Track Battle Decides Which Mazda MX-5 Is The One To Have: 2.0L Or Basic 1.5L?

The iconic Mazda MX-5 faces itself on a track in order to decide which option is the best between the entry-level 129hp version and the range-topping 157hp one.

There is a trend going on around the media which reviewed the latest Mazda MX-5 generation, declaring the basic 129hp version to be the pick of the range thanks to its smaller weight that brings it closer to the original’s driving charisma.

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brings the two together and puts them against the clock to see how much faster is the more expensive 2.0-litre version and if this gain in speed is indeed worth the extra money.

The Mazda MX-5 was never about offering big power numbers, focusing instead on sweet handling and open-top driver enjoyment. But some fans still believe that the more power you can get in a Miata, the better for it while purists still remain faithful in the company’s recipe.

Which one would you prefer?


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