Crossover All-New Mazda CX-5  – Mazda announced it would introduce a new crossover, which is All-New Mazda CX-5 – categorized as a compact vehicle – at the Frankfurt Motor Show which takes place next month.

This model will be adopted in full unique technology called SKYACTIVE Mazda. Especially for his appearance, called “Kodo – Soul of Motion ‘. For global markets, all-new CX-5 will be launched early 2012.

Together SKYACTIVE, Mazda offers gasoline and diesel engines, manual and automatic transmission for this crossover. Although Mazda has not released details of the dimensions and capabilities of the machine work.

Just mentioned, for the European market, is offered a choice SKYACTIVE G, 2.0-liter gasoline engine and SKYACTIVE-D 2.2-liter diesel engine that produces standard power or greater. With these SKYACTIVE, Mazda claims that the resulting carbon dioxide emissions diesel engines ranging from 120 g / km.

CX-5 is the first production model from Mazda’s new design theme, “Kodo-Soul of Motion ‘. This concept has been demonstrated through the concept cars of Mazda Shinari and Minagi.

Mazda RX-8 Production Was Stopped – Mazda Motor Corp. (MMC) to cancel the production sports car RX-8 rotary-engined due to be triggered two things, namely that falling sales and tightening global emissions standards. Production at factories Hiroshima, Japan ended early last July, was ended this year’s global sales.

Mazda RX-8 and three generations of RX-7 with a rotary engine has long circulated in the market. With the 1.3L engine is equipped twin-motor, the rotary engine produces power 232 HP at 8500 rpm.

Unfortunately, sales were less enthusiastic and only sold 1134 units last year, down 49 percent compared to 2009. Even until last July, the marketing down another 21 percent.

In fact, the RX-8 now has a price of U.S. $ 27,590 (including freight), sales had reached 23,690 units in 2004.Tapi, the first generation RX7 never exceeded 50,000 units in the 1980s.

Interesting Mazda RX-8 of the European market last year due to failing to meet emission standards. According to sources from within, without any demand from Europe, can not sell the Mazda RX-8. Then, the exports of Japan is very difficult due to the strengthening of the yen against the dollar, making the Mazda suffered operating losses in North America from April to June almost tripled.

Step Mazda rotary engine pulled from the American market is not for the first time. In 1995, they’ve pulled the RX-7 to 2003 and returned to the show room with the RX-8 model.

Is the Mazda rotary engine era over? according to the source of Hiroshima, the Mazda engineers are preparing the next generation rotary 1.6L capacity with 16X code with specifications lower emissions and fuel consumption more efficient.

Mazda MX-5, Best-Selling Two-Seater Sports Car (Guinness Book of World Records) – Fans of sports cars in Indonesia seem to be able to develop a smile. Because, once confirmed as a “Best-Selling Two-Seater Sports Car” by the Guinness Book of World Records, the Mazda MX-5 was present in Indonesia. Together with the Mazda 8, convertible hard top was launched simultaneously with the opening of the IIMs, Friday, July 22, 2011 yesterday.

President Director of PT Mazda Motor Indonesia (MMI) Yoshiya Horigome said, the MX-5 has won many awards. He hopes the spirit of “Jinbai Ittai” which became the concept behind the creation of this series can satisfy its users. “The spirit Jinbai Ittai emphasis on the intimate relationship between car and driver, such as synergy between horse and rider moving as one entity,” he said during the launch.

Mazda MX-5 is equipped with four-cylinder MZR engine with a 2.0 L 16 valve. Uniquely, this car is made with a hard top version which can be operated in 12 seconds making it possible to be an antidote to rain or sunshine.

While on the inside (cabin), riders are pampered with a ultrasporty Recaro seats, keyless ignition, and a premium sound system with seven speakers from Bose. MX-5 comes in three colors, namely Copper Red Mica, Crystal White Mica and Stormy Blue, which cost Rp 590 million.

During the exhibition, MMI provides a limited version of the Mazda2 is only 17 units. At the booth there is also a variant Mazda Mazda8 a price of Rp 498 million.