The next-gen Mazda MX-5 Miata sports car might get a diesel engine to go long with a standard gasoline unit.
Mazda’s new naturally aspirated SkyActiv engine, possibly with 1.6 litres and making around 130 horsepower, will be the base engine, but according to , a diesel unit is also being considered. There are some doubts, however.
Lightweight, high-revving gasoline engines have becoming a trademark of Mazda’s sports cars, making the idea of a diesel seem silly. Plus, a small diesel roadster is very unusual and might prove difficult to sell.
While the Japanese automaker is insistent that the MX-5 will remain naturally aspirated, it has produced turbocharged versions of previous-generation MX-5. This leads us to believe that, instead of a diesel, a larger SkyActiv engine could be offered as a more powerful alternative for buyers.
New Porsche 911 Cabriolet Is Ready For Your Summer Enjoyment
This version of the latest 911 offers unlimited headroom for your open-air driving enjoyment.
Not long after unveiling the all-new, , Porsche has taken its roof off to give us the 911 Cabriolet.
With the exception of the soft top, Porsche’s new convertible is nearly identical to the coupe. The soft top can be operated at speeds up to 31 mph (50 km/h), with new roof hydraulics reducing the opening time to around 12 seconds and an electrically-extendable wind deflector helping keep driver and passenger warm.
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Only the Carrera S Cabriolet and Carrera 4S Cabriolet will be available at launch, both powered by a turbocharged 3.0L six-cylinder rated at 443 horsepower (450 PS) and 391 lb-ft. of torque, paired with an eight-speed dual-clutch transmission.
The Carrera S Cabriolet can reach 62 mph (100 km/h) in 3.9 seconds or 3.7 seconds when equipped with the optional Sport Chrono Package, hitting a top speed of up to 190 mph (306 km/h). The Carrera 4S Cabriolet, on the other hand, completes the sprint in 3.8 seconds (3.6 seconds with the Sport Chrono package) before capping out at 189 mph (304 km/h).
The 2020 Porsche 911 Carrera S Cabriolet starts at $126,100 in the United States, while the Carrera 4S Cabriolet kicks off at $133,400.
Lexus LC Convertible Concept Previews Stylish Drop-Top Roadster
The rumors about the LC 500 getting a droptop version were true after all.
Lexus has revealed the LC Convertible Concept, which likely previews an upcoming open-top roadster and hints at a shift in the LC’s design language.
Presented as a roadster, the LC Convertible Concept is designed to express “ultimate beauty” and serve as an aspirational halo vehicle for the entire Lexus lineup. Its proportions are nearly identical to the LC Coupe but stands out with a steeply-raked windshield and a contoured trunk lid.
“This concept takes the unmistakable design of the LC coupe and reimagines it as a future convertible,” said Tadao Mori, chief designer of the LC Convertible concept. “It blends all the best aspects of the original coupe with the dynamic design of an open-air convertible.”
The interior features white leather trim, contrasted by yellow accent stitching to break up an otherwise monochrome look.
The Lexus LC Convertible Concept appears to be close to production-ready. Do you want one?
Chevy Corvette Gets Big Price Increase For 2019
The C7 Corvette remains a popular sports car even though sales are declining. If you’re hoping to get one, you better act fast.
Kerbeck Corvette in Atlantic City, has revealed that some versions of the 2019 Corvette are getting a for the 2019 model year. The starting price of the base Corvette Stingray has increased by $405 to $55,900, a small differential that gets much bigger as you move up the Corvette range.
For example, the 2019 Z06 coupe now starts at $80,900, representing a $1,405 price hike, while the range-topping ZR1 shoots up by $2,500 to $125,400. Have a look at the price differential for each model…
Chevy has also raised the price for the 8-speed automatic transmission, which now costs $1,995 compared to $1,725 previously.
It’s not clear why the prices were raised across the board, especially since Corvette sales continue to decline.
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