Mazda Mazda3 News
Mazda plans to put this into production with a Skyactiv-X engine.
Mazda will also show the Japanese-market CX-8 and a special-edition MX-5.
Mazda is not trying to hide what it's testing.
Touring and Grand Touring models get more goodies, too.
The new engines employ a system that improves fuel economy and reduces emissions.
G-Vectoring up, torque down while you Mazda fans corner to this.
The Mazda CX-9's new turbocharged four-cylinder could see duty in the brand's other products, which means it's more of a product planning decision than an engineering one.
The improved performance is invisible, and that's the point.
Strategic Vision's Total Quality Impact awards go to vehicles based on survey responses while also focusing on the intangible aspects of vehicle ownership.
Mazda will focus its engineering resources on the next generation of Skyactiv engines rather than on building new Mazdaspeed versions of the 3 or 6. Those carswill arrive eventually, though.
From drag races to roominess comparison, the Mazda3 came out ahead of the Audi A3 and BMW 1-Series in a diesel-hatchback comparison.