Mazda Motor Corporation have revealed two concepts at the 2017 Tokyo Motor Show. The Mazda Kai Concept, a compact hatchback that heralds a new generation of inspired vehicles from the award-winning Japanese carmaker, made its world premiere. It was the second appearance for the Mazda Vision Coupé.
Featuring the next-generation Skyactiv-X petrol engine, Skyactiv-Vehicle Architecture and a more mature expression of the Kodo design language, the Kai Concept embodies the technology, engineering and styling concepts that will define the coming generation of Mazdas. Refinements in all areas of dynamic performance have produced a considerably quieter, more comfortable ride and enhanced performance. The Kai Concept features muscular, solid proportions in a form brought to life by a delicate flow of reflections over the sides of the body.
The Vision Coupe represents Mazda’s design vision for next-generation models; a more mature expression of Kodo applies a Japanese aesthetic to achieve more elegant and premium styling. The exterior features a “one motion” form that exudes a sense of speed and the interior combines three-dimensional depth with a strong longitudinal axis to create a relaxed space that maintains a sense of speed.
In line with Sustainable Zoom-Zoom 2030, Mazda’s long-term vision for technology development, the company is looking to use the fundamental appeal of the automobile – driving pleasure – to inspire people and enrich society.