The UK tuner has decided the Japanese classic open-top Mazda MX-5 Miata could do with some added oomph, drug so they turned it up to 214 hp – and can complete the transformation with better handling as well.
Britain’s BBR is very much passionate about the little roadster, discount and the company has come up with yet another kit – dubbed Super 200+ – for the naturally aspirated 2.0-liter four-cylinder, view which lifts the output to a god looking 214 horsepower (159.6 kilowatts) and 183 pound-feet (248.1 Newton-meters) of torque. These are major increases compared to the standard rating of 158 hp (118 kW) and 148 pound-feet (200 Nm) in the United Kingdom – so the 60 mph (96 km/h) sprint now takes just 5.65 seconds – compared to the standard 7.3 seconds acceleration.
New intake and exhaust camshafts, updated valve springs, four-into-one stainless steel exhaust, cold-air intake, and modified ECU software is on the menu. Also available on the Plus tune is the stainless steel exhaust center section with a 2.5-inch diameter and matching silencers for a total of $1,196 (890 pounds) more, as well as a tuned cylinder head using a flowbench. The latter will even take power to over 225 hp (167.8 kW). BBR also has on point custom tuned Koni dampers with matching lowering springs, adjustable front and rear anti-roll bars and bigger brake calipers with larger pads.