New Venture Edition of Mazda2 and Mazda MX-5 on sale now

Article Rich Matthews
Feb 22, 2013

Mazda introduces an enhanced Mazda 2 Venture Edition and three new MX-5 models for 2013.

Mazda is introducing four new special versions of the Mazda2 (its best-selling model in the UK) and the Mazda MX-5 (the bestselling two-seater sports car in the world).

On sale now, the Venture Edition of the Mazda 2 five-door hatchback is priced at £13,295 on the road. The 1.3-litre model now sports 16-inch alloy wheels, black mirror housings, rear parking sensors, dusk-sensing lights and rain-sensing windscreen wipers, plus a new sporty red-stitched seat trim, two new exterior colours – Zeal Red Mica and Meteor Grey Mica – and Venture Edition badges.

Meanwhile, the Mazda MX-5 will receive new 17-inch alloys, heated leather seats, tan leather door inserts and a tan fabric roof for soft-top models. Four new exterior colours are on offer – Brilliant Black, Copper Red Mica, Meteor Grey Mica and Stormy Blue Mica – plus Venture Edition badges, too.

Prices for the MX-5 Venture Edition will start from £18,895 on the road for the 128bhp 1.8-litre soft-top with five-speed manual gearbox. The top-of-the-range Venture Edition Roaster Coupe with costs £22,295 and come with a powered folding roof.

All Venture Editions come with TomTom sat-nav, integrated Bluetooth and climate control air-con as standard.

“The availability of the enhanced Mazda2 Venture Edition, with its unique combination of advanced technology, sports styling, a premium interior and even greater added value, will attract new customers to our showrooms,” commented Peter Allibon, Sales Director, Mazda UK. “Also, fun-to-drive characteristics are at the very heart of our legendary and immensely popular Mazda MX-5 sports car.  That popularity will be enhanced by the three new Venture Edition vehicles, which are based on the 2013 upgraded MX-5 and come with additional features to make them even more distinctive as ‘stand-out’ sports cars that can be used every day of the year.”

Mazda is also offering special finance deals on its new Venture Edition vehicles until the end of March. Visit for more info.

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