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New 2023 Mazda CX-60 Plug in Hybrid – Mid-size Crossover SUV

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The all-new Mazda CX-60 expands Mazda’s award-winning SUV range, joining the UK line-up above the ever-popular 2022 Mazda CX-5. The new flagship SUV is launched with Mazda’s first plug-in hybrid technology powertrain, which combines a Skyactiv-G 2.5-litre four-cylinder petrol engine with a 129 kW electric motor and a 17.8 kWh high-capacity battery.

Welcome to the launch of the all-new mazda cx-60 this is our first plug-in hybrid our most powerful and largest car that we’ve ever introduced our designers have created a high quality interior inside an evolution of the now familiar kodo exterior design placing the cx60 very firmly as a challenger to the established european brands of audi bmw and mercedes as

With all mazdas the focus for our engineers has been to make this a great driving car and i’m sure when you get behind the wheel tomorrow you will see for yourselves how successful we’ve been at making this a really engaging drive the launch of the cx-60 represents a step change in how people will perceive mazda and raises the expectations of customers this is

The start of a fundamental shift in our product portfolio and over the next few years we’ll introduce multiple models from hybrid to full battery electric vehicles but before i share the product highlights let me give you some insight into how our business has performed in the last year all manufacturers have suffered from production constraints as we work

Through the global impacts of the pandemic and mazda is no exception ongoing semiconductor and general part supply disruption has resulted in the industry delivering similar new car volumes to the prior year when showrooms were forced to close our challenges have come from coveted outbreaks and lockdowns in east asia impacting our supply chains and logistics

This has resulted in mazda uk receiving a little less than 70 percent of the production requested to meet the market needs but our colleagues in japan and europe are working tirelessly to match production to customer demand and cx-60 supply has been carefully protected as production schedules changed we have adjusted our planned channel mix to protect cars for

Retail customers mitigating some of the impact on the dealer network while in normal years the industry would be around 50 50 retail and fleet mix of sales we’ve been operating at around a 75 retail mix during these challenging times despite reduced new car volumes and thanks to government support and exceptional used car department performance the network

Returned record levels of profit in 2021 and is in a reasonable position for calendar year to date 2022 as we move forward production looks promising for mazda and we should see a positive end to the calendar year from a new car perspective we have long championed the internal combustion engine and this will still power the majority of our cars across the world

In 2030. these cars will be increasingly electrified as set out in our building block concept in 2012 it showed how we would introduce electric technology over time on top of a base internal combustion engine with the end goal being full battery electric in those markets that mandate the zero emission vehicles but in order to reduce co2 we have to continue to

Develop and improve the efficiency of the internal combustion engine as the globe slowly transitions to electrification for the small product group which includes mazda 3 cx-30 and mx30 we will develop hybrids mild hybrids and evs using a rotary engine as a generator as well as launching plug-in hybrids and for the large products group with the cx60 being the

First new model we took into account the regulations in global markets as well as customer needs have been creating a multi-solution architecture that can support mild hybrid plug-in hybrid and even straight 4 and straight 6 gasoline and diesel engines many years in development these engines will be cleaner and more efficient than our current engines lower co2

Lower knocks and better fuel consumption efficiency while producing more power and greater drivability between now and 2025 we will launch five hybrid models five plug-in hybrids and three battery electric vehicles off our scalable architecture with the cx60 being the first plug-in hybrid the cx60 plug-in hybrid unit is combined with a skyactiv-g 2.5 liter

Four-cylinder engine enabling the car to be driven on electricity for most daily driving through applying our technological expertise in engine and electric drive technology and a human-centric development philosophy we’ve created a new phev system that offers a very engaging driving experience the car has ample torque that’s comparable to a large displacement

Diesel engine and output similar to a turbocharged petrol engine also when the battery depletes through long distance driving the vehicle switches to hev which secures a range that is longer than that of an ordinary internal combustion engine model as for driving the combination of a 2.5 liter engine and the large electric motor provides instant response to the

Driver’s input enabling full utilization of the available power we’ve also been busy with battery electric vehicle development in 2021 we launched our battery electric vehicle the mx-30 and we successfully sold over 2 000 models in the last year this continues to be a popular choice for those who want to make the transition to full electric before 2025 we will

Launch three bevs globally and from 2025 will have the dedicated bv production line that is scalable and capable of building multiple body styles as i mentioned we’ve not given up on the development of the internal combustion engine and we will launch both petrol and diesel six-cylinder engines in the cx-60 both equipped with a 48 volt mild hybrid system larger

Displacement engines may seem counterintuitive but the bigger an engine’s displacement the wider the high efficiency range can be expanded at a high load and at highway speeds a larger engine is also less stressed enabling better performance and drivability when a small engine is used at a light load the engine is inefficient but the more cylinders an engine

Has it increases the usage of the low rpm range which in turn improves efficiency so let me give you a little more detail about the new esky activex engine the three liter petrol e skyactiv x takes advantage of the good vibration balance that inline six cylinder engines are known for and combines this with enhancements to the precise combustion control technology

Which was developed for the four-cylinder e-skyactiv-x using spark-controlled compression ignition with a high compression engine we’re able to reduce emissions and improve fuel economy over a traditional spark ignition engine the engine delivers smooth acceleration and an engaging sound and due to enhanced lean combustion technology the unit also achieves

The same fuel economy as the four-cylinder e-skyactivex engine moving on to the all-new 3.3 liter diesel engine this is the next step towards our goal for ideal combustion with the potential to use both carbon neutral liquid e-fuels or biofuels as the world transitions to evs we were able to increase thermal efficiency in the new diesel engine by over 40 for

