Mazda Motor Corporation will showcase the global premiere of the Mazda TAKERI concept car, a next -generation midsized sedan, at the 42 nd Tokyo Motor Show. Also on stage making its Japan debut will be the new CX-5 crossover SUV – equipped with the full array of Mazda’s breakthrough SKYACTIV * TECHNOLOGY – along with new technologies and production models.
Mazda’s theme for the 2011 Tokyo Motor Show is “Environmental Technology, Pushing the Boundaries of the Emotion of Motion. As long as there are people who love to drive, Mazda will continue to evolve the emotion of motion in harmony with environmental and safety performance.” Mazda TAKERI concept The TAKERI concept exploits Mazda’s new de sign 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.
* SKYACTIV-G gasoline engine, SKYACTIV-D diesel engine, SKYACTIV-DRIVE automatic transmission, SKYACTIV- MT manual transmission, SKYACTIV-BODY and SKYACTIV-CHASSIS.
Mazda CX -5 (planned production model with Japan specifications) The new CX -5 is the first production vehicle with Mazda’s new design language KODO - Soul of Motion paired to SKYACTIV TECHNOLOGY engines, transmission, body and chassis. 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 exhibits Reference Mazda TAKERI concept Global premiere exhibits Mazda CX -5 (Japan specifications) Japan premiere Mazda SHINARI concept Japan premiere 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 SKYACTIV -D, SKYACTIV -G (2.0L and 1.3L), SKYACTIV - exhibits DRIVE, regenerat ive braking system Mazda will also contribute to the SMART MOBILITY CITY 2011 exhibition (organised by the SMART MOBILITY CITY 2011 executive committee and the Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association.) The 2011 Tokyo Motor Show will be held at t he Tokyo Big Sight (Tokyo International Exhibition Centre). Press Days are on 30 November – when Mazda holds its press conference at 8h30 (JST) – and 1 December. The Public Days follow from 3 -11 December 2011.