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1991 Mazda MX-5 Miata Special Edition

Serial Number: JM1NA3515M0231486
Production Date: March 1991
Current Mileage: 13,500

First Special Edition Miata Model - #3030 of 3,997
Among Car and Driver and Motor Trend's “Ten Best Cars” for 1991

Special Edition Features:

• British Racing Green Exterior Paint
• Leather Seating Surfaces
• Nardi Wood Shift Knob
• Wooden Handbrake Lever
• Power Steering
• Cruise Control
• Compact Disc Player
• Headrest Speakers
• Leather-Wrapped Steering Wheel
• Limited Slip Differential
• 14” Alloy Wheels
• Power Windows
• AM/FM ETR with Cassette and Anti-Theft Coding
• Stainless Steel Scuff Plates

Additional Features:

• AA – Air Conditioning
• KA – Custom Tan Floor Mats
• BT – Custom Tan Tonneau Cover
• FB – Wheel Locks

Optional Equipment:

• G5 – Detachable Hardtop
• C1 – Anti-Lock Brake System

For 1991, Mazda offered an extraordinary new MX-5, which “romanced by the British classics – a car that “churns up all sorts of memories of late, great roadsters. The only difference is that this one's a far better, more capable car.”” Motor Trend As expected, this new Miata caused quite an excitement when released, therefore demand was quite high. Dennis Herrle of Illinois purchased this particular Special Edition new through Diamond Mazda of Baton Rouge, Louisiana - which is documented by ALL original purchase paperwork, pre-delivery service, and correspondence with the dealership. Along with the Window Sticker, Illinois registration documents, Illinois temporary registration permit, Louisiana temp tag license plate and Diamond Mazda vanity license plate – which has NEVER been removed from the car (mounted under the state license plate). ALL follow up correspondence from Mazda, Diamond Mazda and the Mazda Special Edition Register to Mr. Herrle - regarding the special edition prestige and features, are filed in the car's accompanying dossiers. As well as the accompanying Miata: MX-5 book set by Jack K. Yamaguchi and Jonathan Thompson, in its original box, with unmounted Special Edition console plaque.

Original Items Included with JM1NA3515M0231486:

• Emergency (plastic) key
• Original keys
• All original books, cards and owner's manual in folio
• A plethora of original period Mazda and Miata dealer Accessory cards and catalogs
• 1991 Special Edition and Miata Dealer Brochures
• 1991 car magazine publications praising the vehicle
• Magazines and workshop manuals

Dennis Herrle would go on to own, cherish and preserve this exceptional MX-5 until it was passed to a resident of Houston, Texas in late 2018 – who would uphold the same care and consideration as Herrle. With just 13,500 miles on the odometer, the car retains ALL factory original body paint, upholstery, glass, trim, lenses, weather equipment and more! A definitive time-warp example in stock / unmodified form. ALL VIN matching decals are displayed on the interior and edges of the body panels, coupled with a pre-delivery inspection sticker on the windshield and radio alarm warnings on the quarter windows. The exterior displays glossy paint and rash-free wheels with 2018 dated Toyo tires. Both hard and soft tops appear like-new with clear rear windows. The cabin is pristine as one could expect with original carpeting and mats protected by supplemental rubber mats. Original radio and wood accents remain in place. All plastic is crack-free, while all electronics, power equipment, and air conditioning are in proper working order. A complementing Nardi wood-rimmed steering wheel (still in the box) and hub adapter (with airbag sensor override) accompany.

Additional Accompanying Equipment:

• Factory Floor Mat Protectors (in pouch)
• Hardtop Cover & Stand
• Matching Tan Boot Cover (with pouch)
• Matching Tan Full-Cab Tonneau Cover (with pouch)
• Car Cover
• Window Shade
• Unused Spare Tire (in cover)
• Jack, Tire Iron (in sleeve), & Emergency Equipment

The Miata SE drives exceptionally well thanks to regular upkeep and a Spring 2020 inspection and scheduled “major service” for continued use. The recent service included a timing belt and water pump kit, plug wires and ignition components, clutch slave cylinder, valve cover gasket, fluid flush and new filters. Our technicians and avid MX-5/Miata experts, noted a remarkable cleanliness inside the engine, as well as the car's retention of the vast majority of its auxiliary equipment. Factory original platings, coatings, tags, stamps and markings can be seen throughout the entirety of this very tidy vehicle.

Wonderfully original, extraordinarily complete, and with known limited ownership, we proudly offer the finest NA Miata that we have ever come across for worldwide purchase and delivery from our Houston, Texas showroom.
The above vehicle information is accurate to the best of our knowledge at the time it is posted to this website. It is provided 'as-is', without warranties as to its accuracy, whether expressed or implied, and is intended for informational purposes only. Corrections or additional information is always appreciated.

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This Vehicle is Being Sold "As-Is." No extended warranty available for this vehicle.

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We reserve the right to remove this listing at anytime should the vehicle no longer be available for sale. The following terms of sale apply to all of our listings.

Payment Terms:

All financial transactions must be completed prior to our release of any vehicle and its registration.

Payment Methods:

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Fees and Taxes:

Additional purchase fees for all retail buyers include: $50 Documentary Fee, $5 E-Tag fee, and Vehicle Inventory Tax of 0.2178% of the sale price (e.g. Sale Price - $10,000 @ 0.002178 = $21.78). All Texas Residents are also subject to a 6.25% Texas Sales Tax and state fees (LICENSE + REGISTRATION, and INSPECTION). Out of state buyers are responsible for all state, county, city taxes and fees, as well as title/registration fees in the state that the vehicle will be registered.


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