As promised, September 3, 2014, the Japanese automaker made a presentation of the new Mazda MX-5 roadster/Miata 4th generation, which was held simultaneously in Japan, US and Europe. It was originally planned that the model will show in the spring at the April Auto Show in New York 2014, but that show the Japanese showed only the chassis for future innovations and its world premiere was held in early October in Paris.
The exterior of the new Mazda MX-5 2016 made this corporate style called “KODO – Soul of Motion”, however, is characteristic of other models grille is made a little differently, and narrow head optics gained a completely different design. Emphasis is placed on original rear lights, consisting of two separate and different shaped sections. Now, the basic version with textile uppers weighs less than a ton.
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Contributed to the reduction in weight and slightly trimmed the dimensions of the model. The length of the new Mazda MX-5 2016 is 3915 mm (- 105), the magnitude of the wheelbase was reduced to 15 mm – up to 2315, added 10 mm width – up to 1730, and the height is equal to 1235 (- 20). The company notes that the new roadster is the low center of gravity among all the previous MX-5, and the weight is distributed in the axes of ideal 50:50.
The machine is available as an option. The dynamic characteristics of the model are not specified. In the future, the manufacturer does not preclude the emergence in the line of “charged” modification of the roadster. Production of the vehicle started in March of 2015 – the first batch intended for the domestic market, while European customers will be able to buy a new Mazda MX-5 in the autumn. Information on prices, as well as on the plans concerning the supply of the roadster in Ros yet.