Mazda describes the CX-60 as its most important new model in over a decade — which, if not an exaggeration, makes it even more important in the company’s estimation than the hugely popular second-generation CX-9 that first went on sale in 2016, and the second-generation CX -5 which debuted in 2017.
“Mazda’s new flagship represents everything the company has built into its DNA over the past 100 years,” the company says, from premium exterior and interior design to the finest Japanese craftsmanship, and the latest innovations in human-centric technologies and world-class generation. Power “.
The Australian debut of the CX-60 has been confirmed, as shown below, but an exact timing has yet to be announced.
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April 9, 2023: CX-60 power numbers revealed
Mazda has released additional information for 2023 CX – 60 for the Japanese market, revealing the power numbers for the new six-cylinder diesel engine.
Debuting alongside the rear-wheel drive CX-60, the turbocharged 3.3-liter Skyactiv-D in-line six-cylinder diesel will produce Power 170 kW and torque 500 Nmpaired with an eight-speed automatic transmission to a rear-biased all-wheel drive system.
The brand’s new eight-speed torque converter is the only gearbox option across the entire CX-60 range.
However, this arrangement of 170 kW and 500 Nm is not the most powerful option. A 48-volt mild hybrid version of the diesel mill, titled “e-Skyactiv-D”, will also be available.
With the help of a 12.4 kW electric motor, the combined booster version will produce 187 kW / 550 Nm. The battery capacity is 0.33 kWh.
According to the Japanese brand, the hybrid light diesel can complete Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h in 7.3 secondsOn the way to a top speed of 220 km / h.
Mazda has yet to confirm specification details for the 3.0-liter V6 (Skyactiv-X) petrol engine, however, it has confirmed the familiar 138 kW / 250 Nm 2.5 L Four – As shown on 3, 6, CX-30, CX-5 and CX-8 – The CX-60 range will open.
Full details of the CX-60 can be found below, including details of the plug-in hybrid powertrain.
March 25, 2023: CX-60 confirmed for Australia
Mazda has confirmed its new car 2023 CX – 60 It will be priced from “about $55,000” when it arrives in Australia later this year, making it truly a near-premium for the premium segment.
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March 9, 2023: The CX-60 . is revealed
- CX-60 debuts new RWD architecture, six inline engines
- The plug-in hybrid variant with a range of 69 km EV . has also been revealed
- Longer and wider than the popular CX-5 SUV
Mazda has officially taken the covers of its new CX-60, finally debuting the Japanese brand’s new rear-wheel drive architecture, along with a pair of highly anticipated six-cylinder engines.
The CX-60 will be launched later this year with a two-row, five-seater standing between the CX-5 and CX-8 in Mazda’s domestic model range — debuting with an advanced design and a more luxurious and powerful focus.
as well as including Two new big six-engine engines – Available in the form of petrol with a capacity of 3.0 liters naturally aspirated and 3.3 liters with turbo diesel – becomes the CX-60 Mazda’s first ever hybridwith the PHEV variant boasting more power numbers than any other on-road model in the brand’s range.
Engine and propulsion system
The introduction of the CX-60 is a revolution for Mazda, becoming its first model to be based on the company’s new “big chassis” platform.
Set to be rolled out across its future model range, the larger architecture will offer more capabilities to rear-wheel drive models – such as the Mazda 6 – as well as a more modular electrified platform, allowing the manufacturer to add more electric variants to vehicles in the coming years.
Numbers that are very important to enthusiasts – the power numbers for those new six-cylinder engines – haven’t been revealed, but at least we know the PHEV is going to have some decent kicks.
The key numbers for the CX-60’s flagship PHEV variant come thanks to the 2.5-liter Skyactiv-G four-cylinder petrol engine, paired with a 100 kW electric motor and 17.8 kWh battery pack to produce The total system output is 241 kW and 500 Nm.
Those numbers not only make it the most powerful PHEV in its class, but the CX-60 also became Mazda’s most powerful road car in its history, with its electrified transmission, eight-speed automatic transmission and all-wheel drive allowing the SUV to complete. The Acceleration from 0 to 100 km / h in just 5.8 seconds.
