Mazda’s Miata Mono Posto (translation: “one seat”), was the first concept based on the second-generation Miata, introduced in 1998 as a 1999 model.

Seat - Mazda’s Miata Mono Posto (translation: “one seat”), was the first concept based on the second-generation Miata, introduced in 1998 as a 1999 model. - Concept Cars

The Miata Mono Posto sports custom bodywork includes half doors, air intake in the hood, one-piece valence front and rear fascias, cowl-mounted rearview mirror, a minimalist windshield and aluminum rollbar.

Seat - Mazda’s Miata Mono Posto (translation: “one seat”), was the first concept based on the second-generation Miata, introduced in 1998 as a 1999 model. - Concept Cars

Engine modifications include an HKS turbocharger and intercooler, special manifolds, stainless steel exhaust, which result in a 36 percent increase in horsepower to 190.

Seat - Mazda’s Miata Mono Posto (translation: “one seat”), was the first concept based on the second-generation Miata, introduced in 1998 as a 1999 model. - Concept Cars

The paint finish is a custom Red Pearl Mica, and Racing Hart three-piece, five-spoke, 18-inch wheels finish the exterior.

Seat - Mazda’s Miata Mono Posto (translation: “one seat”), was the first concept based on the second-generation Miata, introduced in 1998 as a 1999 model. - Concept Cars

Inside the purposeful cockpit, is a Formula One-style Mono steering wheel, Sparco lightweight, one-piece racing seat and custom gauges.

Source : Mazda Motor Corp.; www.chicagoautoshow.com