Mazda MX-5 Spyder and Speedster, Two cool concept cars at SEMA

Mazda MX-5 Spyder and Speedster, Two cool concept cars at SEMA

Las Vegas (USA), November 3, 2015

What can be done from the freshly launched cult roadster MX-5, Mazda shows at the SEMA show (3 to 6 November 2015) in Las Vegas. Two extreme concept cars demonstrate how to drive lightweight to the extreme – in favor of more fun when driving. In the development of the two studies Mazda collaborated with various tuning specialists, which is certainly their own ideas with the MX-5 will soon implement.

Mazda MX-5 Spyder and Speedster, Two cool concept cars at SEMA

MX-5 Spyder with halter top

The Spyder is the more comfortable version of the two, because it has both a front window (because of the flies on a summer evening has its advantages) as well as a lightweight fabric roof. This protects the noble all-leather appointments, at least from the worst effects of the weather.

Coilovers and Brembo brakes

The body is painted in Mercury Silver and fitted with an aerodynamic kit made ​​of carbon. Lightweight 17-inch model and size 225 tires make contact with the asphalt.A particularly dynamic road holding an adjustable coilover suspension to worry. When stopping to help at the front axle, a Brembo system with four-piston calipers and vented discs. How does the power of the 160 hp two-liter Otto affects the driving values, Mazda does not reveal, unfortunately. However, the sprint time is likely to be respectable, finally, the four-cylinder has to move from just 1043 kg weight – these are 32 kilos less than the comparable production model. That, incidentally, takes 7.3 seconds to pace the 100th

Mazda MX-5 Spyder and Speedster, Two cool concept cars at SEMA

Mazda MX-5 Spyder and Speedster, Two cool concept cars at SEMA

MX-5 Speedster: Only 943 kg

Correct the knife had the MX-5 to be molded to the Speedster. With him get the word “purism” a new meaning – there are not even namely a windshield, but only a small wind deflector. This promises a driving experience that is hardly more than a hairstyle intact. The doors and covered with Alcantara seat shells are made ​​of carbon, the 16-inch model made ​​of ultra light materials. Together, these measures give a total weight of only 943 kg.

Mazda MX-5 Spyder and Speedster, Two cool concept cars at SEMA

30 millimeters

to the Blue-ether-colored Speedster also a KW coilover suspension was missed, which lowers the body by about 30 millimeters. And during braking also has a Brembo system with four assists front calipers. Whether one or both of the bearing Mazda MX-5 probably hangs in a small series? That probably depends on the reactions of the audience at the show.

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