Mazda MX5 Roadster Coupe Luggage Rack

Mazda Mx5 Roadster Coupe Luggage Rack :

Revo-Rack Black £229.95 / $319 / 265€

Revo-Rack PA £269.95 / $385 / 320€

Revo-Rack is a completely new type of Mazda MX5 Roadster Coupe Luggage Rack that eliminates the risk of paint damage, caused by steel clamps or straps on the fragile boot lid edge. The roof can be operated with the rack fitted.

With the Revo-Rack car boot rack no metal touches your MX5's boot lid only soft rubber vacuum cups these use the pressure of the atmosphere to secure the rack to your Mazda's boot or trunk. We manufacture the Revo-Rack ourselves and offer two finishes powder coated black or hand polished and anodised. Both racks are made from the same T5 aluminium and magnesium 25mm tube.

Revo-Rack has been independently tested by TUV Italy part of the global TUV testing and certification business. The rack went through speed, braking and force tests, to ISO 11154:2006 the international standard for car roof bars and the European Directive for general safety 2002/95/CE. Revo-Rack passed all these tests : It won't fly off.


Why a Revo-Rack Mazda MX5 Roadster Coupe Luggage Rack ?

  • No clamps on the fragile boot/deck lid edge.
  • No bolts
  • No drilling
  • No Straps across the boot/deck lid surface
  • No paint damage.
  • Roof operation is possible with rack fitted on the MX5 Roadster Coupe / PRHT model
  • Conceived, designed and engineered for the MX5/Miata
  • Revo-Racks load carrying capacity has been independently tested and certified at 20kg/45lbs
  • Not immediately obvious how to release the rack from the boot/trunk lid - Impossible to pull off, therefore theft is difficult.
  • If you do stop for a prolonged period and are concerned about your luggage we suggest you remove the rack and luggage and place it inside your car, a 30 second task.
  • Supplied with luggage straps and a storage bag.

The Rack Frame :

This MX5 coupe luggage rack is manufactured from 25mm/ 1" 6063-T5 tubing this is an aluminium and magnesium alloy ( it will never rust ) As a result the rack frame weighs only 1.672kg / 3.6lb  The cross bars are machine welded in place to ensure consistency, the rack is powder coated black. The rack measures 900x420mm  /  36"x17"

The Supports :

The rack is secured to your MX5 using three 120mm vacuum cups,  rated by the manufacturer as capable of holding an 18kg/40lb load each.

Vacuum cups employ the force of atmospheric pressure to grip a surface: When a vacuum exists between the cup and the surface on which it is attached, the weight of Earth's atmosphere holds the cup in place with incredible force. Unlike suction cups that produce a vacuum as they pull away from the surface, Revo-Racks vacuum cups use a hand-actuated pump to efficiently remove air from between the rubber pad and the attaching surface thus creating a much more reliable hold. Because the full face of the pad is brought into contact with the surface, distortion is reduced, allowing the cup to be used with very little risk of damage.

The Revo-Racks vacuum cup's pump feature a plunger with a red line, which serves as a vacuum indicator. Introduced in the1960's, this safety device is still recognized as one of the most reliable warning systems available. A few strokes of the plunger evacuate the vacuum pad, causing it to seal securely to the attaching surface. When the cup is attached completely, the plunger stops moving and the red line is hidden within the pump. A visible red line indicates if air has leaked back into the pad, making vacuum insufficient to use the cup. However, if the red line becomes visible while the cup is in use, a check valve allows the user to re pump the cup without losing the remaining vacuum.

Lifting on the release tab near the edge of the pad allows air to refill the evacuated space, so that the vacuum cup detaches completely. The racks sits 7.5cm / 3" off the boot/trunk lid

mazda mx5 roadster coupe luggage rack close

Soft rubber cannot chip scratch or mark paintwork

revo-rack luggage rack for mx5 miata tested

Revo-Rack has been independently tested by TUV Italy, they applied a 645N force a lifting force of around 65kg for 10 minutes to a Revo-Rack with a 25kg load on it and the rack stayed secure. If attached properly Revo-Rack is as secure if not more secure than a traditional clamp rack.

No 3M stickers to compensate for poor design


Mazda MX5 Roadster Coupe Luggage Rack in black fitted to burgandy mx5 roadster coupe

Mazda MX5 Roadster Coupe Luggage Rack, Revo-Rack Black. Roof can be operated with rack in place if fitted opposite way around to above, see video below.

MX5 Roadster Coupe Luggage Rack

Roof can be operated if rack fitted the other way around, please see video below.

bright blue miata nc phrt with a luggage rack fitted to it

No clamps on the fragile trunk lid edges

mazda mx5 mk3 boot rack in chrome fitted to a silver mx5 mk3

Revo-Racks can be fitted either way around.

mazda mx5 roadster coupe luggage rack revo rack with a boot-bag vacation fitted

The boot-bag vacation waterproof luggage bag fits the Revo-Rack perfectly ( its also manufactured by us )

mazda mx5 roadster coupe luggage rack details

Vacuum cup closed and secure ( moisten paintwork first )

third brake light for mazda miata nc shown on silver audi tt

Optional third brake light integrated into the luggage strap for the NC as any rack will obscure the light. Or purchase the spacer kit in the store this will raise the rack up 2.5cm so the light is still visible underneath.


Metal on paint ends one way...

Check out this review of the Revo-Rack on a customers blog.


Huge shoutout to the people across the pond at Revo-Rack. They didn’t pay me or anything to endorse them, but the rack is honestly the best possible solution for adding storage capacity to the world’s favorite roadster. It left no marks and I am sure it would work well on other vehicles too. At around $300 the rack seemed expensive at first, but it worked flawlessly and even kept all that camping gear rock steady into triple digit speeds at one point. Plus it’s something that I’ll continue to use in the future.


Full review of the revo-rack here









Dear Anthony,

We are back in Holland after a trip of nearly 5000 KMS through France and Spain....You can see how we packed.
As you can see I used straps for extra safety. The rack was doing very well only one time I had to pump one cup extra.



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Mathews Revo-Rack loaded up and ready to hit the road


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Jan's Revo-Rack fully loaded on his 2017 5000km road trip

Revo-Rack Mazda MX5 Roadster Coupe Luggage Rack ; Fitted in 90 seconds

Revo-Rack MX5 Roadster Coupe Luggage Rack ; Certified = Secure, Stable, Safe




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