Introducing The 2014 Mazda62014 Mazda
Staff Writer - CheersandGears.com
August 29, 2012
Mazda has revealed the new 2014 Mazda6 mid-size sedan at the Moscow Auto Show.
The exterior design follows Mazda's new Kodo ("Soul of Motion") design language and draws heavily from the company's 2011 Takeri concept. The front end has a very muscular look with a large five-point grille, character lines running along the hood, and reshaped headlights with LEDs. The side features a character line above the front wheel well that extends into the front doors. The back end has narrowed taillights, dual exhausts, and a chrome strip running along the hood.
"We have created a design in which the wild and dynamic expressions of motion artistically realize a powerful presence," said Mazda's chief designer, Akira Tamatani.
Inside the new 6, Mazda went for a straightforward and clean design. Also shoulder, knee, and leg room have all been increased thanks in part to a longer wheelbase.
For the Russian market, the Mazda6 will come either a 2.0L Skyactiv four-cylinder producing 148 HP and going through a six-speed manual or automatic, and a 2.5L Skyactiv four producing 189 HP and going through a six-speed automatic. There is also a diesel engine in the cards. The Mazda6 will also premiere the "i-Eloop" system, which is a regenerative braking system.
We'll learn what the U.S. spec Mazda6 will come with in due time.
William Maley is a staff writer for Cheers & Gears. He can be reached at email@example.com or you can follow him on twitter at @realmudmonster.
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