New Mazda6 will be rear-wheel drive and more economical

New Mazda6 will be rear-wheel drive and more economical

August 14, 2020 0 By autotimesnews

Sales of the next-generation Mazda6 should start towards the end of 2022. Details about the updated model were shared by Car and Driver.

As noted, the fourth generation will be based on a new architecture with a traditional engine layout, that is, the motor will be longitudinally, and the main drive will be on the rear axle. The engine lineup is expected to include the Skyactive-X unit, created using compression ignition technology.

The Mazda6 will be a mild hybrid, meaning a 48-volt starter-generator will work with the super engine, which will increase the car’s economy.

The prototype of the new generation Mazda6 is the prototype of the 2017 Mazda Vision Coupe, the proportions of which indicate the possible accuracy of the information about the longitudinal engine location.

In addition, it was recently noted that the Mazda CX-4 coupe-crossover got an update. It should be emphasized that the new configuration did not receive as many changes as last year, however, there are some very interesting details here.