Last week, Mazda officially teased its Geneva-bound Hazumi concept, showing little more than an aggressive headlamp design. But now, thanks to the magic of the Internet, another rendering of the Hazumi has appeared on the web, and, well, it's totes adorbs.

In Mazda's original release from last week, we were told that the name "Hazumi" means "spring up" or "bound" in Japanese, and is "particularly well-suited to a small car that appears to be bursting with energy." And now that we're getting a nearly full glimpse of the thing, we absolutely have to agree. The company's Kodo design language offers aggressive style in a cute little shape, and the usual raft of concept car-spec treatments (no mirrors, huge wheels, etc.) make it look even more comical and delightful.

Indeed, the Hazumi is understood to preview the next Mazda2 subcompact, and if this concept car points the way forward for Mazda's tiniest hatch, consider us totally geeked. Mazda is also set to debut its new 1.5-liter Skyactiv-D diesel engine at the Geneva Motor Show next week, and while the company hasn't confirmed if that powerplant will make its way into the next Mazda2, it sure makes sense, at least overseas. Stay tuned.


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      Andre Neves
      • 10 Months Ago
      Mazda's new design language is excellent. I am really looking forward to see what the MX-5 looks like. Probably the one car I am anticipating the most.
      carguy1701
      • 10 Months Ago
      I like where this is going.
      MotionDesigner
      • 10 Months Ago
      Seems like Mazda can do no wrong these days.
      Txdesign
      • 10 Months Ago
      This is looking good. Mazdaspeed version please. We need more choices in the hot hatch segment.
        Gorgenapper
        • 10 Months Ago
        @Txdesign
        Yes, and while they're at it, Mazdaspeed 3 pls. I need something to look forward to in the hot hatch segment since Subaru has just Subaru-ed its WRX and STI.
      icemilkcoffee
      • 10 Months Ago
      Looks hot. This thing just cries out for a 1.6 turbo engine.
      bK
      • 10 Months Ago
      Looks quite nice,
      IBx27
      • 10 Months Ago
      Approve.
      sstowes
      • 10 Months Ago
      So...I'm pretty sure I'm gonna like it. :-) Here's to hoping Mazda's Miata looks as good in Kodo. The previous language was beautiful in concept form, but never really translated into something tangibly gorgeous. Hopefully, as cars and safety and technology advance, we are moving closer to a future where concepts like that are actually put on roads. Until then, this will do just fine. :-)
      Rob
      • 10 Months Ago
      Is it in a flood zone? I think the car is sinking.
        r67bennett
        • 10 Months Ago
        @Rob
        naw it's just very low profile tires being engineered by mazda.. it's one of a kind.
      William
      • 10 Months Ago
      They'll ruin it by making it a 4 door (or 5-door).
      bootsnchaps60
      • 10 Months Ago
      The illustration makes it look like either the tires are flat or its sitting in water..
      Scott Cole
      • 10 Months Ago
      Looks tones better than its predecessor. The Hazumi is fresh and stylish, the Mazda2 isn't ugly per-se but kinda bland
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