The New Roadster by Mitsuoka Motors will be offered in the United Kingdom. Its “timeless styling” reflects the classic British convertibles and is based on the previous Mazda MX-5.
Between retro and brand new, the Mitsuoka roadster is equipped with a hardtop that opens and closes in just 12 seconds, heated leather seats, an automatic climate control system, anti-lock brakes (with Electronic Brake Force Distribution), Dynamic Stability Control and a Traction Control system. The 4 cylinder engine is powerful enough with 2.0L, producing 162 PS(119kW) and 189 Nm(139 lb-ft) of torque, and a 6 speed transmission manual or automatic with paddle shifters and a rear-wheels drive train.
According to UK distributor T W White & Sons' Jen White, "The UK represents one of the largest classic car markets in the world. The unique design of the Mitsuoka Roadster draws inspiration from the classic Roadster heritage and combines this traditional styling with the latest state of the art technology."
The Mitsuoka Roadster will debut this June and it will be priced starting£53,800 OTR.