Mazda MX-5 Icon around Iceland: live blog

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Mazda MX-5 Icon in Iceland: live blog Jim Holder’s embarking on an Icelandic road trip inside latest special edition Mazda MX-5 – the Icon. There’ll be live updates here through the day

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So here’s the plan: over the next 36 hours I’m going to spend about 20 of them in a Mazda MX-5 Icon, the latest special edition of the sports car, as well as first to be applied to the lesser powered 1.5-litre engined variant.

The point can be to get a close look at This specific fourth iteration of the Icon special edition – think jazzy looks as well as an extra kit list for a moderate cost rise – as well as to reappraise the MX-5 through prolonged exposure against one of the entire world’s most spectacular backdrops.

0730 – Reykjavik

I’m writing This specific outside the hotel in Reykjavik, a city of which’s home to half of Iceland’s 320,000 or so population. Early inside morning of which feels like a sleepy British village, shops shut as well as silent although for our bustling about as we get ready to set off.

through here, we’re heading north to Borgarbyygo, then Skagfjorour, Akureyri as well as then an overnight halt in Egilsstaoir. I mention these place names not inside expectation of which you’ll know them, although to challenge you to try as well as say them out loud. If I start practicing currently, I might have perfected each of them by the time I return on Thursday night.

which has a strictly controlled 90kph speed limit of which’s enforced by the threat of on-the-spot 0 euro fines, of which’s a 400-mile journey of which might take more than eight hours if we drove non-stop. I’m assured the scenery means we will stop, as well as of which will take nearer 12. of which’s one way to get to know a car.

Read our full review of the Mazda MX-5 here

Keep track of Jim’s progress throughout the day, as the road trip continues.

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