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First glimpse of the next Mazda3

First glimpse of the next Mazda3

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blogentry-133713-0-77322300-1539445132_thumb.jpgHere's how the next Mazda3 might look like - an outline of the production version has surfaced on the internet.

 

Taking cues from the Kai Concept shown in Tokyo, the car will be using Mazda’s latest SkyActiv-Vehicle Architecture which will provide the car with a better ride as the new platform is significantly stiffer, allowing the suspension to do its work properly.

 

blogentry-133713-0-05732900-1539445137_thumb.jpgAs reported by Carscoops, the new Mazda3 will use a new generation of SkyActiv-X petrol engines that feature Spark Controlled Compression Ignition. A new 2.0-litre engine is rumored to output near 190bhp, easily eclipsing the current 2.0-litre engine that delivers 162bhp. It will also use around 20% less fuel and is 25% cleaner in terms of carbon dioxide emissions.

 

blogentry-133713-0-23034100-1539445141_thumb.jpgThe new car is likely to appear before 2018 ends.

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Looks more like a faclift than a revamp... front inspire the same interest as it look like the current model whose initial popularity is destroyed by the overload of PHV.

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Well we will see tons of this bearing the PHV sticker on the streets very soon. 

 

What a waste of tech. All these high tech engines and drive train are totally wasted and unappreciated when the car is being used as a PHV. 

 

190hp in a Mazda 3... hopefully the added power will make my Grab ride shorter? 

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Looks more like a faclift than a revamp... front inspire the same interest as it look like the current model whose initial popularity is destroyed by the overload of PHV.

Important is the new engine chance a 2L into a higher than 2.5L performance car with a 20% drop in FC. better still if they can drop the CEVS band

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