Friday, March 25, 2016

Mazda MX-5 named World Car of the Year

The Mazda MX-5 boasts a 2.0 L DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder producing 155bhp @ 6,000 rpm and 148 lb.-ft. @ 4,600RPM. Six-speed manual or six-speed automatic transmission drives the rear wheels.

Front suspension is independent double wishbones with an independent multi-line setup in the rear. On the GS and GT manual, the MX-5 gets the sport suspension with Bilstein shocks and limited slip rear differential.
Zero-to-100 km/h is about six seconds. Pricing in Canada is a base GX ($31,900); a mid-level GS ($35,300) and a top level GT ($39,200) with a $1,795 shipping fee.