A superlight front upper strut brace for your MX-5, thanks to our friends at IL Motorsport
Win an IL Motorsport strut brace for your MX-5
Want your MX-5’S suspension to work to its optimal best? Then you need to attach it to a bodyshell that’s as stiff as you can make it. Now, Mazda’s done a great job over the years in making the MX-5’S shell as rigid as possible within the dual constraints of the prevailing technology at the time and the need to produce the car cost-effectively, but if you’re a hard driver then you know that all four generations can benefit from a little structural assistance.
Which is where an upper front strut brace can come in handy. Particularly one like this great example from German MX-5 specialist, IL Motorsport. Constructed from extremely light, high quality aluminium alloy, it substantially improves the front-end torsional rigidity of your MX-5, bringing advantages in steering response, roadholding and chassis agility.
The version pictured here is for the mk4 roadster and RF, but there are braces to fit all generations of MX-5: they bring the same benefits, but look slightly different.
If you happen to end up as the lucky winner of one of these excellent strut braces, then you might also want to look at the Mx5parts.com website to see if there are other, complementary frontend braces that bring further performance benefits: you’ll have to buy those, though!
And please be aware that you might also need to order some genuine Mazda mounting panels for the brace.
Meanwhile, good luck with your entry.