New Mazda MX-5 Full ReviewSeptember 29, 2014
The new Mazda MX-5 promises a ‘back-to-basics’ lightweight and efficient driving experience.
The all-new Mazda MX-5 comes with SKYACTIV technology, including specially tuned SKYACTIV-G petrol engines and the first rear-wheel drive version of the SKYACTIV-Chassis. It also weighs 100kg less than the outgoing model and has the lowest-ever centre of gravity.
The weight reduction also puts the new model at a level comparable to the original model, which revived and revolutionised the market for affordable lightweight sports cars when launched back in 1989. More than 947,000 have been produced over the past 25 years, and the MX-5 holds the Guinness World Record as the all-time best-selling two-seater sports car.
The all-new Mazda MX-5 will make its European auto show debut at the 2014 Paris Motor Show. It will go on sale in Europe in 2015.
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