MAZDA TO BEEF UP THE MX-5?
256bhp turbocharged MPS version rumoured
It appears that the iconic roadster, which restarted the roadster market on its own -- will gain an MPS-badged sibling, possibly with up to 256bhp.
Autocar reckons that rumours hint at a go-faster version powered by a Mazda's 2.3-litre turbocharged engine, although this is believed to cause packaging difficulties: they're not sure it'll fit. Another solution would be to turbocharge the exiting 2-litre mill.
Either way, it's clear that the MX-5 chassis can handle the power...