2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata Release Date, Price, Sport – Whereas the previous generation of the Mazda Miata used to have a dedicated platform, Mazda now considers it needless. This is the main reason why the brand new 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata is going to come in a new and unique platform.
The new platform will also be shared with both the Alfa Spyder and Abarth Spyder. This might be interpreted by critics to be a bad thing but it isn’t, rather it is going to be the exact inverse.
The new 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata will feature a modular platform that will have improved materials and will allow it weigh less and be rigid for the purposes of making the car have better handling and performance.
2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata interior
The interior of the new 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata will receive minimal changes over the previous model despite featuring a new platform. However, buyers should expect some few improved specs and modifications.
There will be basic equipment such as a basic mp3 player and air conditioning. The seats will have lateral support and comfort thanks to the top quality seat upholstery that will be used. The instrument cluster will be driver oriented in order to make it easier for the driver to use the controls and to drive at the same time.
2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata exterior
The exterior of the 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata on the other hand will change considerably in comparison to the interior. The overall shape will resemble the outgoing model in many aspects but the new Mazda will come with a variety of colours.
In spite of this, it will also some changes such as, the anterior end will have slimmer headlamps that include LED and optional Xenon lights. The grille will be larger just as the current models.
At the posterior end, buyers should expect a dual exhaust system and LED taillights that will be similar the previous version of the MX5 Miata. Rumours also allege to a possible availability of a hard top version.
2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata engine
Under the hood of the new 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata is a fresh twist of engine swaps. Mazda has made a replacement of the turbocharged 1.4L with a SkyActive unit that will equip the Abarth model.
It will be able to generate 200 hp and 180 pounds of torque with the only available transmission being the 6-speed manual that is going to be really impressive. The engine will enable the car achieve an acceleration of 0-60 mph in seven seconds.
The car will come with a lighter chassis that will weigh less than 2200 lbs. That will make the car fuel efficient and fast.
2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata price and release date
Similar to the current car, the new 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata will come as a RWD which means it will be great for driving around. Launching of the new car is expected to be done around the end of next year. Expect a base MSRP price of $20,000 which will make it pricier than the current model.
Mazda has also made 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata launch edition which will be limited to only a thousand units so you better hurry!! Additionally, the 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata production already kicked off two months ago with three available trim levels-Club, Sport and Grand Touring.