2023 Mazda CX-60 to debut 3.3-litre turbo petrol destined for North America

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The Australian 2023 Mazda CX-60 scope volition diagnostic a caller 3.3-litre turbocharged inline-six with 48V mild-hybrid technology, which is antithetic to the 3.0-litre e-Skyactiv X supercharged petrol destined for Europe.

With outputs of 209kW (5000rpm) and 450Nm (2000-3500rpm), the caller 48V MHEV-assisted 3.3-litre inline-six turbo volition articulation the 241kW/500Nm 2.5-litre e-Skyactiv Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV), arsenic good arsenic the 187kW/550Nm e-Skyactiv D 3.3-litre inline six turbo-diesel, likewise featuring 48V mild-hybrid technology.

A spokesperson for Mazda Australia confirmed the 3.3-litre turbo confirmed arsenic portion of today’s CX-60 announcement won’t beryllium offered successful the CX-60’s different halfway markets, but volition marque its mode to North America – however, North America won’t beryllium getting the CX-60, astatine slightest arsenic acold arsenic we know.

Mazda wouldn’t accidental whether this motor volition powerfulness the upcoming CX-70 and CX-90, which are confirmed for the North American market, and near the doorway unfastened to the e-Skyactiv X inline six rolling retired beyond European borders pursuing its archetypal release.

“Japan and Europe volition not beryllium equipped with this Skyactiv-G inline-six astatine this time,” said the Mazda Australia spokesperson.

“The inline-six petrol specifications for the CX-70 and CX-90 successful North America volition beryllium shared astatine a aboriginal date.

“As for the e-Skyactiv X petrol engine, Mazda plans to present this to Europe and volition denote the motorboat timing astatine a aboriginal dater. For different markets, we volition marque an announcement astatine a aboriginal date.”

The CX-60 is the archetypal Mazda to beryllium based connected the company’s caller Large Architecture, which allows for rear- and all-wheel thrust drivetrains and inline six petrol and diesel engines with 48V mild-hybrid tech, arsenic good arsenic plug-in hybrid systems.

Earlier contiguous Mazda confirmed the CX-60 is expected to onshore during the archetypal fractional of 2023, not successful precocious 2022 arsenic initially planned, without the price-leading 2.5-litre atmo four-cylinder petrol antecedently expected to pb the rollout.

All versions of the CX-60 volition beryllium fitted with Mazda’s caller eight-speed automatic transmission, which features a multi-plate clutch with an integrated electrical motor/generator successful spot of a torque converter, promising precocious ratio and speedy shifts. From marketplace launch, the CX-60 volition beryllium AWD only.

The CX-60 volition beryllium offered successful Evolve, GT and Azami trim levels, with modular instrumentality crossed the scope including wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, wireless telephone charging, a powerfulness tailgate, precocious keyless entry, and power-folding, heated exterior mirrors with auto-dimming.

Alloy instrumentality sizes volition scope from 18- to 20-inches, and the caller Rhodium achromatic metallic colour volition beryllium disposable crossed the range.

Measuring 4740mm long1890mm wide and 1685mm tall with a 2870mm wheelbase, the Mazda CX-60 is 190mm longer, 50mm wider and 10mm taller than the popular CX-5, with a 170mm longer wheelbase.

For reference, it’s besides 32mm longer, 1mm narrower and 9mm taller than a BMW X3, and features a 6mm longer wheelbase. Additionally, it’s 133mm shorter successful magnitude and 94mm skinnier than a Volkswagen Touareg, with a 24mm shorter wheelbase.

“The CX-60 represents a full caller section for Mazda and introduces a bid of firsts for the brand: an all-new platform; afloat plug-in hybrid technology; rear-biased all-wheel thrust and state-of-the-art longitudinal powerplants,” said Mazda Australia managing director, Vinesh Bhindi.

“All of this is wrapped successful our beautifully restrained Kodo Design evolution, and arsenic we gully person to the section instauration of this authentically premium vehicle, the 14,500+ expressions of involvement we person already received are a wide denotation of the level of anticipation that already surrounds Mazda CX-60.”

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