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Mazda MX-5 RF, this is how works its retractable hardtop (with video)

Mazda MX-5 RF

Maxda MX-5 RF It was presented during the last New York show as a new option within the fourth generation of the Miata. If until now only had a version with canopy of canvas, this ‘ Retractable Fastback’ came with his ceiling hard retractable. It was not the only change, but it it also premiered a targa style silhouette, nothing like the previous generation, hiding the roof completely.

The fact is that this system it also feels good to the Mazda MX-5 and represents a novel aspect to the model. For those who interested in this two-seater hard roof we show the operation of the system detailed in video. Will suffice with press a button for carry to out this maneuver and the only requirement is that is do to a speed of up to 10 km / h. Thus passes of coupé to convertible in a few seconds.

The action begins after pressing the button located below the HVAC controls. The ceiling begins to fold while the rear section of the Mazda MX-5 RF-rising leaving a free space. It will be right there where you will stop the ceiling, as folded into two parts leaving the sunlight to reach the cockpit. For this maneuver only takes 12 seconds. The brand still has not acted on if there is weight gain.

What it is clear is that the Mazda MX-5 RF will have the same range of engines that the version with canopy of canvas. This means that you can choose between two gasoline Skyactiv-G four-cylinder, the 1.5 litre with 131 HP and 2 litres with 160 HP. Also you can choose between a box of changes manual and a transmission automatic. Still not know the price that will have, although safe that the of roof hard exceed to the of the hood.

Source-Mazda

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