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Latest of a long line of special editions in the Mazda MX-5 line is the RF Sport Black, on sale at the end of May.

Applied only to folding hard-top versions of the sports car and with the  2.0-litre 160hp engine, a total of 300 RF Sport Black models will be available to UK buyers.

It comes as standard in the Eternal Blue Mica exterior colour, with a black rear spoiler and door mirrors and gunmetal alloy wheels.

Inside the cabin, bespoke scuff plates, floor mats and badging are added.

Equipment on the RF Sport Black is based on the SE-L Nav grade, the special edition gaining standard leather seats, rain-sensing front wipers, rear parking sensors and automatic headlights. A limited-slip differential is also standard.

RF Sport Black variants of the MX-5 will be available from 28th May at prices starting from £25,695. In showrooms, they will sit alongside the Z-Sport version of the MX-5 roadster that was launched on 1st March. This features a deep cherry red fabric hood, 17-inch black BBS wheels, and Machine Grey Metallic paint supplied at no extra cost.

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Andrew Charman
Andrew Charman
Andrew is a road test editor for The Car Expert. He is a member of the Guild of Motoring Writers, and has been testing and writing about new cars for more than 20 years. Today he is well known to senior personnel at the major car manufacturers and attends many new model launches each year.