Mazda Philippines joins the global celebration of the brand’s 100th year anniversary by introducing limited-edition models of the Mazda3 and the MX-5.
According to Mazda PH, only 15 examples for the Mazda3, and 24 for the Mazda MX-5, will be made available in the Philippines to mark the brand’s historic milestone.
The MX-5 looks sleek as always
The 100th-anniversary special edition models sport a Snowflake White Pearl finish with red seats and floor carpets. The said color scheme symbolizes the brand’s retro motif as well as its ‘Never Stop Challenging’ spirit.
“For 100 years now, Mazda has remained true to its promise of making cars that defy convention,” shares Mazda Philippines president and CEO, Steven Tan.
100th-anniversary logo on the seat headrests
“As we celebrate a century of manufacturing, design, and engineering expertise, we also would like to thank our customers by letting them commemorate this milestone with us. By making these 100th Anniversary Special Edition models available in the Philippines, Mazda acknowledges the passion of our loyal customers,” Tan added.
Mazda3 100th-anniversary model
To make the limited edition models even more unique, Mazda integrates a special 100th-anniversary logo on the seat headrests, the wheel center caps, and the key fobs of each commemorative model. On the other hand, Mazda 100th Anniversary badges embellish the fender wings and floor mats.
Interior of special edition Mazda3
Of note, only 700 units of the 100th-anniversary special edition Mazda models will be produced and sold globally. As such, the Philippines got allocation for 39 of these special edition models.
Special 100th Anniversary badge
The Mazda3 100th-anniversary edition is priced at Php 1,570,000 with an optional Mazdaspeed body kit for Php 75,000. On the other hand, the Mazda MX-5 100th-anniversary model comes with a retail price of Php 2,335,000 for the open-air Soft Top with automatic transmission.
It is also available as a Retractable Fastback with either a manual transmission for Php 2,390,000 or an automatic transmission for Php 2,480,000.
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Know more about Mazda MX-5
The fourth-generation Mazda MX-5 is recognized as the best-selling 2-seater sports car in history by the Guinness World Records. It returned to the Philippine Market, acquiring a sleeker yet more aggressive compact body that reflects the brand's KODO - Soul of Motion design philosophy. The sports car's development was stimulated by the motto "innovate to preserve," and now adapts the SKYACTIV technology that enables pure driving that a lightweight sports car provides. Moreover, the Mazda MX-5 comes with a spacious cabin as well as utilizes richer materials. Up to now, the Mazda MX-5 is the most compact crossover among all generations of the car, consequently removing 100 kilograms of weight through embracing a body made of aluminum. It also features standard equipment such as Human Machine Interface (HMI) with a 7-inch touchscreen LCD monitor CD/MP3. The automatic variant is equipped with leather seats with color options of either tan or black while the manual provides a fabric seating. Also, it has a SKYACTIV-G 2.0-liter in-line four engine matched to a SKYACTIV-DRIVE 6-speed automatic or manual transmission. It generates 184 hp and torque power of 205 Nm. To celebrate its 30 years of production, the brand introduced its convertible version with a metal folding room and offers a single color only - racing orange.