Mazda MX-5 GT RS

The Mazda MX-5 GT RS is a new enthusiast focussed variant of the famed sports car.  It’s available in Roadster and RF forms and is an Australian market model.  The updated Mazda MX-5 range will go on-sale in January, 2021.

Significant features

– Available exclusively with the 135kW SKYACTIV-G 2.0-litre, four-cylinder engine and SKYACTIV-MT six-speed manual transmission.

– Brembo brake package on the front axle, incorporating an opposed four-piston aluminium caliper arrangement on each corner, clamping a 280mm x 22mm front ventilated disc brake. – The internal disc cooling fins have been designed in a ‘pillar’ arrangement to further assist brake cooling.

– A high-performance brake pad specification offers stronger pedal feedback while improving fade resistance by 26 per cent.

– The Brembo front brake package reduces unsprung mass by 2kg, improving every aspect of the MX-5 GT RS’s handling dynamics.

– Features a specific 17-inch forged alloy wheel, designed by renowned high-end wheel manufacturer, BBS.  These are fitted with Bridgestone Potenza S001 tyres, measuring 205/45/R17.

– Bilstein gas-pressurised dampers that are designed to deliver track-ready grip and feedback, while still smoothing off the sharpest road edges in day-to-day driving.

– A solid alloy strut tower brace, linking the front suspension struts for improved rigidity and steering response.

– Both MX-5 GT RS Roadster and RF models also gain black mirror caps for further aesthetic appeal.

– Wireless Apple CarPlay has been added as standard equipment to all models, connecting seamlessly to the 7.0-inch touchscreen MZD Connect Display.

– A new Deep Crystal Blue paint finish joins Snowflake White Pearl, Jet Black, Machine Grey Metallic, Soul Red Crystal Metallic and Polymetal Grey Metallic on the external colour palette.

– On the inside, Pure White nappa leather upholstery is now available on the luxurious, range topping Mazda MX-5 RF GT Black Roof model.

Mazda MX-5 GT RS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mazda MX-5: model line-up and pricing

Grade Specification MRLP (ex. on-road costs)
MX-5 Roadster 1.5-litre manual $36,090
MX-5 Roadster 1.5-litre automatic $38,090
MX-5 Roadster GT 2.0-litre manual $44,020
MX-5 Roadster GT 2.0-litre automatic $46,020
MX-5 Roadster GT RS 2.0-litre manual $47,020
MX-5 RF 2.0-litre manual $41,400
MX-5 RF 2.0-litre automatic $43,400
MX-5 RF GT 2.0-litre manual $48,100
MX-5 RF GT 2.0-litre automatic $50,100
MX-5 RF GT RS 2.0-litre manual $51,100
MX-5 RF GT Black Roof 2.0-litre manual $49,120
MX-5 RF GT Black Roof 2.0-litre automatic $51,120

 

 

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