Photo: 2015 Mazda MX-5 release date, specs, price
Presentation of the new Mazda MX-5 4 generation
In Paris, in the autumn of 2014, debuted in the fourth generation of the legendary Roadster Mazda MX-5, included in the Guinness Book of records as the most popular 2-seat Roadster in the history of the global automotive industry. The novelty became more daring appearance, slightly reduced in size and received a more comfortable interior and new engines.
As promised, the Japanese automaker launched a new Roadster Mazda MX-5 / Miata for 4 generations, which took place simultaneously in Japan, USA and Europe. It was originally planned that the model will show in the spring at the April auto show in New York in 2014, but on the show, the Japanese demonstrated chassis only future innovations, and its world premiere was held in early October in Paris.
2015 Mazda MX-5 exterior
The exterior of the new Mazda MX-5 2015 performed in the current corporate style called “KODO – Soul of Motion”, however, characteristic for other models, the grille is made a little differently, and narrow head optics’ve got a completely different design. The original rear lights, consisting of two separate and differently-shaped sections attract attention.
New Mazda MX-5 look is more aggressive due to predatory visible front optics, revised bumper and “open mouth” grille. Meanwhile, elegant hump the front fenders and smooth lines of the body gives the Roadster a little more dynamic full-fledged sports car that will have the taste of connoisseurs MX-5.
The basis of the Roadster became the new rear-wheel drive chassis SKYACTIV, which reduce the weight of the vehicle, in comparison with the predecessor and over two hundred pounds. Now the standard model with fabric uppers weighs less than a ton. Reduction of weight has been slightly helped by reduced overall dimensions of the model.
The length of the new Mazda MX-5 2015 is 3 915 mm (- 105), the value of the wheelbase was reduced by 15 mm to 2 315mm, width added 10 mm to 1 730mm, and a height of 1 235 (- 20). The company notes that the new Roadster has the lowest center of gravity among all the previous MX-5, and the weight on the axes are distributed in the ideal ratio of 50:50.
2015 Mazda MX-5 release date
The output of the fourth generation of the Roadster Mazda MX-5 the world market is scheduled for July 2015, the first dealers will get versions with soft-top, a variant with a metal roof will present later. Pricing information yet not discovered.
Release date: summer 2015
Article about the 2015 Mazda MX-5 has been prepared on the basis of peer reviews and rumors from the Internet. The exact release date and the start of sales is unclear, but there is actual information.
2015 Mazda MX-5 interior
Double seated Mazda MX-5 cockpit is slightly moved to the stern and lower the landing, creating a feeling of being in a racing car. There is not more free space in the cabin, but in terms of ergonomics and comfort Roadster stepped far forward, so that future owners will be happy.
The interior is the combination of used solutions on the latest models of the manufacturer. In particular, the front panel is similar to the hatchback Mazda 2 II generation, and located on the center console screen multimedia system is also used on the Mazda 3 of the last generation.
2015 Mazda MX-5 engines
For the fourth generation Mazda MX-5, the Japanese had prepared two engines of the SkyActive-g lineup. Both are gasoline engines, equipped with direct fuel injection, have line layout with 16-valve timing and already used in other models of the Japanese manufacturer, but for the Mazda MX-5 had additional revision.
Mazda MX 2015 roadster is based on two gasoline engine SKYACTIV-G of 1.5 (131 HP and 150 Nm) and 2.0 (157 HP and 200 Nm) liters combined in a pair with a six-speed manual transmission. The automatic transmission is available as an option. The dynamic characteristics of the model are not specified. In future, the manufacturer does not exclude the appearance in the line “charged” modification of the Roadster.
The wheels of the front axle Roadster have ventilated disc brakes, rear wheels have simple disc brakes. Already in base version the Mazda MX-5 is equipped with ABS+EBD, BAS, ESP and ASR.
In the list of initial equipment Mazda MX-5 fourth generation Japanese included 17-inch alloy wheels, a “Start/Stop” system, xenon optics, LED rear lights, sports seats with height adjustment, leather steering wheel, cruise control, automatic climate control, 4 airbags, onboard computer, side mirrors and heated electric, heated seats, power Windows, multimedia system, Mazda Connect, immobilizer, Central locking and wind screen.
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