The Japanese based automaker Mazda has big plans for its future lineup and has recently announced that two of its most sold models, the MX-5 and the Mazda2 will debut at the next month’s SEMA Motor Show in Las Vegas in two very “special” versions, a Spyder and a turbocharged variant.
After recently starting production in Vietnam, the Mazda2 is once again ending up in our news after the Japanese automaker has announced that a turbocharged version of the popular hatchback will hit the SEMA event in November.
Rumors say that the turbocharged Mazda2 might be powered by the company’s 2.3 liter four-cylinder engine which is expected to develop around 260 horsepower, which will actually be the same as its larger “cousin”, the CX-7.
The MX-5 Spyder seems to be all about performance and Mazda says that its roadster will feature a Porsche Boxter like soft top which will help save weight, along with a lowered suspension, Brembo brakes and a new aerodynamic body kit along with new, large alloy wheels.
Sadly this is all we know for now about the Mazda2 and the MX-5 Spyder but more details like the vehicles’ performance, equipment, average fuel consumption or CO2 emissions should come to light between November 1 and 4, when the two models will be attending the Las Vegas SEMA Motor Show 2011.