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It was yesterday when Mazda announced the pricing of the new MX-5 RF. But today, the Japanese car manufacturer released a press statement from which we find out that the production of the MX-5 RF model has started in Japan.

The new model is built alongside the fully convertible MX-5 as well as the Fiat 124 Spider. The manufacturing process is taking place at the Ujina Plant No. 1 near Mazda's global headquarters in Hiroshima. 

According to the Japanese car manufacturer, the first units will be shipped out to dealers in North America and Europe before they even go on sale in the Japanese domestic market. And this is good.

The new Mazda MX-5 RF is available in the Launch Edition version and it is based on the Grand Touring trim level. The car has a starting price of $33,850 for the SKYACTIV-MT six-speed manual and $34,925 for models with the six-speed automatic transmission.

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  1. 2006 Mazda MX-5 Miata

    Engine: Inline-4, Power: 126.8 kw / 170 bhp @ 6700 rpm, Torque: 189.81 nm / 140 ft lbs @ 5000 rpm
  2. 2001 Mazda MX-5 MPS Concept

    Engine: BP-VE Inline-4, Power: 149.1 kw / 199.9 bhp @ 7000 rpm, Torque: 196 nm / 144.6 ft lbs @ 6000 rpm
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    Engine: Cast Iron Inline-4, Power: 132.7 kw / 178 bhp @ 6000 rpm, Torque: 225.07 nm / 166 ft lbs @ 4500 rpm
  4. 2006 Mazdaspeed MX-5 Miata

    Engine: Inline-4, Power: 126.8 kw / 170 bhp @ 6700 rpm, Torque: 189.81 nm / 140 ft lbs @ 5000 rpm
  5. 1993 Mazda MX-6 2.0i-16v

    Engine: Inline-4, Power: 85 kw / 114 bhp @ 5500 rpm, Torque: 173 nm / 127.6 ft lbs @ 4500 rpm

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