Mazda will debut two new concept models at the 2017 Tokyo Motor Show.
First is a compact hatchback that features SKYACTIV-X which is the world’s first petrol engine to use compression ignition. The compact hatchback will also have SKYACTIV-Vehicle Architecture which provides next-generation tech.
“In August, we announced Sustainable Zoom-Zoom 2030, our long-term vision for technology development setting out how Mazda hopes to use driving pleasure, the fundamental appeal of the automobile, to help solve issues facing people, the earth and society. The vision commits Mazda to substantive cuts in CO2 emissions, and we believe the best way to achieve this is to reduce emissions under real-world conditions while offering a mix of combustion engines and electrification technologies in consideration of each region’s energy situation and energy mix.”
“Our stand this year marks the beginning of a new era for Mazda. We will showcase a concept with the design and technologies that will define a whole new generation of Mazda cars. Among them is SKYACTIV-X, a petrol engine that achieves a long-held dream in the global automotive industry.,”
said President and CEO Masamichi Kogai, Mazda’s Representative Director.
The other concept is the design vision model. It shows Mazda’s direction of the ‘KODO’ design that debuted with the Mazda CX-5 in 2012.
An all-new Mazda CX-8 and special edition MX-5 will take stage along with the two concepts.
Mazda will reveal its two concepts at the Tokyo Motor Show on 25 October.