It's still many months away from going on sale, but that hasn't stopped at least one tuning house from starting work on power-up packages for Mazda's new ND MX-5.
UK outfit BBR has announced that it has begun developing an engine package that should take the new MX-5's 2.0 litre engine to 149kW with basic "bolt-on" modifications.
Though the car is still not yet available in showrooms anywhere in the world, BBR has purchased a Mazda3 to use its 2.0 litre Skyactiv-G engine as the basis for its modifications.
In the Mazda3, this engine produces 114kW of power and 200Nm of torque. The MX-5's longitudinally-mounted version of the same engine should develop slightly more though, with estimates of around 120kW.
BBR says it will eventually develop a turbocharger kit for the new MX-5 too, though no power targets are mentioned.
The company will also launch its own range of dress-up parts, and released a single teaser rendering showing an MX-5 wearing a front chin-spoiler, deeper side-skirts, a rear bumper extension and bootlip spoiler, as well as aftermarket alloy wheels and larger brakes.
The ND MX-5 is expected to go on sale in Australia in the latter half of this year.