2013 Mazda CX-9 makes its global premiere at Australian International Motor Show 2012

Mazda Motor Corporation will be showcasing their new and upgraded Mazda CX-9 at the Australian International Motor Show which will commence in Sydney from October 18th to 28th 2012. This new Mazda SUV will then be launched in Australian markets before the year is out. The present Mazda CX-9 crossover SUV has seen enormous success in markets of North America and Australia and the upcoming model promises to be all that and much more as it features a sportier countenance while possessing a well designed cabin with three rows of comfortable seating.

The 2013 model has adopted Mazda’s KODO – Soul of Motion design theme both in the front and rear which gives the vehicle a sportier styling.  Enhancements are seen in the form of a host of infotainment features and navigations updates. These include Human Machine Interface, Forward Obstructive Warning, Lane Departure Warning System and High Beam Control System which warns drivers of impeding danger well in advance.

While it is also the first of Mazda creations to be introduced with brake energy regeneration system i-ELOOP. Where its engine is concerned, the Mazda CX-9 possesses a MZI 3.7 liter V6 engine with six speed automatic transmission. Prices as on date are unrevealed by the company who will hopefully give out more information on this matter prior to it going on show in October.

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2013 Mazda CX-9 World Premiere at Australian International Motor Show
– Incorporating elements of KODO design with Mazda’s new family face –

HIROSHIMA, Japan—Mazda Motor Corporation will hold the world premiere of the refreshed Mazda CX-9 crossover SUV at the 2012 Australian International Motor Show.

Held in Sydney, the 2012 Australian International Motor Show begins October 18 and runs through to October 28, 2012. The 2013 CX-9 will be launched in Australia later this year.

Mazda CX-9 is a crossover sport-utility SUV featuring a distinctive sporty appearance, a high-quality cabin, the flexibility of three-rows, and Mazda’s exciting “Zoom-Zoom” driving dynamics. The current CX-9 has sold over 210,000 units* in 74 countries, including North America and Australia, as Mazda’s range-topping SUV.

The 2013 Mazda CX-9 carries over the utility and dynamic driving performance of the current model while adopting Mazda’s “KODO – Soul of Motion” design theme at the front and rear for even sportier styling and stronger presence. Enhancements in craftsmanship and interior design further the feeling of quality and refinement. With regard to equipment, the infotainment system features the latest audio, navigation and speech-recognition systems based on the Human Machine Interface (HMI) which is intuitive to use. In addition, advanced active-safety features, such as Forward Obstruction Warning System, Lane Departure Warning System, and High Beam Control System, help drivers recognize and avoid danger.

As with the current model, the 2013 CX-9 features the MZI 3.7-liter V6 engine and a six-speed automatic transmission for powerful and refined driving pleasure.

The all-new Mazda6 (known as Atenza in Japan) will also make its Australian premiere in Sydney. It is the second of Mazda’s new generation of products that adopt the full range of SKYACTIV technologies and the KODO – Soul of Motion design theme. It is the first model to be equipped with Mazda’s unique brake energy regeneration system, i-ELOOP.

The 2012 Australian International Motor Show will open to the press on October 18, and to the public from October 19 to 28, 2012. Mazda will hold its press conference on the morning of Thursday, October 18 from 9:12 to 9:22 local time.

* As of the end of July, 2012

Main Exhibits at the 2012 Australian International Motor Show

Reference exhibits 2013 Mazda CX-9 (World Premiere)
All-new Mazda6 (Australian Premiere)
2013 Mazda MX-5 (Australian Premiere)
Technology exhibits SKYACTIV-D 2.2, SKYACTIV Technology Scan board
Vehicles currently on sale Mazda2, Mazda3, Mazda3 MPS, Mazda6 (current model), Mazda CX-5, Mazda BT-50