Charl Bosch
Online Motoring Reporter
5 minute read
1 Mar 2021
10:07 am

Mazda’s Carbonfinger applied to CX-5

Charl Bosch

Special Edition replaces the Individual as the new range-topping 2.0-litre petrol model.

Polymetal Grey paint finish and black 19-inch alloy wheels works a treat

Aside for being notoriously brand loyal and seldom inclined to shift to another manufacturer regardless of how accomplished its product or products are, another trait South Africans have become known for in recent years is the love of limited or special edition vehicles. Despite there being no performance advantages, a willingness to pay more for the sake of being different from the mainstream has seen a gradual roll-out of more and more bespoke models based on an existing derivatives with mainly cosmetic and/or interior differences, which in recent months have included Ford bringing back the Ranger FX4 spun-off of the...