Mazda's development of SkyActive-G technology has allowed them to enhance engine performance

In the world of cars, Mazda is a surprising contender.

They might not be as well-known as Honda or Toyota, but Mazda still makes the Mazda MX-5 Miata

The Mazda MX-5 Miata is a two-door, rear-wheel-drive sports vehicle that comes in two different configurations

The MX-5 Miata has gone through four iterations and is the favourite of all gearheads.

 Even though the Miata has various rivals, nothing can match this roadster in terms of performance.

What's hidden under the lacquered hood of the Mazda MX-5 Miata is one of the things that makes it so unique.

 Models of the Mazda MX-5 Miata started to include a unique feature in 2015.

The MX-5 Miata competes with other Japanese sports vehicles thanks to its spirited engine

which, depending on the model year, produces between 160 and 184 horsepower.

The MX-5 Miata kindly shares its SkyActiv-G 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine with the Mazda3, Mazda6, CX-5 SUV

However, the MX-5 Miata is where this naturally aspirated engine really shines.

When only examining the stats, a 2.0 litre engine may not appear very spectacular. What you do with technology is what counts.

Mazda's use of the SkyActiv technology demonstrates their expertise in the field.