The image and details published by us last night have been confirmed to be authentic, as the Japanese company has just released an official release announcing the Mazda MINAGI’s debut at the Geneva Motor Show in March.
The Mazda MINAGI is a compact crossover which will use the new SKYACTIV technologies and is shaped in accordance with the automaker’s KODO Design principles, and just like most of the concepts, it offers a hint as far as what to expect from future production models.
The Mazda MINIGI uses the SKYACTIV technologies throughout its concept, and that includes the engine, ,transmission, body and chassis which benefit from reduced weight and an increased level of security.
We’ll have complete details and live photos with the Mazda MINAGI Concept on March 1 so stay tuned.
Mazda press release :
Mazda MINAGI Concept to Showcase Mazda’s All-new SKYACTIV Technologies and KODO Design at the Geneva Motor Show
HIROSHIMA, Japan—Mazda Motor Corporation will showcase the world premiere of its new MINAGI compact crossover SUV concept car during the press days of the 2011 Geneva motor show, which is being held from March 1-13, 2011. The Mazda MINAGI concept fully embraces Mazda’s new SKYACTIV technologies and its new design theme, KODO – Soul of Motion. The exciting MINAGI concept is the forerunner to the launch of Mazda’s upcoming next-generation products and symbolizes the evolution of the Mazda brand as it begins a new era.
The Mazda MINAGI is a compact crossover SUV concept that combines Mazda’s SKYACTIV technologies – which represent the harmony between driving pleasure and outstanding environmental and safety performance – with emotional KODO design that communicates pent-up energy bursting with vitality as the vehicle nimbly navigates a sprawling urban cityscape. Fully introducing SKYACTIV technologies throughout, MINAGI is equipped with a SKYACTIV engine and SKYACTIV transmission fitted to a SKYACTIV-Body and chassis that merge comprehensive weight reduction with the assurance of ample safety features.
Mazda’s stand at the Geneva show will also feature new SKYACTIV
technology exhibits and the Mazda SHINARI design concept car, among a
wide range of products.
Officially titled the 81e Salon
International de l’Auto de Genève, the show’s press days are March 1 and
2, and the public days are March 3-13, 2011. Mazda will hold a press
conference on Tuesday, March 1.
Main Exhibits at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show
|Reference exhibits||Mazda MINAGI (world premiere)
Mazda SHINARI (European premiere)
|Technology exhibits||New Mazda SKYACTIV-G direct injection gasoline engine
New Mazda SKYACTIV-D clean diesel engine
New Mazda SKYACTIV-Drive automatic transmission
New Mazda SKYACTIV-MT manual transmission
|Vehicles currently on sale||Mazda2, Mazda3, Mazda5, Mazda6, Mazda MX-5, Mazda CX-7, Mazda BT-50|