Fuel consumption is rated at 1.5 or 1.6 l/100 km (depending on whether the car has 18 or 20 inch wheels respectively) while Mazda also says it can achieve an electric-only driving range of 69 km – when city driving with Installing 18-inch lighter wheels.
Compatible with 220-240V AC chargers, the CX-60’s onboard battery can be charged from empty in four hours.
Details haven’t been released yet, but the new model will also be available from launch with a choice of two internal combustion engines – a 3.0-liter sqectiv-d petrol engine or a 3.3-liter sqectiv-d diesel respectively, both of which will feature Mazda’s 48-volt light-hybrid system volts.
While details of an Australian model will come later, the car is available in Europe in four classes, with the Prime-line opening for the CX-60 range with standard equipment including:
|Kinetic Posture Control (KPC)|
|black honeycomb grid|
|Black exterior trim|
|18 inch alloy wheels|
|Eight body colors jet black, deep crystal blue, sonic silver, platinum quartz, polar white, rhodium white, machine gray and spirit red crystal|
|Adjustable steering column with 45mm of rake, 70mm of rake movement|
|12.3 inch digital screen|
|12 inch infotainment screen|
|8-speaker audio system|
|Apple CarPlay / Android Auto|
Moving to the Exclusive Line, buyers are treated to a host of equipment upgrades, such as:
|Grille in piano black|
|piano black exterior trim|
|20″ Silver Alloy Wheels|
|Smart keyless entry|
|Front and back signature illumination|
|Interior trim in black faux leather with titanium tubes|
|hot steering wheel|
|10-way power adjustable front seats with heated and ventilated|
|Glove box and front foot lighting.|
The Takumi variant scores more exclusive features, from the redesigned front end to new interior materials:
|Exclusive front bumper design|
|Black piano bar type grille|
|Distinctive front wings, side signatures, and glass surround in glossy metallic|
|20″ forged alloy wheels in black metallic|
|Interior trim in white nappa leather with natural wood grain and high-quality textiles|
|maple wood trim|
|Black leather-wrapped steering wheel with white stitching and power adjustment|
|Driver personalization system (uses seat facial recognition and HUD door mirror adjustment).|
Finally, the range-topping score of Homura gains unique features to distinguish it as the leader in the range:
|Exclusive front bumper design|
|Black honeycomb piano network|
|Signature Jet Black Wing and Signature Side Paint|
|All-black door and exhaust mirrors|
|20″ Black Alloy Wheels|
|White ambient lighting (front and rear door trim).|
Coming to Mazda’s range above the current and popular CX-5, the CX-60 measures 4745 mm in length, 1890 mm in width, 1680 mm with a wheelbase of 2870 mm.
Its larger overall dimensions allow it to carry up to 570 liters in the boot with the second row of seats higher, with capacity jumping up to 1,726 liters when the seats are folded flat.
According to Mazda, the CX-60 offers shoulder room of 1,504 mm in the first row and 1,441 in the second row, an increase of 44 mm and 50 mm, respectively, over the CX-5.
At its lowest weight, the CX-60 tipps the scales at 1980 kg when fitted with 18-inch wheels, reaching 1995 kg when fitted with 20-inch alloys, while the maximum allowable weight remains at 2,667 kg.
Mazda targets a five-star ANCAP safety rating for the CX-60, backed by the installation of center and rear side airbags as well as a suite of technical equipment, including but not limited to:
|Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross Traffic Alert|
|see through vision|
|Electronic brake force distribution|
|Dynamic Stability Control|
|Hill Start Assist|
|Hill Descent Control|
|Help keep track with guidance help|
|Recognize traffic lights|
|cruise control (i-ACC); Now includes speed limits from the traffic sign recognition system|
|Vehicle exit warning|
|Turn through traffic assistance|
|Rear emergency brake with pedestrian detection|
|Advanced Smart City Braking|
|Maintain an emergency lane.|
Mazda is set to roll out the CX-60 in Europe from mid-year, after starting production in Japan on March 11, although Australian buyers will have to wait until later in the year before revealing local pricing and features.