Is Mazda giving a 2019 MX-5 Miata some-more horsepower?

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2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata

2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata

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The Miata is a pleasant appurtenance that is the print child of a slow-car-fast mindset. Every automobile fan loves it, though a satisfactory fortuitous of a car’s fans also determine that it wouldn’t harm to have a bit some-more horsepower. It appears that a Japanese automaker is listening since a 2019 MX-5 Miata might get a bit some-more extract underneath a hood.

Automakers have to record papers with a series of regulatory bodies before a automobile comes to market. Hidden in a VIN request filed with NHTSA is a territory that shows a 2019 Mazda MX-5 will be sole with a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder creation 181 horsepower instead 155 horsepower we’re used to. That’s a heck of a energy jump, 17 percent in fact.

Right now, a MX-5 comes versed with a SkyActiv-G inline 4-cylinder engine that produces 155 horsepower and launches this lightweight automobile to 60 mph in about 6.0 seconds. It’s utterly an beguiling pushing knowledge for so small power. Pushing a outlay adult to 181 horsepower, however, would unequivocally flog things adult a notch.

How Mazda skeleton to make that additional energy is unknown. It expected wouldn’t arrive from a elementary tuning change. It might embody camshafts and a new intake manifold. Mazda has pronounced it doesn’t devise to turbocharge this engine. 

The horsepower strike is a confidant devise though one that could compensate off. We already adore a Miata with 155 horsepower. We’re prepared to tumble in adore again, and some-more deeply, when it comes make-up 181 horses.

And afterwards we’ll eventually protest that it doesn’t have 200 horsepower.

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