The 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show is simply across the nook and Mazda simply introduced its plans to disclose an up to date Mazda6 sedan … with turbo energy.
Yes, you learn that appropriately — Mazda is including a brand new engine option to the Mazda6 sedan by taking the present 2.5-liter turbocharged inline 4 from the CX-9 and implanting it into the corporate’s flagship sedan.
One of the present criticisms for the present Mazda6 sedan is its lack of engine decisions. All new Mazda6 sedans come solely with the corporate’s newest 2.5-liter Skyactiv-G naturally-aspirated fuel inline-four with 184 horsepower and 185 pounds-feet of torque, mated to a six-speed automated.
While it’s ample for the automotive, a lot of its rivals supply turbocharged inline-fours or the selection of a naturally aspirated V6, each of which may put the Mazda6 within the mud in a straight line.
Now, it appears Mazda is looking for to deal with this criticism by becoming the newest Mazda6 with the corporate’s newest turbocharged Skyactiv-G four-cylinder. The newest turbo-four from Mazda displaces 2.5-liters and was first launched on the newest Mazda CX-9 crossover. There, it’s good for 250 hp and 310 pound-feet.
Mazda didn’t say a lot else concerning the new turbocharged Mazda6 sedan. And that’s in all probability as a result of the corporate is ready for its press convention on November 29 to spill the beans.
While we expect it’s simply one other engine addition, it’s too early to inform if Mazda selected to market its newest turbocharged sedan as a return or successor to the “Mazdaspeed” line. Mazda beforehand produced sportier variants of its vehicles, notably older variations of the Mazdathree hatchback-based Mazdaspeedthree the older Mazda6-based Mazdaspeed6. They featured turbocharged engines, sport-tuned suspension, steering, brakes, and a sportier physique package.
In the newest press launch, Mazda Motor Corporation confirmed the introduction of a brand new turbocharged Mazda6 sedan.
Other main adjustments contain the inclusion of cylinder deactivation for the pre-existing naturally aspirated 2.5L inline-four at the moment serving obligation within the Mazda6 and the CX-5. This means drivers can profit from a slight increase in gas economic system because the engine actively disables a couple of engine cylinders when cruising at velocity.
Also included on this checklist of adjustments to be carried out, Mazda plans to element some additions to its i-Activsense bundle of pbadive and energetic security methods for its vehicles. The i-Activsense system is actually Mazda’s means of grouping its driver security bundle that’s included on all of their autos. The newest revision adopts adjustments to the Mazda Radar Cruise Control or MRCC. Following its replace, will probably be in a position to convey the automotive to a halt, and speed up from a cease in stop-and-go site visitors.
Lastly, Mazda’s i-Activsense additionally equips the corporate’s newest 360-degree View Monitor system, permitting for full views of the outside of the automotive from the within when parking or maneuvering at low speeds.
Be positive to take a look at Mazda’s stand at this 12 months’s Los Angeles Auto Show when you’ll be on the town anytime from December 1-10.