[PHOTOS] Mazda Teases Pair of Concepts To Show New Design, Tech at Tokyo Motor Show
While more and more brands have started skipping out on big Auto Shows, the Tokyo Motor Show holds a particularly warm place in Mazda’s heart.
So, as it did back in 2015 when it revealed the RX-VISION concept rotary sports car, Mazda is planning a big reveal for its home-field auto show.
Well, make that two.
The first is a compact hatchback meant to show off the brand’s next-generation technology, including SKYACTIV-Vehicle Architecture, which is supposed to apply a human-centric design philosophy.
This model will be powered by the brand’s new SKYACTIV-X engine, which runs compression ignition of the time in a gasoline motor.
The second is a design concept, meant to display the concepts behind the next generation of Mazda exterior design, building on the brand’s KODO: Soul of Motion design language—or rather, as the brand put it, “resulting in a more profound expression of the globally-acclaimed KODO design language Mazda debuted on the Mazda CX-5 in 2012.”
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Other than the two big concept reveals, Mazda is bringing its new CX-8 (a Japanese exclusive, since the CX-9 is a tad too big for Japan’s roads), an MX-5 RF with hand-operated controls (possibly the same we talked about last month), a special-edition Mazda Demio (known as the Mazda2 when sold in the states), a special-edition MX-5, and a technology exhibit of the SKYACTIV-X gas engines.
The 2017 Tokyo Motor Show is coming up starting with press days on October 25th, and will run through November 5th.