What roof and windscreen, for that? Mazda takes to SEMA the MX-5 Speedster and Spyder concepts

The Mazda MX-5 Roadster and the MX-5 Spyder will be the two biggest novelties that the japanese brand will bring this year at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas. Equipped with specific accessories and some elements in carbon fiber to lighten your weight.

mazda_mx-5_speedster_conceptOrne of the surprises that Mazda was prepared to bring this year to the SEMA Show has to do with two prototypes based on the new MX-5. This is the MX-5 Roadster and the MX-5 Spyder, two conceptual works that show two different approaches to the small convertible japanese.

Roadster boasts a body painted in blue color, that has been stripped of roof and windshield and who has won two humps in the rear, in addition to having been provided with a grill design specific, as are their mirrors. On the other hand makes use of the carbon fiber for some exterior details, in addition to alloy wheels of 17 inches equipped with tires Kumho Ecsta 225/50 and some brake calipers four-piston signed by Brembo.

MX-5 Spyder on the contrary will painted in silver colour, with a hood of brown color, in combination with some elements of the interior. The Spyder taken as the base mechanical engine 2.0-liter series, although it has a few suspensions with adjustable shock absorbers.

With MX-5 Speedster has taken an additional step to improve its performance, thanks to the weight saving achieved on the basis of the replacement of the doors and seats of a model series, others in carbon fiber, as well as, leaving of side the windshield normal to give the place a deflector. It also uses the 2.0-liter engine, but improves its performance thanks to the diet that has been subjected, which left her weight in just 943 kilograms.

Ken Seward, manager of design for Mazda North American Operations, said that both conceptual works highlight the strong points of the MX-5, teaching the public to where you can reach the vast aftermarket for this model.