Mazda followers, in case you are wanting to see some of the iconic and eagerly anticipated sports activities automobiles of current years, you’re in luck. Subsequent week, the 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata will make its digital debut First in Forza as a part of the upcoming Mazda MX-5 Automobile Pack! The model new automobile pack options 4 iconic Mazda MX-5 fashions and can be accessible to obtain without cost on Forza Horizon 2 for Xbox One on March 17.

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The Mazda MX-5 Automobile Pack options 4 wonderful examples of the MX-5’s legacy of sporty model and thrilling driving. Beginning with the automobile that reignited the world’s love of sports activities automobiles within the late 1980s – the 1990 Mazda MX-5 Miata – and that includes three different fashions, together with the 2005 Mazda Mazdaspeed MX-5, the 2010 Mazda MX-5 Tremendous20 idea automobile, and the upcoming 2016 Mazda MX-5, this pack covers greater than 20 years of the MX-5’s legendary contributions to sports activities automobile historical past.

Along with the launch of the free Mazda MX-5 Automobile Pack, we’ll be kicking off an thrilling Rivals contest for Forza Horizon 2 gamers on Xbox One. The Rivals contest, which begins on Tuesday, March 17 and ends on Thursday, April 30, will give Forza Horizon 2 gamers the chance to win a real-life 2016 Mazda MX-5. As soon as registered*, gamers can set a time within the “Mazda MX-5 Problem” Rivals occasion in Forza Horizon 2 for Xbox One and whereas anybody can set a time on this Rivals occasion, solely registered gamers’ instances can be eligible for prizes. For full guidelines and situations for this contest, please see and beneath for extra particulars.

The Mazda MX-5 Automobile Pack can be making its worldwide debut this month on the Mazda sales space (#513) on the SXSW Gaming Expo in Austin, TX. Along with letting followers get their arms on the Mazda automobiles in Forza Horizon 2 for the primary time through two interactive driving simulators pre-loaded with the Mazda MX-5 Automobile Pack, Mazda can even announce the winners of its current Mazda Design Problem contest on each Xbox One and Xbox 360.

Keep tuned to ForzaMotorsport.internet and the Forza Hub app on Xbox One, in addition to our Twitter and Fb pages for extra info on the Mazda MX-5 Automobile Pack.

Right here’s a breakdown of all 4 of the Mazda MX-5 fashions coming within the Mazda MX-5 Automobile pack:

2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata

After 25 years in manufacturing, the Miata remains to be doing issues proper. So proper, in actual fact, that the driving expertise of the newest Miata is sort of equivalent to the unique, and that could be a good factor. Positive there’s extra energy – 155 horses vs. 116 within the unique Miata – and the brand new mannequin is a bit heavier, however the intuitive steering, danceable rear finish, and impeccable transmission are all nonetheless there. It’s no surprise the Mazda Miata is without doubt one of the hottest and reasonably priced paths to racing; it’s constructed for the function. The 2016 Miata combines the very best of the trendy with what’s made the MX-5 such a dependable favourite for greater than twenty years – a credit score its identification as an on the spot traditional from day one.



1990 Mazda MX-5 Miata

When first launched, the Miata introduced again the reminiscences of the roadsters of the previous, significantly the Lotus Elan; small and nimble and stuffed with enjoyable, however now with Mazda reliability thrown within the combine. You can drive this little roadster to work and again all week then spend all weekend figuring out the kinks of the curviest roads you possibly can discover. Positive the Miata was cute, however any driving fanatic who received behind the seat instantly grew to become a fan. It didn’t take a ton of horsepower to supply pleasure, it’s the entire package deal that make it a nimble pleasure to drive. These fascinating traits are courtesy of exact steering and a supremely shift-able transmission. Because of Mazda’s rebirth of the reasonably priced roadster, letting the solar shine in by no means felt so good.



2005 Mazda Mazdaspeed MX-5

When you’ve gotten one thing as tried and true because the roadster components that makes up the Mazda MX-5, it has been worthwhile to tread flippantly with updates. Nonetheless, add a factory-built turbo to the combination, and issues can solely get higher. And it does, the Mazdaspeed MX-5 sprints to 60 mph in below seven seconds and turbo-lag is sort of non-existent. Throughout, the Mazdaspeed therapy stiffens the trip and accentuates the soundness that the Miata has constructed a fame for. MX-5 plus turbo equals enjoyable issue multiplied. It’s a components for fulfillment that any automobile fanatic can determine when you get behind the wheel of this pocket-rocket.



2010 Mazda MX-5 Tremendous20

When the primary MX-5 Miata hit vendor showrooms in 1989, it bought like hotcakes and early consumers endured ready lists and over-sticker pricing for an opportunity to personal the “Mazda-Experiment Challenge Quantity 5.” The automobiles official title “Miata” was coined by product planning head Rod Bymaster. It was based mostly on the German translation of “reward” and it’s becoming for the reason that Miata is actually a rewarding drive. After 20 years of market success, Mazda put collectively the Tremendous20 to point out off at SEMA. The Tremendous20 was proven in 2010 in medium grey and repainted a muted yellow for 2011. Taller tires on Enkei rims, coil-overs, and entrance and rear anti-roll bars give the Tremendous20 an improved trip and sensible stance. The true deal with is below the hood, the place 200 horsepower are able to excite, compliments of a Cosworth supercharger, ECU tune, and Racing Beat header and exhaust.



Mazda MX-5 Problem Rivals Occasion Particulars

*To register, customers should log into Xbox Stay on Xbox One and navigate to any one of many following channels: Video games, Music, Motion pictures, or Apps. From there, customers ought to click on on the Mazda MX-5 advert to succeed in the Mazda MX-5 advert touchdown expertise. As soon as on this hub, customers should register to enter the competition by following the prompts on the competition web page.


As soon as registered, gamers can then set a time within the “Mazda MX-5 Problem” Rivals occasion in Forza Horizon 2 for Xbox One. You’ll find this occasion by going to the “Month-to-month Rivals” merchandise within the pause menu. Whereas anybody can set a time on this Rivals occasion, solely registered gamers’ instances can be eligible for prizes. For full guidelines and situations for this contest, please see