Mazda has added a limited edition model to its two-seater MX-5 roadster and calls it the MX-5 Sport Recaro.
Earlier this year we took the celebrated Mazda MX-5 for a spin in the twisting wilds of Scotland – and while that 1.5-litre version was very close to perfection, this more powerful 2.0 litre Mazda ND MX-5 totally nails it. This is sports car design in its purest form. Armed with 118kW and 200Nm (up […]
Since the first images hit the web, the 2016 Fiat 124 Spider hasn’t fared all that well in the court of public opinion. Despite resurrecting a much-loved nameplate and bringing back the prospect of a relatively cheap n’ cheerful Italian...Show More Summary
“We are thinking about doing a hardtop, yes.” It wasn’t a Mazda executive that said that to us. Those guys have been fairly quiet on the topic of a hardtop version of the new ND MX-5 - hints have been dropped, but nothing more. Instead,...Show More Summary
Two sports cars and a saloon, engines ahead and behind, cylinder counts from four past six to eight, induction by turbocharger, supercharger and good old atmospheric pressure and fair to not so middling positioning for them all. If it’s consensus about how to make a great driver’s car you’re after, you’ve banged on the wrong […]
The new 124 is styled to look like the original from the 1960's and '70's, but rides on modern underpinnings courtesy of the Mazda MX-5 Miata.
There are few ways we can think of to improve the Mazda MX-5 Miata, but adding a dose of Italian soul and a turbocharger are certainly among them. Continue reading 2017 Fiat 124 Spider questions if the answer is always Miata 2017 Fiat 124 Spider questions if the answer is always Miata originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 18 Nov 2015 20:00:00 EST. Show More Summary
The 2017 Fiat 124 Spider may be based on the MX-5, but it boasts an impressive 1.4-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine, good for 160 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque. Unique sheetmetal that references the original 1966 Fiat 124 makes for a two-seat roadster that is ready for fun.
Based on the new Mazda MX-5, Fiat's 124 Spider throughly overhauls the car's exterior and adds a touch of luxury to the interior.
Sharing its bones with the Mazda MX-5 Miata, the 124 Spyder pays homage to FIAT’s roadster heritage. The Miata drives great, and FIAT’s styling looks great, so we have no complaints here. An added bonus: its 1.4L turbo 4 makes 24% more torque than Mazda’s engine.
The heritage-laced 124 Spider is based on the Mazda MX-5 Miata.
It might be based on the new Mazda MX-5, but its styling and character is unmistakably Italian.
Fiat used the Mazda MX-5 as its starting point for the 2017 124 Spider, but you'd be hard-pressed to figure that out yourself. Featuring all-new sheetmetal and Fiat's own 1.4-liter four-cylinder powertrain, this Italian-designed roadster is a serious throwback to the original 124, which debuted nearly half a century ago.
The Fiat 124 Spider and Mazda MX-5 Miata share a platform, but they're hardly the same car. We compare the details of the two droptops, here. Continue reading So, just how different are the Fiat 124 Spider and Mazda MX-5 Miata? So, just...Show More Summary
Take one Mazda MX-5 Miata, add a turbo engine and some Italian style, and you get the 2017 Fiat 124 Spider. Read all about it ahead of its LA Auto Show debut, here. Continue reading 2017 Fiat 124 Spider: Japanese bones, Italian flair 2017 Fiat 124 Spider: Japanese bones, Italian flair originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 18 Nov 2015 00:01:00 EST. Show More Summary
AutoGuide has an early image of the 2017 Fiat 124 Spider in full pixelated glory ahead of its reveal Wednesday at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The two-seater sports car, which shares a similar skeleton as the Mazda MX-5 Miata, will reportedly...Show More Summary
Designed exclusively for the UK, the Sport Recaro Edition is limited to 600 examples.
Mazda has added a limited edition Miata to the model options for its two-seat roadster. The Mazda MX-5 Sport Recaro will be limited to 600 units and features exclusive sport styling enhancements... Continue Reading Mazda's limited edition...Show More Summary
This is the range-topping Mazda MX-5 “Sport Recaro,” based on the 2.0 liter Sport Nav spec MX-5. It comes in Soul Red or Ceramic Metallic and gets black accents on the exterior and heated Recaro seats and red stitching on the interior. Mazda is making 600 and, for now, none are destined for the U.S. (via AutoGuide) Read more...
The 2015 SEMA Show proved to be an exciting event for Mazda MX-5 enthusiasts. We saw the Japanese automaker launch the Speedster and Spyder concepts, which took the sportiness of the fourth-gen Miata to a new level, thanks to their reduced curb weights and bespoke features. Show More Summary