- At last! A back row for adults
- Mazda planning new SUV flagship
- Target said to be ‘classy but quality’
TOKYO, Japan – Mazda has revealed the shell of its upcoming CX-8 crossover, the company’s first new-generation model with three rows of seats. It’s scheduled for showrooms in Japan by the end of 2017.
The CX-8, to be the brand’s SUV flagship, is described “as a new kind of crossover SUV for people who appreciate quality and need for than five seats”. Even adults, it says, will be comfortable in the back row.
Information sent to The Corner adds that the car “has the looks, performance and the high-end feel expected of a Mazda”.
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It’s designers were told to add maturity “to attract buyers for many years to come” while creating a classy but quality look with particular attention paid to colours and materials.
The Mazda CX-8 Crossover SUV will be available in Japan this year. Global roll-out has not been confirmed.