Hiroshima, Japan-Mazda Motor Corporation will hold a global premiere of the new Mazda5 (known as Mazda Premacy in Japan) during the press day of the 2010 Geneva Motor Show on 2 and 3, 2010. Embracing dynamic and elegant design Nagare, The new Mazda5 emits about 15 percent less CO2 than the current model thanks to Mazda's' i-stop "idling stop system, a direct injection gasoline engines and other technologies. European sales of the new Mazda5 will begin in autumn 2010.
New Mazda5 features an emotional design that combines elegance with a dynamic spirit. This will be the first production model to fully adopt Mazda Mazda Nagare (meaning "flow" in Japanese) design language, which found inspiration in the beauty found in natural flows. Nagare design have appeared in certain elements of the new production models and previously on display through a series of concept cars. New Mazda5 aerodynamic design achieved excellent characteristics with a drag coefficient and lift incredible balance. In order to meet the diverse needs of customers, also offers a high-level functionality, with dual sliding rear doors and a few chairs settings. This includes karakuri second row center seat that can be converted into a versatile storage space. With a sportier ride and smooth, the new Mazda5 respond appropriately to the driver's commands, allowing the whole family to travel in comfort and safety.
Based on long-term vision for technology development, Sustainable Zoom-Zoom, Mazda worked hard to improve the environmental performance of its products. Whether stuck in traffic or driving on the highway, the all new Mazda5 with a 2.0L direct injection gasoline engine and i-quit significantly reduce CO2 emissions thanks to a combination of effective i-stop, high combustion efficiency provided by the direct injection and six speed manual transmission with optimized gear ratios. New Mazda5 reduction of CO2 emissions of about 15 percent compared with the model it replaces and provides a more comfortable ride with a linear and smooth performance characteristics. Now one of the most environmentally friendly in its class minivan in Europe.
New Mazda5 green credentials further enhanced by other powertrains are available, which includes the 1.8L petrol engine mated to a six-speed manual transmission.
Commenting on the development concept, Hideki Matsuoka, the Mazda5 program manager, said, "The all-new Mazda5 meet the many needs of customers today. In one model, we offer competitive eco-performance needed to address current market trends along with the typical our emotional design. Features Mazda5 incredible functionality with sliding rear doors and seats some settings, and this gives comfort and fantastic with a smooth linear response exactly as the driver intended. "
source: Mazda Press