Mazda MX5 Luggage Rack

Mazda MX5  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 Luggage Rack that eliminates the risk of paint damage, caused by steel clamps or straps on the boot/trunk lid edge. It fits every MX5 made including the RF & Roadster coupe, the roof can be operated on both with the rack in place.

With the Revo-Rack no metal touches your MX5's boot lid or comes within 5cm of it. We utilise soft rubber vacuum cups these use the pressure of the atmosphere to secure the rack to your Mazda's boot or trunk. We have been manufacturing the Revo-Rack since late 2015 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, following Mazda's ethos of a light two seater convertible ; Why put a heavy 8kg stainless rack on your boot ?

Revo-Rack has been independently safety tested by TUV Italy. Along with braking and speed tests to a loaded rack they applied a 645N force. A lifting force of around 65kg/145lbs for 10 minutes to a Revo-Rack with a 25kg load on it the rack stayed secure and did not bend or deform. If attached properly Revo-Rack is as secure if not more secure than a traditional clamp rack. See the full test criteria here. It's certified to ISO 11154 the international standard for car roof bars and is the only luggage rack in the world certified to this level.

Why a Revo-Rack Mazda MX5 Luggage Rack ?

  • No clamps on the fragile boot/deck lid edge.
  • No bolts
  • No drilling
  • Genuine independent feedback from existing customers via Trustpilot read what they think.
  • No Straps across the boot/deck lid surface that with time leave indentations and compress paint
  • Safe to use with the aluminium boot lid on the MK4
  • Roof operation is possible with rack fitted on the NC Roadster / PRHT model & RF with the rack in place
  • Conceived, designed and engineered for the MX5's 2-5mm panel gaps where fitting a conventional rack on the boot edges will at some point cause damage
  • Revo-Racks load carrying capacity has been certified and tested by TUV Italy at 20kg/45lbs
  • Not immediately obvious how to release the rack from the boot/trunk lid - Impossible to pull off, therefore theft is difficult.
  • Supplied with luggage straps and a storage bag.
  • Tested to ISO 11154 : 2006.

The Rack Frame :

This Mazda MX5 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. Revo-Rack measures 900x420mm  /  36"x17"

The Supports :

The rack is secured to your MX5's boot 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 car distortion is reduced, allowing the cup to be used with very little risk of damage. Revo-Rack spreads the weight of the rack and cargo over 300cm2, unlike traditional racks that place the weight and pressure over a much much smaller area increasing the 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 grey 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. 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

Soft rubber cannot chip scratch or mark paintwork

mazda mx5 luggage rack revo rack 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.

convertible in silver with revo-rack luggage rack with silver suitcase on it and third brake light

Optional third brake light integrated into a luggage strap, required on the MK3/NC & RF/MK4 as any rack will obscure the third brake light. £9.95 / 12€ or purchase a spacer kit to raise the rack 2.5cm so the light can still be seen under the rack.

revo rack mx5 boot rack close up showing the weld details

Precision manufacture with care and attention to details

revo-rack mx5 luggage rack being tuv tested

Independently tested and evaluated by the global TUV testing group.

Please don't risk damaging your MX5 / Miata

black luggage rack fitted to a white mk1 mx5 with a hardtop fitted

Revo-Rack black on the iconic MK1 MX5

mazda miata mx5 rf luggage rack in black on drak grey mx5 rf

Revo-Racks fit all MX5 models and can fitted either way round - your call

mazda miata rf luggage rack roof in operation with revo rack luggage rack fitted

Roof can be operated on the RF

mazda mx5 mk1 in silver with a revo rack luggage rack in chrome fitted

Revo-Rack PA is hand polished then anodised for a deep lasting shine without the weight of stainless steel.

 

mazda mx5 mk4 in dark blue with revo-rack luggage rack fitted the rack is polished and shiny

Revo-Rack was designed in mid 2015 for the new MK4 but fits all MX5 models, hence its a perfect fit as big as we could make it.

revo rack stainless steel luggage rack fitted to a green mk2 mx5 with a cream hood

Lightweight and no fiddly clamps to chip and dent fragile boot lid edges.

revo rack black luggage rack fitted to a mk4 nd mx5 in white at mazda milton keynes

A modern design of boot rack for a modern sports car

mazda mx5 miata mk3 nc stainless steel luggage rack

Revo-Rack PA - Polished & Anodised has a deep luster that we think is better than chrome or stainless steel.

mx5 mk3 boot rack in black fitted to a silver mk3 mx5

No fiddly clamps bolts joints or brackets to tighten.

Mazda MX5 Roadster Coupe Luggage Rack in black on rd roadster coupe mk3 mx5

Fits the RC Roadster Coupe, roof can be operated if the rack is fitted the opposite way around - see video below.

mazda miata nb stainless steel luggage rack on silver nb miata

Lightweight aluminium frame, can carry 20kg/50lbs

 

 

We have just completed our second long road trip with the Revo-Rack on the MX-5. This time we did 3,800km, mostly at high freeway speeds, but also plenty of curvy roads, and the rack held fast in all the wind blast and lots of lateral forces. Top up or top down, there was never a worry with the rack and luggage.

We couldn’t be happier with our purchase.

Murray and Lindy
Melbourne, Australia

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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.

Jan
Holland

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Murray & Lindy's MX5 on their road trip with the Revo-Rack down under

 

 

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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 Luggage Rack ; Fitted in 30 seconds

 

Revo-Rack Mazda MX5 Luggage Rack ; Tested by TUV = Secure, Stable, Safe

 

 

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