New limited edition Mazda MX-5 Kendo revealed at Chicago Auto Show
Feb 24 2011
The brand new 2011 Mazda MX-5 special edition “Kendo” has been revealed at the Chicago Auto Show. It’s based on the Grand Touring Power Retractable Hardtop model and is limited to just 750 units. According to Autoblog, the most remarkable features are “the Sparkling Black Mica or Dolphin Gray Mica exterior paint and bright-finish 17-inch alloy wheels.”
"The interior sports gray upholstery, chrome accents and aluminium pedals (6MT only). Unique underpinnings include the MX-5's standard Suspension Package with Bilstein shocks, a limited-slip differential and sport-tuned dampers. Motivating the 2,593-pound two-seater is Mazda's 2.0-liter four-cylinder rated at 167 horsepower and 140 pound-feet of torque (158 horsepower with the 2,619-pound 6AT)."
Community members are already talking about the new model in the forums – join the discussion here and here.