This thing is insane. It has a turbo VR6 engine, uses at TTRS dual clutch gearbox, 740hp, 650 lb/ft of torque, 0-60 in 2.8s and tops out at over 200mph.
- It looks so much better in person. Photos don't do it justice.
- Mazda said it should go on sale in December.
- About 100 lbs heavier.
- No word on price.
- Blind spots are about the same as driving it with the soft top up.
On a side note, the Spec Racer is $54K delivered. Pretty damn good deal actually for a fully prepped race car. I asked about the rear finish panels for people that want to run a hard top and want to clean up the look of the soft top area and the Mazda rep said that those panels should be available on Mazda Motorsport's website as an add on. But he didn't give a concrete yes answer. Continue reading for lots of photos and videos.