Friday, October 28, 2016

Mazda to premier next generation CX-5 at L.A Auto Show

Mazda, the Japanese car company that goes its own way making drivers oriented cars plans on debuting an updated and new for 2017 CX-5 compact cross over.  Details are slim in advance of the Press Days debut but the teaser pic reveals more sculpting to the body, longer lower roof line and a much longer hood with less slope than the prior model  More SUV like than ultra-minivan in appearance.  Should help boost its sales considerably.  If they keep its drivers orientation, offers up a manual tranny this could be a really viable option over the Honda HRV.

You need to make the jump for the press release:

News Release Issued: Oct 27, 2016 (10:00am EDT)
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All-New 2017 Mazda CX-5 to Premiere at Los Angeles Auto Show

HIROSHIMA, Japan, Oct. 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Mazda Motor Corporation announced today that the all-new 2017 Mazda CX-5 will make its world premiere at the Los Angeles Auto Show, open to the public November 18-27. Mazda will hold a press conference at 12:50 p.m. on November 16, the first of two press days.
With the all-new CX-5 crossover SUV, Mazda has further refined every element of its design and technology to offer new dimensions of driving pleasure. Taking the KODO—Soul of Motion design concept to a new level, the company has honed the car's beauty, imparting a powerful combination of sophistication and strength.