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The Journey is the Reward

Eunos Evolution

Note this was stolen from the Eastern Regions Web site and all credit has to go to them for the following list.

 

1983

 
November Start of investigation into Light Weight Sportscar.Project start date
   
1986  
February  Project direction changes to focus on mass production sports car
   
1987  
April With the help of Mazda in the US, consumer investigations begin
September Design is finalised within Mazda
   
1989

February Miata launched at Chicago motor show
September NA6CE (1600cc Roadster) on sale (Normal model, Special Package).
Both have a 1.6 litre engine.
Launch price 170 thousand Yen.

  • 1600cc DOHC 16-valve engine
     
  • 118bhp/6500rpm
     
  • 101lbft/5500rpm
     
  • 5 speed manual transmission
     
  • 4 wheel double wishbone suspension
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    1990  
    March Automatic added to range
    July "V-Special" launched to commemorate first year of production. New body colour is "Neo Green", with tan leather seats, and a wooden Nardi steering wheel and gear knob

  • Body colour: Neo green
     
  • Interior colour: Tan
     
  • Leather seats
     
  • Nardi wooden steering wheel and shift knob
     
  • CD / cassette / radio
     
  • Stainless steel scuff plates
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    1991

     

    July Special limited car "J-Limited" launched, in yellow - (800 produced)
  • Base car: Special package
     
  • Body colour: Sunburst Yellow
     
  • Nardi wooden steering wheel and shift knob
     
  • Wooden handbrake lever
     
  • Stainless steel scuff plates
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    1991  
    August

    Black version of the "V special" is launched

     
       
    December Limited edition "M2 1001" version is launched (300 produced), developed by the M2 division of Mazda

  • 1597cc
     
  • 130ps/6500rpm
     
  • 15.1kg-m/5500rpm
     
  • Body colour: Dark blue
     
  • Aluminium roll bar
     
  • Aluminium door mirrors and fuel filler cap
     
  • Redesigned instrument binnacle and centre console
     
  • Aluminium shift knob / window winders / interior door handles / pedals / foot rest
     
  • Bucket seats
     
  • Mechanical LSD
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    1992  
    July

    "S-Special" version launched, with Bilstein dampers, BBS alloy wheels, Nardi leather steering wheel and shift knob, and rear spoiler

  • Bilstein dampers
     
  • BBS alloy wheels
     
  • Front shock tower brace
     
  • Nardi wooden steering wheel and shift knob
     
  • Stainless steel scuff plates and speaker trims
     
  • Rear spoiler
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    November "M2 1002" launched (100 units), with upgraded interior trim
  • 1597cc
     

  • Body color: Dark blue
     

  • Interior color: White
     

  • Leather seats
     

  • Aluminium door mirrors
     

  • Redesigned instrument binnacle
     

  • Redesigned centre console
     

  • MOMO leather steering wheel
     

  • Wooden shift knob and handbrake lever
     

  • Aluminium window winders / Interior door handles / door pulls

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    December "S-Limited" launched, based on the S-Special (1000 produced) - combines a black exterior with red leather interior

  • Base car: S Special
     
  • Body color: Brilliant Black
     
  • Interior colour: Red
     
  • Leather seats
     
  • Nardi steering wheel and gear lever
     
  • BBS alloy wheels (gold)
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    1992

    July NA8CE (1800cc Roadster) launched, with the following versions: (Normal version, "S-Special" and "V-Special").
    Additionally, "V-Special II", with a tan hood and polished alloy wheels was launched.

     

  • Polished alloy wheels
     
  • Chrome plated door mirrors
     
  • Soft top colour: Tan
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    December "J-Limited II" launched, in yellow with black windscreen surround (800 produced)

  • Base car: Special Package
     
  • Body colour: Sunburst Yellow
     
  • Bucket seats with separate headrests
     
  • CD / cassette / radio
     
  • Pirelli P700-Z tire
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    1994  
    February Limited edition "M2 1028" by M2 launched (300 produced)

  • 1839cc
     
  • 138bhp/6500rpm
     
  • 123lbft/5000rpm
     
  • Uprated suspension and tyres
     
  • Aluminium roll cage
     
  • Aluminium boot lid
     
  • Lightweight hardtop
     
  • Aluminium door mirrors
     
  • MOMO steering wheel
     
  • Lightweight bucket seats
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    July Based on the S-Special, the "RS-Limited" is launched, with 15" BBS alloy wheels, Recaro seats, in a special deep blue/green body (500 produced)

