Mazda Roadster Coupe NB8C

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2003 Nissan Skyline 350GT Premium

Hi Ben,

Hope you are doing well. I officially owned and collected the car today and I must say she's an absolute beauty. Even according to JLM, all the mechanicals and all that are in perfect condition. Seems like a very-well-taken-care-of car, just as you explained. But still I'd give it a week or two to see whether there are any issues popping up. Judging by driving for an hour or so today I guess such things are very very unlikely. Anyway, I am taking it to JLM next week for another check-up.

I spent altogether $xx,xxx for everything including blue slip and compliance and all that, which is much less than what I was planning to pay for a car in such amazing condition. Must say it looks like an amazing bargain. Getting your help for this huge task was such an amazing decision. I even recovered more than what I paid you by following your instructions and because of the discounts I got through your contacts during the process. Guess all my future car purchases will be imports through you. Honestly mate, I've got no words to thank you.

- Manudha H NSW, Australia 2003 Nissan Skyline 350GT Premium

 

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Mazda Roadster Coupe (NB8C series)

In 2003 Mazda released what was to be one of the rarest cars ever in their sports car lineup. They took the popular Mazda Roadster (called the MX-5 in Australia, and Miata in other markets) and made a hardtop coupe version. Developed in conjunction with Mazda E&T (Engineering and Technology), a mere 179 models were produced, of which only around 100 are eligible for import. This makes for a highly sought after and rare car, but they can be found.

The Roadster coupe is often favoured amongst people using them for motorsport use, the metal roof adds significant chassis rigidity and reduced drag with only an additional 10kg of weight. Importable models come with the BP 1.8L 118kW (160hp) engine and close ratio 6 speed manual gearbox, and weigh 1,110kg. ABS brakes, dual airbags, LSD and electronic brake distribution are standard, and the coupe versions were manufacured from late 2003 to mid 2004.


MODEL LINEUP

Base model
1.6L engine variant. 53 made. This model is not allowed for import
Type E
1.8L engine variant, automatic transmission only. Elegant front bumper and other minor visual differences. 23 made. This model is not allowed for import
Type S
1.8L engine, 6 speed manual. Sports model with Bilstein shocks and front strut tower brace. Available in red, white and silver. 63 made. This model is allowed for import
Type A
1.8L engine, 6 speed manual. Sports model with Bilstein shocks and front strut tower brace. Features unique front bumper with fog lights, unique headlight and tail light surrounds, rear wing and factory fender flares. Available in red or yellow. 40 made. This model is allowed for import

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