A considerable part of the practical operating range the larger engine displacement serves as an enabler for better fuel efficiency and low nox emissions throughout the engine the higher engine torque provides an excellent driving feel as well as a fuel efficiency and emissions equal to smaller suvs as the world has evolved in its thinking around accelerating

Co2 reduction we’ve updated our ambition to reflect the direction of travel globally our plan is to have 25 percent of our global model line up as full battery electric vehicles by 2030 the remaining 75 of our models will have some form of electrification on top of a base internal combustion engine but of course the cadence of actual sales mix will reflect local

Demand and we would expect europe and the uk to have a significantly greater proportion of ev mix at this point in the uk we will follow the government trajectory on sales percentage requirements for zero emission vehicles through to 2030 when our lineup will be bv and phev only and full bev after 2035. the all-new mazda cx-60 further expands our suv lineup back

In 2012 just two percent of our sales are suvs but with the introduction of the cx60 suvs will now make up 70 of our total sales in 2022. this is the first new model from our large product group to be introduced in europe and will be followed by the seven-seat cx-80 within the next two years the mazda cx-60 phev represents everything that we’ve built into our dna

Over the last 100 years from outstanding exterior and interior design to the finest japanese craftsmanship the latest innovations in human-centric technologies and world-leading powertrains the mazda60p hev launches ahead of the six-cylinder petrol and diesel mild hybrid powertrains it combines a skyactiv-g 2.5 four-cylinder direct injection petrol engine with

A large 129 kilowatt electric motor and a 17.8 kilowatt hour high capacity battery this combination of engine and motor delivers a total system output of 327 ps and abundant torque of 500 newton meters making it the most powerful road car mazda has ever produced the mazda 660 phev delivers highly impressive performance accelerating from naught to 62 in just 5.8

Seconds and on to a limited maximum speed of 125 miles an hour the new mazda phev also displays outstanding environmental credentials wltp combined fuel consumption is an impressive 188 miles per gallon and co2 emissions just 33 grams per kilometer the positioning of the high voltage battery between the front and rear axles and as low as possible within the body

Shell gives the new mazda cx60 a particularly low centre of gravity when combined with a permanent all-wheel drive system this gives the car superior handling characteristics on a par with the best in the premium market the all-new mazda 60 is based on mazda’s skyactiv multi-solution scalable architecture which features numerous enhancements that offer excellent

Driving dynamics while a comprehensive range of advanced driver assistance systems ensures active safety at the highest level and targets a euro end cap five-star safety rating we’ve always offered a high standard specification on our cars and with the cx60 we see another step change in the quality feel and the level of equipment that really elevate cx60 the

Entry exclusive line specification level offers 18-inch alloy wheels a black interior 12.3 inch center screen heated steering wheel and front seats head-up display and the ability to pre-heat or pre-cool the car through the my mazda app moving on to the homura this car gets gloss black external trim 20 inch black metallic alloy wheels front ventilated driver

And passenger seats with both cooling and heating functions heated rear seats a 12 speaker bose sound system and the mazda driver personalization system and i’ll talk about this neat feature shortly then top of the range is the takumi which comes with white napa leather maple wood interior accents unique interior stitching 20 inch black machined alloy wheels

And chrome exterior detailing and a full-length panoramic sunroof is optional on both the hamura and takumi models we’ve associated the phrase crafted in japan with the mazda cx-60 but why do taking this inspiration from traditional japanese craftsmanship we’re able to define mazda in a way that positions us in a uniquely japanese premium territory do

The cx60 is beautiful and dynamic styling which features the very latest iteration of kodo design you see that both inside and outside the car and a lot of it is down to this amazing rear-wheel drive look to the suv architecture the electric charging of this phev uses a type 2 charger it takes 2 hours 20 minutes on an 11 kilowatt charger so one of the really

Neat features that i like about this car is the mazda driver personalization system all new to our range and what it does based on the physique of the person sat in the driver’s seat and it can take up to six different people on the memory is set everything up for your personal preferences and that’s seating lighting heating the mirrors the head-up display a

Really super feature the interior design is absolutely fabulous from the maple wood and the napa leather through to this uniquely worked japanese fabric that we see on the dashboard and in the side of the doors here this car features kinematic posture control which makes cornering absolutely superb it basically breaks the inside rear wheel and that reduces the

Amount of roll as you go into the corner makes the car feel incredibly planted much feels much smaller much lighter than it’s than it really is brilliant to drive really makes a difference the my drive feature allows you to select one of several modes of driving to optimize this balance between the internal combustion engine and the electric motor of the phev

So in normal it does that and makes the most of the fuel efficiency in sport and hold onto the gear a little longer to allow much quicker overtaking maneuvers for example we then have the ev only mode so you’d be driving in pure electric for as long as the battery is charged and then finally the sort of towing and off-road mode so a whole selection of different

Options for the driver the cx60 offers 39 miles of pure electric drive when driving under 62 miles an hour and that really is just perfect for most people’s commutes once on the move the two power sources work seamlessly together to give the most efficient performance for any type of driving i’m hugely impressed by the mazda60 and it marks a huge step change

Really in the product and technologies that mazda brings to market in my 20 years in the company in the uk this is by far the most important car that i’ve ever been involved in launching and will bring all new customers to the brand and i think elevate the brand overall you’ll be driving this car yourself on the stunning roads of north wales from my favorite

Driving country and up into snowdonia and i’ll be really interested to hear your opinions and your views on the car when you get back when you leave this presentation we have an exhibition on crafted in japan which i’d encourage you to spend a little time exploring the featured artists are all japanese or inspired by japanese crafts working in the uk and europe

Using traditional japanese techniques the exhibition was curated by timeout and i hope you like it you

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