Mazda has shown off what will be its CX-5 compact SUV at the Geneva Motor Show today.
The Minagi compact crossover is a first looks at what a production version of the CX-5 could precursor to the style of Mazda’s forthcoming products with the new “Kodo - soul of motion” design style.
The CX-5 will sit below the CX-7 in the Mazda line-up and will help the Japanese brand compete with models like the Ford Kuga and the VW Tiguan.
The new concept also shows off Mazda’s new Skyactiv engine technology which UK execs described last week as one of the most important launches in the company’s history.
Skyactiv will introduce new petrol and diesel engines which will “drastically” reduce emissions while still enhancing performance. Mazda told AM it is looking to turn the 70% waste/30% energy ratio of the combustion engine on its head with the Skyactiv technology.
Mazda has also revealed its Shinari concept, a four-door sports coupe concept which also displays the new Kodo design style.