Mazda unveiled the Global MX-5 Cup participating vehicle, a one-make race for the new Roadster (foreign name: MX-5), at the 2015 Tokyo Auto Salon.
This participating vehicle was given minimum tuning with the Roadster as its base model. It is equipped with bucket seats, a roll gauge, an underbody diffuser, front and rear towing hooks. They also mounted Skyactiv-G, a 2.0-liter gasoline engine from North America.
Furthermore, they plan to hold the Global MX-5 Cup on 2016. At the end of the first year, top winners from North America, Europe, and Asia will determine the best in the world in Laguna Seca. In addition, the participation rights to test a skyactiv racing vehicle whilst participating in the Tudor United SportsCar Championship will be given to the world champion.
(Translated by Natassia Jeronne D. Martinez)