2012 Mazda MX-5 GT Miata GT Concept review and pictures

Posted on Wednesday, 27 June 2012 , 07:06:46 byEmil

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Mazda MX-5 GT Miata GT Concept

Carmaker Mazda will present a model at the Goodwood Festival of Speed like a lot of other automakers. This time we will have the honor to see their new achievement, the Mazda MX-5 GT Concept. The new model was inspired by the MX-5 GT race programme. Mazda chose this event to present the concept to test the reaction of the customers to a sigh performance version of the iconic supercar. Under the hood it hides a 2.0-liter Mazda petrol engine capable of developing 205 BHP. All the output is then being transferred to the wheels through a manual transmission offered as standard. To improve the handling as well, the specialists have upgraded the suspensions and so now, the model is ready for different track conditions, aerodynamic assistance.

To obtain all these, the engineers provide a carbon front splitter, boot spoiler and also a rear diffuser. On the inside, Mazda specialists offered Recaro seats to enhance the driver stability. This is not really all. To reduce the weight, the interior features different carbon enhancements. Now, the ones interested in using in on the track, the engineers provide road slicks and roll hoops situated behind the seat. The carmaker also included the MX-5 in the Goodwood hillclimb. The model is capable of accelerating from 0 to 60 mph in 3.0 seconds and to reach a top speed of 160 mph. The competition will face a lot of contestants, but Mazda managed to develop a new Concept that remains true to its roots of affordable motoring being focused on the driving experience. More information will be available soon, this weekend to be more precise. All we have to do know is wait for a few days and see what will happen with the new model, what do customers think of it.