A glance at Mazda Miata MX5 2015-2016

The legendary, world bestselling roadster Mazda Miata MX-5, available in different variations for a quarter century, with the sales record rapidly approaching to a million – has changed, it`s also received SkyActiv powerplant technology from the Japanese company and a new design concept “KODO – Soul of motion”.

Release & prices

New Mazda Miata MX5 2016 was shown at the beginning of September in Japan, Europe and the USA, and the world presentation of a new Miata was held in Paris Auto Show, October 2, 2014. The vehicle`s hitting the market in fall, 2015. Recently the Japanese company released the price for the US market, it starts at $24915.

New Mazda Miata MX-5 2015

Mazda Miata MX5 2016

is a small (12.8 ft long, 3.94 ft high, and 5.58 ft wide) and smart roadster, with its design and technical features will remain a modern looking vehicle even in 50 years. New narrow piercing- gazing headlights with integrated turn signals successfully combined with triangular air-inlet of the front bumper, where eight points of headlights were placed with a black grille. It is quite an individual with its low, twin-backbone hood and original taillights consisting of a circular and horizontal elements, with a stoplight repeater at the top of the trunk lid. A pair of exhaust pipes placed in a small black diffuser under a high bumper of a rounded shape.

Driving New Mazda Miata MX5 2016

New rear-wheel drive chassis let the vehicle lose 220 lb, so that the total weight eventually became less than a tone. The special impermeable material of the roof allows to drive in any weather, and a low gravity center and ideal weight distribution between the axle trees (50:50), make you confident during hairpin bends.

Mazda Miata MX-5 2016

New Mazda Miata MX5 2016

is produced with one of two SkyActiv powerplants of 1.5 l and 2.0 l (the first one is 131 hps and a 150 Nm torque SkyActiv with a six-speed manual gearbox). Careful exterior and interior design of the 4-th generations, makes it the leader of its class. It has nothing to do with some toy-vehiles. This is a bullet, aimed to renew the success story of the most reasonable roadster.

New Mazda Miata 2015

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Find out all Mazda Miata specifications including all info about 1990 Miata engine (NA-series car) and all other Miatas and MX-5 Miata cars which was in production later. Including the brand-new 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata.

 

 

  • http://carsintrend.com/ carsintrend

    It is nice that Miata keeps the concept of compact agile sportscar

  • Kevin Sharkston

    Well, it seems to be more compact than NC-series. Visually, I mean