Mazda has released pictures of its next generation Mazda6, the TAKERI concept car, which will be shown at next month’s Tokyo Motor Show. The TAKERI concept exploits Mazda’s new design language, KODO – Soul of Motion, to bring a new level of strength and allure to sedan styling. Under this appealing exterior is benchmark SKYACTIV TECHNOLOGY like Mazda’s first regenerative braking system that converts kinetic energy to electricity during deceleration, stores it in capacitors and then uses it to power the vehicle’s electric equipment, thereby reducing load on the engine and saving fuel. This – combined with the new SKYACTIV-D diesel engine, Mazda i-stop, new lightweight, aerodynamic and chassis technologies – enable the Mazda TAKERI to achieve excellent fuel economy with vigorous performance and a comfortable ride.
Also on display at the Tokyo Motor Show will be the new Mazda CX-5, it’s a crossover SUV that’s equipped with Mazda’s breakthrough SKYACTIV TECHNOLOGY. With its light weight, aerodynamic form, very frugal and fun diesel and petrol engines, Mazda i-stop and fuel-saving transmissions; the all-new CX-5 delivers predictable and responsive handling and a high-quality and responsive ride matched to outstanding environmental and safety performance.
List of Mazda exhibits at the Tokyo Motor Show
|Reference exhibits||Mazda TAKERI concept||Global premiere|
|Mazda CX-5 (Japanspecifications)||Japanpremiere|
|Mazda SHINARI concept||Japanpremiere|
|Market models||Mazda Demio (Mazda2), Mazda Verisa, Mazda Axela/Axela Sport (Mazda3), Mazda Premacy (Mazda5), Mazda Biante, Mazda Roadster (MX-5) and others (17 vehicles)|
|Technology exhibits||SKYACTIV-D, SKYACTIV-G (2.0L and 1.3L), SKYACTIV-DRIVE, regenerative braking system|
Mazda will also contribute to the SMART MOBILITYCITY2011 exhibition (organised by the SMART MOBILITYCITY2011 executive committee and the Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association