The Flyin Miata is for sale, or how you can get a Mazda MX-5 with a 525 hp V8 in its guts

In Diariomotor we are inveterate fans of the Mazda MX-5, to the point that three of my colleagues have one to their credit and here a server wants to get an NA. And along with that Miata bug is also the bug to improve or even enhance it. But not to the point of being baptized as flyin miataOr what is the same, an MX-5 ND with swap to a 525 hp V8 LS3 that can now be yours.

This work that only a petrol head of purebred could carry out is courtesy of Flyin Miata, a company that is dedicated body and soul to create parts to modify MX-5 of all generations. But this particular unit that concerns us today is the original Flyin Miata, which gives the car an extra exclusivity along with the infinity of improvements it hides.

This is the MX-5 ND that with a 525 hp V8 that can be

On an aesthetic level, the truth is that we did not find too many changes, or at least not enough to suspect that the atmospheric four-cylinder is no longer in charge of moving the Japanese sports car. And it is that the main modifications are “simply” a more aggressive front splitter, 17-inch Kogeki wheels, anti-roll bar and a custom-made diffuser that now houses a dual exhaust outlet in a central position.

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Ironically, what can make us notice the new nature of this Mazda MX-5 is the sticker that looks on the hood, and which refers to the LS3 that hides under the hood. And that is where the main high point of this creation resides, its engine, a 6.2-liter V8 extracted directly from a Chevrolet Corvette and that has been boosted to 525 hp and 658 Nm of torque.

This one is married by a Tremec T56 Magnum six-speed manual gearbox, rear differential from a Pontiac G8, Fox Racing suspensions, power steering rack, Wilwood brakes, and a new exhaust system that helps emphasize the symphony of the V8. A higher performance intake system and radiator and a larger capacity fuel tank have also been installed.

But the most purist thing we find in this MX-5 is complete suppression of stability and traction control, leaving the ABS system as the only guardian angel. In other words, it is only the machine and the driver that are present in this binomial as fun as it is surely only suitable for expert hands in case you want to go to the limit.

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In any case, the odometer of the flyin miata it only reflects 16,000 miles, or what is the same, just over 25,000 kilometers. And according to the traffic report, it is an accident-free car for the peace of mind of its future owner, who is going to need a healthy economy to be able to get hold of this Mazda MX-5.

And it is that at the moment in which these words are written The push for the V8-powered Miata goes for 55,000 dollars, a considerable figure. This ends in three days, so it may well end up exceeding the barrier of 60,000 and even 70,000 dollars, prices that are equally high but that are relatively compensated by the high intake of modifications that the Japanese sports car has faced.

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