Mazda Releases 'Japan Car of the Year Award
Commemorative Edition' Roadster in Japan



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Mazda MX-5 
'Japan Car of the Year Award 
Commemorative Edition'

ON 30/12/05
OF 2005

You'll see it
after midday

27th December, 2005

To mark the Roadster, known as MX-5 in overseas markets, winning the 2005-2006 Japan Car of the Year (JCOTY) Award, Mazda Motor Corporation will launch a special edition Roadster, called the 'Japan Car of the Year Award Commemorative Edition.' This new model goes on sale in mid-January 2006 at Mazda and Mazda Anfini dealerships throughout Japan. The special edition Roadster features the unique interior and exterior colour combinations, in addition to leather bucket seats with a special colour, the attractive cloth soft top, and BOSE sound system--all added as standard equipment. This new special equipment brings out a feeling of higher quality in the world's best-selling lightweight open two-seater sport car from drivers and admirers alike.

Outline of Roadster 'Japan Car of the Year Award Commemorative Edition'
Base model

Roadster RS (with six-speed manual transmission) or Roadster VS (with six-speed automatic transmission).
Special equipment
- Leather bucket seats and colour-matched door trims
Heated leather seats in red or black, with door trim colour matching the seat colour.
- Cloth soft top (black)
Black quality texture cloth soft top.
- Award commemorative decals
An exclusive decal that celebrates Mazda winning the Japan Car of the Year Award is placed on the passenger side front guard.
- Other equipment
The BOSE sound system with a six-CD changer and seven speakers, the advanced keyless entry and engine starter system, front fog lights, and scuff plates, all come as standard equipment.
Body/interior colours
Two basic body colours, Copper Red Mica and Brilliant Black, are available as body exterior finishes, with an interior colour in selection of black or red. Available combinations are as follows:
Body colour Interior
(Leather seats & door trims)
Soft Top
Copper Red Mica Black Black
Brilliant Black Red

Mazda MX-5 
'Japan Car of the Year Award 
Commemorative Edition'

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