Our database National authority for road safety USA (NHTSA) has information on the Mazda MX-5 2019 model year with a two-liter petrol engine producing 181 horsepower. This information was discovered edition of Road & Track.
Declassified data was taken from decoding the VIN MX-5 2019 base from NHTSA. Also in the documentation it is reported that a more powerful engine will be the only for the Roadster. Accordingly, from next year even the basic configuration Mazda MX-5 will be powered by a 181-horsepower engine.
Recall that a two-liter four-cylinder engine Skyactiv-G the current version of the MX-5 has a capacity of 155 horsepower.
Unfortunately, the information disclosed does not report the generation of Skyactiv engine for the updated Mazda MX-5 2019. The document specifically States that the motor does not have electrification. Perhaps, 181-horsepower engine will treat the third generation of Skyactiv-X, which will also be released in 2019. The manufacturer Mazda has promised that the engines Skyactiv-X will be able to compete with electric vehicles, according to the cleanness of exhaust taking into account the production of electricity from coal-fired power plants.
Those who can’t wait for the more powerful Mazda MX-5 2019 model year, you can order the performance package Stage 1 from the British tuning house BBR. It includes the turbocharger TSX28-67R, allowing to increase the power of the current version 1.5-litre engine Roadster, which will be gone in 2019, with 129 HP and 155 Nm to 210 HP and 267 Nm of torque.