Mazda UK has made announcement that their new MX-5 will participate on this year’s 2012 British GT Championship in the GT class. The event will starts in 7 and 9 April at Oulton Park in Cheshire. The Mazda MX-5 GT will rival against Nissan 370Z, Lotus Evora GT4, and also Aston Martin N24.
Mazda MX-5 GT race car is the most powerful and fastest MX-5 in the world, as what have been claimed by the company about their racing car. With a weight of 1,000 kg, the Mazda MX-5 GT race car is able to reach its top speed at 160 miles per hour. Thanks to the 2.0-liter engine coupled to a paddle shift sequential six-speed Hewland gearbox which makes the car is able to accelerate from 0-60 mph in just 3 seconds.
Mazda put their hopes on the MX-5 GT to achieve victory and become a winner on the 2012 British GT Championship. In order to achieve their goal, Mazda have learnt their supercar’s strength and they are developing its power and handling for maximizing the strength.