Mazda zooms in on a pair of concepts at Tokyo Motor Show


Mazda unveiled a pair of reportedly stunning concept vehicles at the 2017 Tokyo Motor Show. The concept cars give a glimpse into the future of Mazda, particularly its Kodo: Soul of Motion design language.

The Mazda Kai concept is a compact hatchback with flowing sides and an organic, fluid silhouette. If the Kai concept is a strong indication of the next Mazda3 hatchback, then you can book your reservation fee right now.

The Kai embodies a more mature expression of Mazda’s Kodo styling. The concept promises advances in technology, engineering and design that will define the next generation of Mazda cars.

The Kai is designed to be dramatically quieter and will have a more comfortable ride. Performance will also climb a notch, thanks to a new SkyActiv-X gasoline engine and improved driving dynamics.

The second concept is the Vision Coupe, a classic long hood, short rear deck design that flows to give an instant impression of motion.

Mazda applies the Kodo design to produce a Japanese aesthetic to produce more elegant, premium-class styling. Mazda calls the exterior design a one-motion form that exudes a sense of speed.

The interior will have three-dimensional depth with a strong, longitudinal axis. It will be a relaxed space with a sense of speed, says Mazda.

Mazda’s vision is to use technology to continue to provide driving pleasure to ”inspire people, enrich society, and help bring about a beautiful earth” dubbed “Sustainable Zoom-Zoom 2030.”

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