Mazda will be attending the Goodwood Festival of Speed with a very cool Mazda MX-5 GT Concept which may head to production depending on customers’ reactions at the festival. The concept was developed by Jota Sport and looks a lot like the MX-5 Super20 unveiled last year at the SEMA Auto Show.

The GT Concept is powered by a normally aspirated 2.0-litre Mazda petrol engine that delivers a total of 205 HP and is mated to a standard manual gearbox. Mazda is also offering an updated suspension, as well as an impressive aerodynamic package that includes a carbon front splitter, a rear diffuser, and a boot spoiler. The final piece of the exterior is a sports exhaust system with a central tailpipe.

For the interior, the concept gets Recaro seats and plenty of carbon fiber to suits any sports car enthusiast. Road slicks and body-colored roll hoops behind the seats were also added for customers who want to run the car on the race track.

"This year at the Goodwood Festival of Speed we have a number of significant cars on the stand and contesting the hillclimb," said Jeremy Thomson, Managing Director, Mazda UK. "The MX-5 has been our best known car for 22 years and with the GT4 and GT Concept on show, we are demonstrating that this car can compete with the more expensive race and performance cars but still remain true to its roots of affordable motoring with a strong focus on the driving experience."


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  (201) posted on 08.21.2012

It’s just like the other models of Mazda. The only difference is that the performance of this car is better than other car models.

  (683) posted on 07.16.2012

Its impressive movement was seen in Pike’s Peak International hill climb.

  (395) posted on 07.12.2012

It has an impressive free-flowing exhaust with a single center-mounted pipe.

  (798) posted on 07.11.2012

It’s good to have this MX-5 upgraded their suspension, carbon-fiber splitter and rear diffuser.

  (630) posted on 07.10.2012

This concept is great, but the concept seemed the same with the concept last year.

  (553) posted on 07.10.2012

I’m glad that this MX-5 included on that list together with Aston DB 1M.

  (474) posted on 07.8.2012

Yeah Goodwood will have a long list of participants from different parts on the continent, and one of the cars to be there is this MX-5 GT. The concept is good, but not convincing as the Aston DB9 1M.

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