Mazda introduces Mazda2, MX-5 Venture editions in the UK

Article by Christian Andrei, on February 26, 2013

Mazda has announced the start of sales of four new special versions of the Mazda2 (its top-selling model in the UK) and of its Mazda MX-5 (the No. 1 two-seater sportscar in the world). The updated Mazda2 Venture Edition five-door hatchback is currently on sale with a price tag of £13,295 on-the road (OTR).

The 84ps, 1.3-litre model rides on a set of 16-inch Bright Finish alloy wheels, black mirror housings, rear parking sensors, dusk-sensing lights and rain-sensing wipers, and a new sporty seat trim with red stitching. It also is offered with two distinct exterior colours -- Zeal Red Mica and Meteor Grey Mica.

It comes with special ‘Venture Edition’ badges. Mazda is offering an impressive standard set of equipment for the Mazda2 model including a sports styling kit, front fog lamps, privacy glass and a rear bumper sports trim.

The interior offers a premium car feel with its front, side and curtain airbags, leather steering wheel with audio controls, CD radio with Auxiliary jack and four speakers, plus a TomTom navigation with a 5.8-inch touch screen, integrated Bluetooth hands-free kit, climate control air-conditioning and electric rear windows. The Mazda MX-5 Venture Edition is also currently available.

Among its improvements are a set of new design 17-inch Bright Finish alloy wheels, heated tan leather sports seats, and tan leather door inserts. A tan fabric roof is offered for the soft-top model. Four exterior colors are available: Brilliant Black, Copper Red Mica, Meteor Grey Mica and Stormy Blue Mica.

It also comes with Venture Edition badges.  The 126ps, 1.8-litre Venture Edition soft-top with five-speed manual transmission is priced at a low of £18,895 (OTR) while the 160ps, 2.0-litre Venture Edition Roadster Coupe with powered folding roof is the top-of-the-line model with a price of £22,295. At the midpoint of this range is the 1.8-litre Roadster Coupe.

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