Mazda Roadster Coupe NB8C

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1994 Nissan Skyline GTR

Just letting you know I have picked up the car and its great! Just one thing I wanted to ask was if you can find out whether or not there was an extra key with the vehicle. I have only got 1 key, which is just a normal one, I thought the GTR key would be something different. So I'm not sure whether that it just came with the one key or if it did come with the second its gone missing.

Otherwise everything seems nice, it just needs some good attention, but it looks really really nice.. And goes quiet well too.

Thanks for your help in purchasing this car.

- Shakiel R Melbourne, Australia 1994 Nissan Skyline GTR


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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.


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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