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Auto Shows The 2020 Mazda MX-30 Is an EV That’ll Bring Back the Rotary

17:50  23 october  2019
17:50  23 october  2019 Source:   roadandtrack.com

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Mazda today unveiled its first new battery electric vehicle in the 2020 MX - 30 crossover during the Tokyo Motor Show. The MX - 30 is roughly the same Based on the car’s profile, it could be a good bet to market it as something of a less expensive next-gen Porsche Macan EV . “In any era, Mazda wants

That news is obviously the electric motivation that underpins something with a Mazda badge for the first time. As for specifics, we aren’t given too much detail just But Mazda bills the MX - 30 as a different kind of EV that focuses on the joy of driving, as well as the relationship between people and cars.

After months of rumors, Mazda has finally revealed its first mass-production electric car at the Tokyo Motor Show. This is the 2020 Mazda MX-30, an EV crossover with suicide doors reminiscent of those on the old RX-8.

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The MX - 30 is a crossover with suicide rear doors that might remind you of the RX-8 sports car. That ’s because it’ ll take the shape of a crossover set to go down in history as the company’s first mass-produced EV . Back to the MX - 30 at hand, an official image of the electric crossover has escaped

Mazda MX - 30 electric crossover is the first EV for Mazda . Both are mysteries, though it seems it is a single-motor vehicle, and so is likely front-drive only. It does feature an electric version of G-Vectoring Control, which is the system that reduces torque with steering input to shift weight forward for a larger

Like a lot of new high-riding cars, the 2020 Mazda MX-30 sports a coupe-esque design, with a dramatically sloped C-pillar. The B-pillar is integrated into the rear door, allowing for easy access to the back seats and a cool pillarless look when the both doors are open. Combined with a slim front grille that integrates into the headlights, the MX-30 has a handsome, neat look.

The interior is much of the same story, with a sleek dashboard incorporating cork, and fabrics made from recycled material.

a car parked in front of a building: The MX-30 uses a 35.5-kWh battery pack, sending power to a front-mounted electric motor. Eventually, it'll have a rotary range extender. © Mazda The MX-30 uses a 35.5-kWh battery pack, sending power to a front-mounted electric motor. Eventually, it'll have a rotary range extender.

Mazda didn't reveal much about the car's electric powertrain, saying only that it's packing a 33.5-kWh lithium-ion battery pack in the floor. No power or range figures have been given. Though the automaker didn't mention it in the initial press release, the MX-30 may eventually receive a rotary range extender, something Mazda confirmed last year.

Pre-orders for European customers are already open, with deliveries starting in 2020. Car and Driver predicts the MX-30 will come to America at some point as well. 

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