  • Base car: S-Special
     
  • Body colour: Deep blue/green
     
  • Lower ratio final drive (4.300:1)
     
  • Lightweight flywheel
     
  • Bridgestone RE010 50 tires
     
  • BBS 15 inch alloy wheels
     
  • Recaro full bucket seats
     
  • Nardi steering wheel
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    December The "G-Limited" is launched, with cobalt blue body colour and hood (1500 produced). White versions of the "V-Special" and "S-Special" are also added to the range.

  • Body colour: Satellite blue mica
     
  • Soft top colour: Dark blue
     
  • Adjustable bucket seats
     
  • MOMO steering wheel
     
  • Stereo with door-mounted tweeters
     
  • Alloy wheels
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    1995

    February "R-Limited" is announced, based on the S-Special, with blue body and red hood and interior, plus a lower final drive and 15" alloy wheels (1000 produced)

  • Base car: S-Special
     
  • Body colour: Satellite blue mica
     
  • Interior colour: Red
     
  • Leather seats
     
  • Nardi wooden steering wheel and shift knob
     
  • Wooden handbrake lever
     
  • Lower ratio final drive (4.300:1)
     
  • Lightweight flywheel
     
  • Bridgestone RE010 50 tires
     
  • BBS 15 inch aluminium wheels
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    August Series II 1800 introduced, with several small changes, including a lightweight flywheel to improve responsiveness
    (Normal version, "S-Special I", "S-Special II", "V-Special" and "V-Special II")

  • 1800cc DOHC 16-valve engine
     
  • 128bhp/6500rpm
     
  • 116lbft/4500rpm
     
  • 16-bit ECU
     
  • Lightweight flywheel
     
  • Final drive ratio 4.300:1 (5=speed manual transmission model)

    * Cars based on this model:
    M package car
    Special package car

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  • Bridgestone RE010 50 tires
     
  • BBS 15 inch alloy wheels
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    December "VR-Limited" announced, based on the S-Special. There are two versions - "Combination A" (700 units), in maroon with tan hood, and "Combination B" (800 units) Mica green with green hood

    Combination A

  • Base car: S-Special typeKuroiti
     
  • Body colour: Maroon
     
  • Soft top colour: Tan
     
  • Interior colour: Cream
     
  • Leather seats
     
  • Aluminium shift knob / handbrake lever / gear-lever surround
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    Combination B

     

  • Base car: S-Special typeKuroiti
     
  • Body colour: Green mica
     
  • Soft top colour: Dark green
     
  • Interior colour: Black
     
  • Leather seats
     
  • Aluminium shift knob / handbrake lever / gear-lever surround
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    1996  
    December Cobalt blue "B2-Limited" launched, with chromed alloy wheels and door mirrors (1000 produced). The "R2-Limited" (500 units) is also announced, finished in white with 15" alloy wheels and red leather interior.
    The driver's side SRS air bag system is made standard in all cars (previously an optional extra).

  • Base car: M package car
     
  • Body colour: Twilight blue mica
     
  • Soft top colour: Dark blue
     
  • Polished alloy wheels
     
  • Chrome plated door mirrors
     
  • Moquette bucket seats
     
  • Chrome plated instrument rings
     
  • CD / cassette / radio
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  • Base car: S-Special typeKuroiti
     
  • Body colour: White
     
  • Interior colour: Red and black
     
  • Leather seats
     
  • Aluminium shift knob / handbrake lever / gear-lever surround
     
  • Chrome-plated instrument rings
     
  • Bridgestone RE010 50 tires
     
  • 15 inch alloy wheels
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    1996  
    August The "SR-Limited", in green with part leather bucket seat, is launched. It has a Torsen LSD (700 produced)

    Sparkle Green Metallic, Chaste White. Based on the M package, Limited slip diff, Polished wheels, black leather seats with light grey nubuck inserts.Momo airbagged steering wheel. 700 produced .

    Optional extras - Air conditioning, Hardtop, Limited slip diff, CD player, chrome door mirrors, polished treadplates, fog lamps, Auto