Mazda MX-5 receives “Red Dot: Best of the Best” award

Mazda MX-5 receives “Red Dot: Best of the Best” award

Mazda accepted the “Red Dot: Best of the Best” prize for the all-new Mazda MX-5  on 29 June at a gala ceremony in front of some 1,200 guests at the Aalto Theatre in Essen, Germany. The “Best of the Best” prize goes to exceptionally ground-breaking designs across many industries; only 1.6% of all submissions received the distinction during this year’s Red Dot Award: Product Design competition. “The MX-5 has always been about creating smiles, and design is a key part of its success,” says Kevin Rice, Mazda Europe’s design director, who accepted the Red Dot trophy together with Vice President Communications Wojciech Halarewicz. “Balancing tradition and progress, the new model was an exercise in knowing what to change and what not to. And I believe every inch of this car radiates life, movement and the promise of fun behind the wheel.” With its aggressive…

All-new Mazda MX-5 named Roadster of the Year at the Auto Express New Car Awards 2015

All-new Mazda MX-5 named Roadster of the Year at the Auto Express New Car Awards 2015

• Mazda’s eagerly anticipated sports car takes the Auto Express Roadster of the Year award. • The all-new Mazda CX-3 commended in the Best Crossover category. • The all-new Mazda2 commended in the Best Supermini category. • Priced from £18,495 to £23,295 on-the-road, the all-new Mazda MX-5 is on sale from 28th August • Five level grade structure – SE, SE-L, SE-L Nav, Sport and Sport Nav. • Two SKYACTIV-G petrol engines – 1.5-litre 131ps and 2.0-litre 160ps The all-new Mazda MX-5 has been named Roadster of the Year by Britain’s biggest selling weekly car magazine Auto Express. In addition, both the all-new Mazda2 and all-new Mazda CX-3 received commendations from Auto Express in their annual New Car Awards. After accepting the Award from Auto Express Editor- in-Chief Steve Fowler, Mazda Motors UK Managing Director, Jeremy Thomson commented “The MX-5 is a brand icon…