A roadster that will indulge you in every bit of fun, and this latest edition of the 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata does not qualify as either an exotic car or a super car but hangs in the middle as a halo car. This car definitely defines the Mazda’s concept of being a roadster filled with loads of fun. An ultra-compact design two even more compact seat may as well take the convertible segment of the automobile market by storm. It is being reported that this 2016 Miata will become smaller and lighter than its predecessor, which will definitely come as a rewarding experience to its owner.
On the Brighter Side: Fun to drive convertible, should come at a reasonable and affordable pricing range, improvements in chassis, engine and power train will be considerably better.
On the Less Bright Side: Exterior designing will be featuring much more polarizing, price may face unnecessary hiking due to technology improvements.
The 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata enters the fourth generation of its production in 2016 model. This car can be used for all purposes, be it a highway long drive, daily commuter or on a track day.
2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata Exterior and Interior Redesign
It has been redesigned from grounds up which leaves little space for complaint. A lighter and smaller chassis and body will obviously improve its fuel consumption figure, which will come as an additional bonus to the already fuel efficient SKYACTIVE engine technology. Also, the engine has a central position which divides its weight equally on 50 / 50 ratio on the front and rear. This will be helpful in making the 2016 MX-5 Miata attain balance on its body, which is further assisted by a reduction in height by as much as half inches.
The rear suspension has received a revised design and chassis that has been made stiffer, which will improve handling. Reduction in curb weight will also add to the sharpness of handling. This reduction in mass has been achieved by making use of light-weighing materials like aluminium panels. The retractable top has also been made lighter. All this cuts down weight by 220 pounds.
The body design of the MX-5 Miata is sharp with lines and curves running all over it. It has also become a lot muscular.
The seats see a slight rearward movement. The cabin has become very compact and the two seats are very comfortable and have been placed lower inside the cabin in order to make it feel sportier. The steering wheel has a slightly smaller radius and the tachometer is placed centrally, just behind it. Upholstery has been carved from premium materials and compact buttons for controlling various functions of the car has been crafted in the design.
2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata Engine Specs
2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata will be powered by a 2.0 liter engine with SKYACTIVE-G technology. This latest unit will be capable of delivering a sport 155 brake horsepower as well as 148 pound feet of torque. A six speed manual gearbox with an optional automatic choice will be mated with this engine.
2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata Release Date and Price
2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata will hit the markets by late summer of 2016 and its sticker will have a price tag starting from $25,000.