13 October 2022: Preliminary details for Australia; Petrol six output revealed
gave 2023 Mazda CX-60 Will arrive in Australia in the first half of 2023 with only hybrid powertrains and standard all-wheel drive.
It will slot between the CX-5 and CX-8 in Mazda’s local lineup with three trim levels: Evolve, GT and Azami.
Three powertrains will be offered in Australia: a 2.5-litre plug-in hybrid, and a petrol or diesel 3.3-litre turbocharged inline-six.
September 20, 2022: 2023 Mazda CX-60 for final evaluation in Australia
Following the start of production of the CX-60 at Mazda’s Hoofu plant in April, a pair of pre-production examples have arrived in Australia for final evaluation.
Australia is a key market for Mazda, where the brand surpasses its global sales, which have overtaken the giant Toyota. That means it’s crucial that the new CX-60 can meet the expectations of Australian buyers.
To evaluate the CX-60, Mazda engineers will take the two pre-production cars on 30,000km trips over the next six months and feed the data to a research and development center in Hiroshima.
May 6, 2022: Mazda CX-60 PHEV international first drive
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14 April 2022: ‘These are the last internal combustion engines’ – Mazda exec
As the global shift to electric vehicles is in full swing, a senior Mazda manager has suggested that we are witnessing the last of the petrol and diesel engines being produced.
Joachim Kunz, head of technical development at Mazda Europe, stated that “this will be – probably – the last generation of internal combustion engines”. Automotive News Europe last month.
March 25, 2022: Price expected to be around $55k.
The 2023 Mazda CX-60 will start from around $55,000 before on-road costs when it arrives in Australian showrooms later this year – maybe even less.
Pricing may confuse buyers looking for the premium Akira version of the CX-5, which tops out at $53,680 for the diesel model, who will be able to step into the new luxury-focused CX-60 for a similar amount. .
March 9, 2022: Global reveal, RWD six-cylinder SUV coming to Australia
Mazda has officially taken the wraps off its new CX-60, finally sporting the Japanese brand’s new rear-wheel drive architecture, along with a pair of highly anticipated six-cylinder engines.
The CX-60 will launch later this year in Mazda’s local model range as a two-row, five-seater slot between the CX-5 and CX-8 – starting with evolved styling, and more luxurious and powerful. Will be with focus.
It also includes Two big new inline six engines – Available in naturally aspirated 3.0-litre petrol and 3.3-litre turbo diesel variants – the CX-60 becomes Mazda’s first plug-in hybridboasting power figures with the PHEV variant surpass any other road-going model in the brand’s range.
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February 23, 2022: Date set for disclosure
The company has said that the 2022 Mazda CX-60 will be unveiled to the world on March 8.
Mazda says the all-new Mazda CX-60, confirmed for Australia, will be a completely new experience for drivers and passengers.
Read more here.
February 8, 2022: PHEV teased with performance details
gave 2022 Mazda CX-60 PHEV Teased ahead of its premiere early next month, the company has confirmed the plug-in hybrid will join its Australian line-up.
While the CX-60 was spied filming in November, Mazda has released an image of the new model’s headlights, as well as revealing more details about its plug-in hybrid powertrain.
October 10, 2021: Mazda will introduce a four-six-cylinder SUV
Mazda has announced that its new range of six-cylinder SUVs will be introduced from 2022, as it moves towards electrifying all models by 2030.
Starting next year, Mazda will introduce the CX-60, CX-70, CX-80, and CX-90 SUVs to international markets – all of which will be part of the company’s all-new ‘big product’ portfolio.
A spokesperson of the company’s local arm has confirmed this. The wheels The 2022 Mazda CX-60 will be offered in Australia, with the remaining three major product SUVs still under consideration.
Also announced was the CX-50, which will join the CX-30, MX-30, and Mazda 3 hatch in the company’s ‘small product’ portfolio – however, this model will be designed specifically for the US market. Developed and made in Alabama. , it is unlikely that the model will be offered in Australia.
Mazda says that while the CX-50, CX-70, and CX-90 are bound for North American markets – the latter two of which are considered ‘widebody’ models – options for these vehicles are now available. They are yet to be offered to Australian buyers as well. , if it finds a place for them in the brand’s local lineup.
Both the CX-60 and CX-70 are five-seat models, while the CX-80 and CX-80 are set to offer three rows of seating.
“It’s going to be about replacing the current lineup, making sure they’re working, making sure there’s a viable return on investment, and also making sure the new model is in the U.S. are working,” a Mazda insider said. The wheels in May.
A range of all-new six-cylinder engines will accompany the larger production SUVs, powered by both petrol and diesel, and are expected to be shared with the 2023 Mazda6 – due to be unveiled in the first half of next year. will
The petrol Skyactiv-X and diesel Skyactiv-D straight-six engines will be paired with a 48-volt mild hybrid system, which provides electric assistance under acceleration while reducing fuel consumption and emissions.
Although exact models have yet to be confirmed, some SUVs will be offered with plug-in hybrid powertrains, allowing for daily driving using only the battery-electric system, and long-range four-cylinder engines. with.
Mazda Australia has confirmed that the CX-5 and CX-8 will continue to be sold alongside all-new models for the foreseeable future.