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Mazda is increasing its range of official reproduction parts for its first-generation (NA) MX-5, to support European owners of this popular modern classic.
There are now 117 left-hand-drive and 156 right-hand-drive vehicle parts available, all of which are made in Japan and are said to maintain the feel and the look of the originals.
Owners’ clubs and specialists across Europe were involved to ensure that the updated spares programme caters for the most needed parts.
These sought-after items include a newly developed soft-top using the same rear-screen material as the original, as well as alloys by Enkei Wheels that look identical to the originals, but by using 21st-century technology are lighter and more hard-wearing.
“Right from its launch here in 1990, the MX-5 has always been hugely popular in the UK, so we are delighted to be able to offer Mazda Genuine Parts through our Authorised Repairer Network allowing our customers to keep their MX-5 100 per cent Mazda,” said Mazda Motors UK Parts and Accessories Marketing Manager, Steve Rose.
Indeed, 20,132 first-generation MX-5s were officially imported to the UK.
“Whether it’s a full restoration or general maintenance, having a ready supply of genuine parts means these cars can continue to be enjoyed for years to come,” he added.