– The World-Renowned Roadster Makes Its 13th Appearance on a 10Best List –
IRVINE, Calif. (December 7, 2011) – The 2012 Mazda MX-5 Miata has been named to Car and Driver‘s 10Best Cars list, a seventh year in a quarrel and 13th altogether given a two-seat roadster done a tellurian entrance in 1989. The small-in-size though spunky-in-sports-appeal automobile is a favorite among daily drivers and weekend highway racers alike, and, as proven by a revisit coming on a magazine’s annual top-ten list, has prisoner a hearts of automotive critics.
“Affordable, attainable, flexible and appealing – a MX-5 Miata is as offset a sports automobile as they come,” pronounced Jim O’Sullivan, boss and CEO, Mazda North American Operations (MNAO). “A universe record hilt as both a many renouned two-seat roadster ever produced and as a many raced nameplate, a MX-5 sets a bar high on sports automobile opening and pushing pleasure.”
According to Car and Driver, “Here was an affordable roadster but drawback, a compress slingshot some-more fun than many cars costing twice as much.” The MX-5 initial landed a mark on 10Best list in 1990 – a initial indication year – and has been a unchanging ever since.
The third-generation MX-5 is powered by an MZR 2.0-liter engine, that produces adult to 167 horsepower, delivers 140 lb-ft of torque and redlines during 7,200 rpm. Available with a soothing tip or industry-fastest 12-second Power Retractable Hard Top, a 2012 indication starts during $23,190.
Mazda North American Operations is headquartered in Irvine, Calif., and oversees a sales, marketing, tools and patron use support of Mazda vehicles in a United States, Canada and Mexico by scarcely 900 dealers. Operations in Canada are managed by Mazda Canada, Inc., located in Ontario; and in Mexico by Mazda Motor de Mexico in Mexico City.
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