Mazda Prepares for a Miata-rific SEMA 2016 with Speedster in addition to RF Kuro Concepts
If one of Mazda’s concept Miatas for the 2016 SEMA show looks a bit familiar, you’re not mistaken. The Miata Speedster concept, pictured in white above, will be returning to the tuner show which has a few modifications. This kind of’s at This kind of point called the Speedster Evolution, in addition to Mazda says This kind of boasts a curb weight of just under 2000 pounds, or nearly 100 pounds less than last year’s Speedster concept.
Mazda hasn’t yet shared how exactly This kind of cut out in which extra weight. some other than the diet, there isn’t much else different about the Speedster, which remains a sleek-looking variation on the MX-5 with its carbon-fiber deflector in place of a windshield in addition to tonneau cover. This kind of will be at This kind of point painted in a colour called White Ether, in addition to This kind of looks to have different wheels in addition to tires compared with last year’s concept.
Mazda’s some other concept will be fresher. The MX-5 RF Kuro will be based on the fresh-for-2017 Miata RF retractable-hardtop variant. This kind of will be not quite as extreme as the Speedster; instead, This kind of’s a design concept in which focuses more on appearance. To correspond with its name, which Mazda says will be Japanese for “charcoal,” This kind of RF will be painted in a semi-matte dark gray in addition to comes with 17-inch Rays wheels wrapped in BFGoodrich g-Force Rival tires. The only some other performance upgrade will be the adjustable suspension through the MX-5 Cup racer; hence the concept’s slightly lowered stance.
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Both of these modded Miatas will be on display at SEMA in just a few weeks, so expect Mazda to share even more details—in addition to, more important, photos—soon.