Report: 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata to get 181 horsepower

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2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata

2018 Mazda MX-5 Miata

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Everyone’s favorite low-horsepower sports automobile is removing an refurbish for 2019. The rested Mazda MX-5 MIata is scarcely here and it’s apropos transparent that some-more energy is on a menu. According to Road Track, a 2019 Miata will furnish 181 horsepower and 151 pound-feet of torque.

That’s a large strike over a stream 155 horsepower offering adult in a 2018 MX-5 Miata, nonetheless torque will usually boost by 3 lb-ft. It’s not nonetheless wholly transparent if a increasing outlay arrives pleasantness of a reworked chronicle of a existent 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine, or if a updated Mazda roadster will have a new motor.

Rumor has it, however, that a engine will spin faster than a stream 6,800 rpm redline and underline lightweight pistons and joining rods, as good as a new crankshaft. Additionally, a intake and empty ports will be larger, and a camshaft will be some-more some-more aggressive. Finally, a new stifle physique will make correct use of a revised intake and empty ports. That information leads us to trust it’s a same engine with several updates.

Mazda has baked adult some-more than only a energy ascent for a ND-generation MX-5. According to a RT story,  Mazda will also supplement Smart City Braking. Through a laser mounted in a in or nearby a rearview mirror, a complement detects a intensity front-end collision and relates a brakes to equivocate or revoke a astringency of a intensity pile-up during speeds adult to 19 mph.

Another new underline is a further of a telescoping steering wheel. Considering a close inlet of a Miata cockpit, this is a acquire upgrade. Perhaps this will open a doorway for incomparable folks to give a smashing small appurtenance a try.

More people driving Miatas would lead to happier drivers. We don’t have any scholarship to behind that up, though it sounds right.

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