Richard Hammond takes the Mazda MX-5 out for a road test. This roadster sports a “16-valve, 2.0-litre MZR I4, producing 170 hp (128 kW) and 140 ft·lbf (190 N·m), coupled to either a 5-speed or a 6-speed manual transmission.” Video after the jump.

For Europe, two engines are offered: the same 2.0 MZR, but producing 160 hp (118 kW) and 188 N·m; and a new 1.8 MZR, producing 126 hp (93 kW) and 167 N·m, coupled to a 5-speed manual transmission

Richard Hammond takes the Mazda MX-5 out for a road test. This roadster sports a “16-valve, 2.0-litre MZR I4, producing 170 hp (128 kW) and 140 ft·lbf (190 N·m), coupled to either a 5-speed or a 6-speed manual transmission.” Video after the jump.

For Europe, two engines are offered: the same 2.0 MZR, but producing 160 hp (118 kW) and 188 N·m; and a new 1.8 MZR, producing 126 hp (93 kW) and 167 N·m, coupled to a 5-speed manual transmission