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Mazda ‘MX-5 Superlight version’ Show Car to Premiere at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show

Aug 5, 2009

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HIROSHIMA, Japan-The Mazda MX-5 Superlight version, a show car capturing the pure essence of the world's most popular roadster, will see its world premiere at the 63rd Frankfurt Motor Show*, which will be held from September 15 through 27, 2009.

After 20 years of global success, the Mazda MX-5 is the best-selling two-seat sports car in the world. At Frankfurt, Mazda will present a new take on its affordable roadster with an all-new show car, the Mazda MX-5 Superlight version, designed at Mazda's studio in Frankfurt, Germany. A pure show car, it takes the lightweight technology that Mazda is famous for to a new level, improving driving performance, handling, fuel economy and CO2 emissions. This is combined with a radical exterior design requiring no windshield, and sporty chassis settings for pure roadster driving fun.

The new Mazda MX-5 Superlight version will be unveiled at Mazda's press conference in Hall 3.1, Stand A7, on September 15 at 12:45 local time.

* Officially titled the 63rd Internationale Automobil-Ausstellung (IAA); press days are Septemeber 15 and 16, and the public days are Septemeber 17 through 27.

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