The ND model is fitted with various technological improvments under Mazda's SkyActiv brand including a lightened chassis, a more fuel-efficient and powerful engine design. A new running gear design allows for the engine to be placed behind the front axle and closer to its centre of gravity.
New lightweight and rigid suspension, made up of a double-wishbone setup in the front and a multi-link design in the rear, allows for firmer as well as improved handling.
Need for Speed (2015)
The MX-5 can be purchased for 29,210 in Need for Speed (2015).
|0 - 60 mph||1/4 Mile||Top Speed||Power|
|Stock||07.56 seconds||15.90 seconds @ 94 mph (151 km/h)||135 mph (217 km/h)||155 hp|
|Fully Upgraded||02.46 seconds||09.30 seconds @ 164 mph (264 km/h)||234 mph (377 km/h)||877 hp|
Need for Speed: No Limits
The MX-5 (Speedhunters) appears in Need for Speed: No Limits following update 2.9.1 and featured in a "#ZeroToHero" special event that took place from March 15, 2018 to March 22, 2018. During the event, the MX-5 is introduced as visually stock, with each stage up adding various visual upgrades to the vehicle, but the MX-5 cannot be visually modified further once the event has been completed. The starting performance rating is 602.
- Campaign - Chapter 12
- Chop Shop
Receive 350 mechanic level XP by building up and 1600 mechanic level XP by fully staging up this car.
|x35 Common Blueprints||7919||10755||9337||951|
Need for Speed: Payback
|Complete chapter 1 - Ignition.|
|Top Speed 133|
|0 - 60 6.90|
|1/4 Mile 15.40|
|N2O Capacity 3.6|
|N2O Power 3.6|
Need for Speed: Edge
The MX-5 appears in Need for Speed: Edge.
Need for Speed: Heat
The MX-5 appears in Need for Speed: Heat following an article, revealing it to be part of the game's official car list, was published on August 19, 2019, and appears in the NFS: Heat Studio app as part of container 4, which was released on September 10, 2019.
The stock MX-5 can be unlocked in Need for Speed: Heat.
- Artcle:www.motorreviewer.com (2019) Mazda 2.0 SkyActiv-G Engine Review Available at: https://www.motorreviewer.com/engine.php?engine_id=95
- Video: Need for Speed (2017) Need for Speed Payback Welcome to Fortune Valley. Available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7dHSzsSDnvs
- Article: ea.com (2019) Under the Hood: Need for Speed Heat Car List. Available at: https://www.ea.com/games/need-for-speed/need-for-speed-heat/news/nfs-heat-car-list
- Article: gtplanet.net (2019) Need for Speed Heat Full Car List Revealed. Available at: https://www.gtplanet.net/need-for-speed-heat-car-list/