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Mazda MX5 Turbo 1.8 MK1 for Sale

1995 UK car in BRG with Tan interior and Tan Vinyl top.

The car is located in Narborough, South Leicestershire. 

Spec is as follows (cost in brackets):

Rear sills replaced by MX5 Motors in 2016 – (£1,000)
Lotus Elise seat conversion
Mazdaspeed front Cross Brace
G19 Turbo installation with TD04 Turbo on G19 Manifold (£1,900)
MegaSquirt 2 PMP ECU with the serial cable run into the glove locker (£450)
RX8 Yellow Injectors which were flow tested by Blink Motorsport before installation (£150)
Momo Steering Wheel
MX5 Parts de-cat exhaust system
HSD Monopro adjustable shock absorbers and springs as supplied by HSD -   replaced less than 2 years ago (£795)
TR Lane Roll Bar
Large Alloy Radiator to remove any cooling issues
Vented front discs with EBC Yellowstuff pads all round
Metallic Grey alloys – not sure of the make but I’ve been told they are quite expensive!
Kumho HS51’s all in good condition
Stage 3 Clutch kit imported from the US…fitted with turbo (£400)
Sony CD / MP3 Player with USB support – not the one shown in pic!
Speakers have also been replaced (£40)
MOT due 25 May 2018
UK car so no LSD fitted! Also no Power Steering or Electric Windows - I've seen this as a positive as it's less to go wrong!

Things to be aware of:

The front brake pipes (braided) will need to be replaced sometime as these have gone hard and are rubbing on the wheel under full lock (MOT Advisory last year)

The car would benefit from a rolling road tune, it runs fine when hot, although the idle speed is quite high. From cold it takes a few turns to start – normal with an MS ECU

The online MOT history shows a mileage discrepancy in 2006, this was well before my ownership and I have no information on this. The current mileage is around 99,000 miles. 

The front splitter is an aftermarket fibreglass one and has quite a few splits from grounding on our drive. I have a rubber splitter which can be purchased at additional cost (£60) with the car.

Rear Carbon effect wheel arches had to be removed when the sills were done, the front ones are glued on and I didn’t want to risk damage to the car when removing them. 

Why am I selling?

This has been a fantastic, fun car to own but I’ve decided to do more touring and need something a bit more comfortable so I’ve gone for a MK2. This car has had over £4,500 of work and parts since I’ve owned it and is a fantastic base to work from. 

I am looking for £3,600 ono

If you would like to view the car or get more information please PM me on the MX5 Owners Club Web Site or via ebay Messaging. You can also email me directly at