Mazda Kiyora, a lightweight, next generation, urban compact concept
car, will be revealed at the 2008 Paris International Motor Show to be
held from Thursday, October 2 through Sunday, October 19, 2008.
Kiyora (meaning ‘clean and pure’ in Japanese) represents the harmony
between driving pleasure and environmental and safety features aspired
to in Mazda’s long-term technology development vision, “Sustainable
concept of “Kiyora” helped the designers to imagine a city car cutting
cleanly through an urban landscape, with water as the design theme.
Equipped with Mazda’s next generation 4 cylinder direct injection
engine and featuring the company’s unique Smart Idle Stop System, the
car achieves excellent fuel economy and low CO2 emissions.
The improved aerodynamic performance of Nagare design also contributes
to this. The new Mazda concept car is based on an all-new platform
designed to maximize weight reduction and a high level of safety, in
pursuit of enhanced driving pleasure. It also features an interior
design and new functions that support a youthful lifestyle.
the Mazda Kiyora concept car on Mazda’s stand at the Paris show, the
Mazda MX-5 facelift will make its world debut, together with the Mazda6
equipped with Mazda’s newly developed MZR-CD 2.2-liter turbo diesel
engine, and the Mazda2 powered by a MZ-CD 1.6-liter diesel.
titled the Mondial de l’Automobile, the Paris motor show press days are
October 2 and 3, and the public days are October 4 to 19. Mazda will hold its press conference on Thursday, October 2, at 12:15 p.m. (local time).
2008 Paris International Motor Show vehicle exhibits
||Mazda Kiyora (World Premiere)
|Scheduled for sale
||Mazda MX-5 facelift (World Premiere) European Specification
Mazda6 MZR-CD 2.2 (World Premiere) European Specification
Mazda2 MZ-CD 1.6 (World Premiere) European Specification
|Models currently on the market
||Mazda2, Mazda3, Mazda5, Mazda6, Mazda CX-7, Mazda BT-50 pickup|