2011 Mazda MX-5 to Get SKY-G Engine and 50 MPG

According to the guys over at Inside Line, Mazda has some big changes in store for the next generation MX-5.

The 2011 MX-5 roadster is expected to be smaller than the current model and only weigh around 2,200 pounds. Mazda introduced its new SKY-G engine at the Tokyo Motor Show anda version of that engine is expected to be under the hood of the next MX-5. The engine unveiled in Tokyo was a small 1.3L engine is expected to get over 50 mpg without the use of hybrid or diesel technology. It’s not known if the MX-5 will get a 1.3L or 1.5L version of the SKY-G engine.

Full Story: Inside Line

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