Mazda MX-5 gets tuned to 190 bhp

BBR has introduced their new tuning program for the latest Mazda MX-5.

First up, models with a 1.5-liter engine can be equipped with the BBR Super 160 package which includes an optimized ECU.  Thanks to the software tweaks, the engine produces an additional 21 bhp (15 kW) and an extra 15 lb-ft (20 Nm) of torque.

Models equipped with the 2.0-liter engine can be outfitted with the BBR Super 175+ package which also includes an optimized ECU.   It enables the car to produce an additional 17 bhp (12 kW) and 10 lb-ft (13 Nm) of torque. 

Buyers looking for something more extreme will want to check out the BBR Super 190 package for the 2.0-liter engine.  It includes a cold air intake, a new exhaust manifold, and a stainless steel sports exhaust system.  These modifications enable the engine to produce 190 bhp (141 kW) and 176 lb-ft (238 Nm) of torque which is an increase of 30 bhp (22 kW) and 24 lb-ft (32 Nm) over the standard model.

The Super 160 and Super 175+ packages cost £495, while the Super 190 package will set you back £1995.

Besides the engine modifications, BBR offers high-performance front brake pads and a variety of lightweight alloy wheels.  Customers can also order sport lowering springs that reduce the ride height by 30mm (1.1 inches).

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