The new Mazda 6 will be equipped with a 350-horsepower engine and rear-wheel drive

The new Mazda 6 will be equipped with a 350-horsepower engine and rear-wheel drive

April 14, 2020 0 By autotimesnews

The Japanese company plans to present a new generation of its Mazda 6. In the specialized media, you can already find the first details about a future novelty.

The next generation Mazda 6 will receive a rear-wheel drive modular platform developed by engineers from Mazda and Toyota, as well as a productive hybrid. Such information is shared by the Car and Driver portal. So, according to auto experts, the top versions of the next Mazda 6 will be equipped with an in-line six-cylinder engine with Skyactiv-X technology with compression-ignition of the combustible mixture. As assistants, he was identified with a 48-volt starter-generator and a set of high-performance batteries.

The return of such a “soft” hybrid reaches 350 horsepower.

 As an option, the brand is ready to offer customers four-wheel drive. As for the new platform that the new Mazda 6 is predicted for, the same architecture is expected on the new generation Mazda CX-9 crossover, as well as on the Gran Turismo coupe. It will replace the iconic RX-8. Recall, this spectacular sports car left the assembly line in 2011.