Mazda Roadster (known as the MX-5 abroad) gets its own black-accented Japanese-market special edition.

Mazda has launched the Special Edition Black Tuned Roadster for the Japanese domestic market (JDM).

Sold as the MX-5 elsewhere, this special edition Roadster is based on the JDM RS RHT and VS RHT model grades. Distiguishing features include the Brilliant Black of the folding hard-top roof and the side mirrors, the Gun Metallic 17-inch alloy wheels as well as a unique interior contrasting black leather with sand-colored stitching.

The Special Edition Black Tuned Roadster will be available only in three body colors - Spirited Green Metallic (pictured here), Velocity Red Mica and Crystal White Pearl Mica.

The cars comes with a 2.0 liter DOHC engine and a six-speed manual as standard. A six-speed automatic is optional.

See the press release below for full equipment details.

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