Mazda recently made car fans the surprise launch Targa hardtop version of the MX-5 Miata named legendary MX-5 RF 2017. Speaking as a surprise because since the first launch in 1989, the MX-5 always faithful to traditional roof structure rather use Targa convertible type. Anatomy of MX-5 convertible similar RF Porsche 911 Targa with opening up the cap, then the roof will be closed placed underneath on the front windshield.
Targa convertible type MX-5 makes a pretty unique style, while it gives the car an open feeling a bit nostalgic by the rear hood lid forms a prominent part not perfectly flat like a soft roof. In addition, when the top, the convertible style also helps the overall Targa car looks firmer, more uniform. Mazda says the MX-5’s hood RF can operate at the highest speed is 10 km / h and the open / close in 12 seconds.
Regarding design, RF 2017 MX-5 is almost no any differences compared to the standard MX-5 hardtop outside. Compact design language KODO design with eye-catching lines is what we see on the MX-5 RF. One of the most impressive on the MX-5 which is the ratio of weight distribution is 50:50 front after, the perfect ratio without many sports cars in the world can be.