Mazda Motor Corporation has finally began production of the all-new Mazda MX-5 two-seater sports car at Ujina Plant No.1 in Hiroshima, Japan.
The first models produced will be destined for the Japanese domestic market, will global market cars to follow.
Sales of the All-New MX-5 will begin in Japan around June this year and then the MX-5 will be progressively rolled out to overseas markets.
The MX-5 is an iconic model representing Mazda's vehicle engineering philosophy: the pursuit of driving pleasure.
With production exceeding 950,000 units for the first three generations of the MX-5 as of January this year, the MX-5 maintains its hold on the Guinness World Record for the world’s best-selling two-seater sports car.
In order to respond to ever increasing demands for safety features and environmental performance while maintaining the element of fun that has always defined the model, development of the fourth generation MX-5 was carried out under the motto “innovate in order to preserve”.
In addition to incorporating SKYACTIV Technology and ‘KODO - Soul of Motion’ design, development focused on enhancing the senses and sensations through which people enjoy cars.-