LA Live - 2015 Mazda MX-5

Nov 20, 2014 - 2:32pm IST | ,  ,   | Shrawan Raja

Will come with a 2.0-liter gasoline motor.

Mazda has showcased the local specification 2015 Mazda MX-5 at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show.

2015 Mazda MX-5 front at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show

The car, which world premiered earlier this year and was presented in Paris for the European audience, will come only with the 2.0-liter SKYACTIV-G four-cylinder petrol engine (naturally aspirated) coupled to a Skyactiv-MT six-speed manual transmission in the US market.

2015 Mazda MX-5 front three quarters at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show

Mazda has not specified the engine outputs.

2015 Mazda MX-5 side at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show

Some features Mazda has disclosed for the US-spec car are a double wishbone front suspension, multi-link rear suspension, electric power steering, ventilated disc brakes on the front axle and 195/50 R16 or 205/45 R17 tires.

The MX-5 is based on a new RWD platform and weighs 100 kg lighter compared to its predecessor.

2015 Mazda MX-5 rear three quarters at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show

The 2015 model is 105 mm shorter, 20 mm lower and 10 mm wider than the previous generation.

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