Mazda Roadster Coupe NB8C

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2010 Mitsubishi Delica D:5 G Premium

Yep! Picked up the D:5 yesterday afternoon after compliance, roadworthy and rego. All good-to-go. And it was a dream to drive this morning! : )

Now I have the Delica, I'm completely over-the-moon with it in absolutely fantastic condition, drives beautifully and looking forward to working out all the gadgets and entertainment system. Fortunately my wife is Japanese and my young kids are fluent so they'll work it out for me, especially the kids! : )

- Paul D VIC, Australia 2010 Mitsubishi Delica D:5 G 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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