2016 Mazda MX-5 Speedster Evolution Concept Interior. 2016 Mazda MX-5 Speedster Evolution Concept has a stealth look to complement its sleek profile, providing subtlety and purpose. Mazda MX-5 RF Kuro was adopted much of the MX-5 Global Cup technology but in a much more street-focused package. Mazda MX-5 RF Kuro also shares its adjustable suspension with the MX-5 Global Cup racecar as well as its Brembo dual-piston front brake calipers.
2016 Mazda MX-5 Speedster Evolution Concept Exterior. Painted White Ether, MX-5 Evolution further hones Mazda’s performance heritage, complete with an adjustable suspension from the MX-5 Global Cup racecar and BFGoodrich g-Force Rival R1 grooved racing slick tires, sized 225/45R17-the same model of tire used as the race cars competing in the Battery Tender Mazda Global MX-5 Cup presented by BFGoodrich Tires.
The design team shaving an additional 100 lbs. from the MX-5 Speedster-a total of 350 lbs., or 15 percent of the original MX-5 soft top’s starting weight. Now, it weighs a scant 1,980 lbs. Weighing just 2,080 lbs., MX-5 Speedster’s 150-lb. weight loss an 11-percent reduction versus a stock MX-5 soft top-propelled its performance and elevated the open-air experience for which the roadster is known.
2016 Mazda MX-5 Speedster Evolution Concept Engines and Transmission. 2016 Mazda MX-5 Speedster Evolution Concept proves no different with its two concepts: the lighter, more ruthlessly efficient MX-5 Miata Speedster Evolution and the stealth-like MX-5 RF Kuro, based on the 2017 MX-5 RF retractable fastback that will be going on sale in early 2017 in the U.S. There swapped Brembo front brakes with the lighter rotors and calipers from the MX-5 Sport and Grand Touring models to further the weight reduction. It is 25.1-lbs. The stock battery was replaced with a Braille GreenLite G20 Lithium battery that weighs just 4.5 lbs