While the Mazda CX-50 and CX-90 have been fully launched, the Japanese brand has confirmed that the eponymous line between the aforementioned pair, the CX-70, will be delayed.
Specifically, in the information released on October 22, Mazda North America CEO Tom Donnelly confirmed to the newspaper. automotive news – One of the leading car websites in the field above said that the CX-70 will be launched in 2024 instead of the originally expected late 2023.
Previous information shows that this car has two transmission options: plug-in hybrid and 6-cylinder gasoline. The maximum number of rows of seats on a vehicle is limited to 2, leaving a 3-row playing field for the CX-80 (Europe, Asia) and CX-90 (North America).
In addition to the SUV lineup from the CX-50 to the CX-90, Mazda also has another new SUV line. This car model will use an electric powertrain instead of an internal combustion engine like the above cars. The car’s name has been confirmed to be “derived from the existing car line”. Sheet automotive news Believe it or not, the name of this electric SUV model is… CX-5 – the main force driving Mazda’s current sales.
However, the above prediction automotive news Not necessarily baseless. All information related to Mazda shows that the company does not have enough strength to develop its own chassis for electric vehicles. Therefore, the company has to adapt the existing chassis into an electric vehicle chassis.
The CX-5 is one candidate that could make such a transformation and if so, the SUV model mentioned by the company is likely to be a full-fledged CX-5 EV.
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