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All-new Mazda MX-5 showcased at Paris Motor Show

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Mazda put its all-new MX-5 in the spotlight at the Paris Motor Show, today.

Arriving 25 years after the original MX-5 was unveiled at the Chicago Auto Show, in 1989; Mazda's fourth generation MX-5 has been completely re-designed.

The exterior features a lower centre of gravity than its predecessor, and longer bonnet along with character lines expressing vitality and motion. Inside, Mazda has added state-of-the art technology like i-ACTIVSENSE active safety technology and MZD Connect - the company's in-car connectivity concept.

Engine options are yet to be confirmed but the model on display in Paris features SKYACTIV technology, including a SKYACTIV-G 1.5-litre petrol engine and six-speed SKYACTIV-MT manual gearbox in the roadster's classic front-midship engine, rear-wheel drive layout with near perfect 50:50 front-rear weight distribution.

> Check out our picture gallery of the Paris Motor Show 2014, here - https://www.am-online.com/galleries/paris-motor-show-2014-live/36970/

> AM's Paris Motor Show page

Watch the video of its official reveal last month, here:

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