Mazda MX-5 will be lighter than its predecessor


Mazda has begun to develop MX-5 new generation roadster, as reported by Autocar. According to this media source, the car will be released no sooner than in 2021. The fifth generation of the roadster will receive a body of carbon fiber, which significantly reduces the weight of the vehicle. At the same time the dimensions of the new product will not be different from its predecessor.

The roadster will presumably get a smaller engine. It is expected to be a gasoline one with three cylinders. At the moment, the smallest unit in the power plant line of Mazda MX-5 is a 1.5-liter engine with 129 horsepower.

A short while ago Mazda has introduced a new version of the MX-5 roadster. The car has received the «RF» prefix to its name and is equipped with a hard convertible top. In addition, the new product has a distinctive exterior colors called Machine Grey.


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