Mazda will release a hyper patch on the basis of the new Mazda 3

Mazda will release a hyper patch on the basis of the new Mazda 3

April 12, 2019 0 By autotimesnews

“Charged” version of the hatchback will receive an upgraded 2.5-liter supercharged engine from the flagship crossover CX-9

Mazda’s management is discussing the possibility of developing a new generation of “hyper-versions” of the hatchback Mazda3. This is with reference to its own source reports the publication Autocar.

As an engine, the 2.5-liter turbo engine from the CX-9 flagship crossover, which gives 250 l on this model, seems to be the most successful option. with. and 420 N · m of torque. It is assumed that the engine will undergo a significant modernization, after which the return will increase.

Recall, the new generation Mazda3 debuted at the end of 2018 at the motor show in Los Angeles. Cars will be offered with the new two-liter petrol engine of the SkyActive-X family. In such a motor, the fuel-air mixture can ignite in the cylinder during compression, as it happens in diesel power units. In this case, SkyActive-X engines will use traditional spark plugs, which will be used at high loads.

The engine will work according to the mild hybrid scheme – together with a compact electric motor powered from a 24-volt on-board electrical grid. The company notes that thanks to this technology, fuel savings will increase by about 20–30% compared with similar units of the same volume.