Production of Mazda MX-5 Sports Car Reaches One Million Units

The production of the Mazda MX-5 (Mazda Roadster in Japan) reached one million units on April 22, 2016. The milestone figure was achieved over 27 years, with mass-production of the MX-5 starting at Ujina Plant No. 1 in Hiroshima in April 1989. The MX-5 is a symbol of Mazda’s car-making philosophy and tireless pursuit of driving pleasure. Since its debut in 1989, the model has consistently offered driving fun that can only be experienced in a lightweight sports car and won the admiration of people from various countries, cultures and age groups. The MX-5 is also critically acclaimed, with over 200 awards from around the globe to its name. The fourth-generation model released last year has won a string of awards, including 2015-2016 Car of the Year Japan, World Car of the Year and World Car Design of the Year 2016.

Mazda MX-5_one million unitMazda was founded in Hiroshima 96 years ago. From the first generation through to today’s fourth-generation model, the reason Mazda have been able to continue selling the MX-5 all these years is due to the strong support of fans around the world. As a way of expressing thanks to MX-5 fans and owners, the One-Millionth MX-5 will be displayed at fan events in Japan and around the world. The tour begins on May 3 at the Hiroshima Flower Festival where the car will participate in the Flower Parade. The MX-5 holds the Guinness World Record for the best-selling open-top two-seater sports car for many years. With the achievement of one million units of production, Mazda will attempt to break its own record.
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Japan exhibit schedule for One-Millionth Mazda MX-5 is as follows:-
May 3, 2016–Flower parade at Hiroshima Flower Festival.
May 8, 2016–Oasis Roadster Meetings.
May 12-27, 2016–Mazda Brand Space Osaka.
May 29, 2016–Karuizawa Meeting.

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