mazda of north america has released a statement stating that in 2004, they will be bringing the newly designed protege with a "sport" edition platform. it will feature a 13B r.engine with a single D12 turbo. this will be a RWD protege. the special platform will have an un-released sport suspension along with a newly developed 6 speed gearbox. it will ride on 7-spoke mazda wheels with ZR rated tires to make sure the power is being put down to the ground. recaro seats will give a "sporty" feel to the inside. no official numbers have been revealed about power or boost pressure.