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2009 Mazda MX-5 Superlight Concept

The Mazda MX-5 has become one of the best selling convertibles of all time thanks to its simple, unchanging formula of low weight and fun dynamics - a formula that has served it well for the two decades that it has been in production now.

To celebrate the carís 20th anniversary, however, Mazda is changing up this formula with a special speedster-style concept dubbed the MX-5 Superlight. The concept, which is set to be revealed at next monthís Frankfurt Motor Show, reveals a strange looking MX-5 with the front windscreen dispensed with and futuristic-looking, streamlined roll bars at the rear.

Mazda 'MX-5 Superlight version' Show Car to Premiere at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show

The Mazda MX-5 Superlight version, a show car capturing the pure essence of the world's most popular roadster, will see its world premiere at the 63rd Frankfurt Motor Show, which will be held from September 15 through 27, 2009.

 

After 20 years of global success, the Mazda MX-5 is the best-selling two-seat sports car in the world. At Frankfurt , Mazda will present a new take on its affordable roadster with an all-new show car, the Mazda MX-5 Superlight version, designed at Mazda's studio in Frankfurt , Germany . A pure show car, it takes the lightweight technology that Mazda is famous for to a new level, improving driving performance, handling, fuel economy and CO 2 emissions. This is combined with a radical exterior design requiring no windshield, and sporty chassis settings for pure roadster driving fun.

 

The new Mazda MX-5 Superlight version will be unveiled at Mazda's press conference in Hall 3.1, Stand A7, on September15 at 12:45 local time.

2009 Mazda MX-5 Superlight Concept

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