in Newtownabbey. On sale from 1 September 2018, the carefully revised version of the world’s best-selling two-seater sports has been enhanced to deliver outstanding agility, spirited handling and exhilarating driving dynamics.
The 2019 Mazda MX-5 convertible boasts rear-wheel drive combined with Mazda’s lightweight and advanced SKYACTIV engine technology, delivering superior performance alongside impressive fuel efficiency. A more powerful 2.0-litre SKYACTIV-G petrol engine debuts in the upgraded Mazda MX-5 and the 184ps model boasts a lower CO2 output than the outgoing 160ps car.
The 2019 Mazda MX-5 Sport Nav+ models now feature enhanced safety equipment, with front and rear Smart City Brake Support helping you to avoid collisions. Driver Attention Alert and Traffic Sign Recognition are also offered as standard for the first time. Top-of-the-range GT Sport Nav+ models also offer a Blind Spot Monitoring System with Rear Cross Traffic Alert, Adaptive LED headlights and a reversing camera.
The lightweight fabric hood can be folded down in seconds, meaning drivers can easily enjoy the feeling of open-top driving, hassle-free. The iconic styling is enhanced by the car’s long bonnet and dynamic, sleek lines. Inside, the stylish design continues with sporty seats positioned with a low centre of gravity, while a short-throw gearshift makes changing gear quick and engaging. Outside the design is highlighted by new 16 or 17-inch alloy wheels.
John Lyle, Ballyrobert Mazda Dealer Principal, said: “The Mazda MX-5 is truly an iconic roadster and is a popular choice for our customers, thanks to its combination of head-turning good looks, affordability and fun-to-drive character. The thrilling handling and power is enhanced with the new higher-revving 2.0-litre SKYACTIV engine. The car also comes with upgraded safety equipment as standard on our top-spec models.”
Also available at Ballyrobert Mazda is the Mazda MX-5 RF (Retractable Fastback).
The Mazda MX-5 RF sports car features a retractable hardtop roof that delivers superior cabin comfort and refinement. Perfect for all-season driving, the retractable roof can be opened in just 13 seconds, ensuring driving thrills come rain or shine. Featuring the new 184ps engine, the Mazda MX-5 RF can reach 62mph in just 6.8 seconds.
Starting from £18,995, the Mazda MX-5 convertible is offered in the SE+, SE-L Nav+, Sport Nav+ and new GT Sport Nav+ trim. The Mazda MX-5 RF is priced from £22,595 and is available in the SE-L Nav+, Sport Nav+, and GT Sport Nav+ trim, with the higher two trims available with an automatic gearbox.
For more information about the 2019 Mazda MX-5 or to book a test drive, visit Ballyrobert Mazda at the Mallusk showroom, call 028 9570 4456 or go to Mazda MX-5