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    Mazda MX-30 EV unveiled

    Mazda has officially revealed the 2020 MX-30 crossover, the company's first all-electric model.

    The EV features 'Freestyle' rear doors, hinged at the back with no B-pillar. The design takes inspiration from the RX-8, scaled up for a high-riding model.
    The company says the MX-30 is equipped with a new electric drive technology referred to as e-Skyactiv.

    Full article here: https://leftlanenews.com/mazda/mazda-mx-30/

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    Re: Mazda MX-30 EV unveiled

    Quote Originally Posted by mjd1001 View Post
    Mazda has officially revealed the 2020 MX-30 crossover, the company's first all-electric model.

    The EV features 'Freestyle' rear doors, hinged at the back with no B-pillar. The design takes inspiration from the RX-8, scaled up for a high-riding model.
    The company says the MX-30 is equipped with a new electric drive technology referred to as e-Skyactiv.

    Full article here: https://leftlanenews.com/mazda/mazda-mx-30/
    why so much front overhang. looks like a fwd with an electric motor instead of a ICE

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    Re: Mazda MX-30 EV unveiled

    Agreed, that overhang ruins what would be an attractive design.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gb2000 View Post
    God that thing is ugly Mazda has never known how to design a car.
    I disagree, the first gen Mazda 6 was a landmark product. So was the last gen RX-7.

    The last gen RX-7 was so good looking, GM copied it with the Corvette C5
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    Re: Mazda MX-30 EV unveiled

    The range is not great, but at least other companies are coming out with EV's while GM just talks.

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    Re: Mazda MX-30 EV unveiled

    "The company says the MX-30 is equipped with a new electric drive technology referred to as e-Skyactiv."

    This is the most blatant In Your Face reference I've seen yet on the impending arrival of 'Skynet'. Or maybe I'm just being too paranoid.

    Either way though, it's still scary.
    Last edited by IROCNROL1; 10-27-2019 at 11:23 PM.
    It sounded pretty good until I actually said it.

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    Re: Mazda MX-30 EV unveiled

    Quote Originally Posted by joey View Post
    The range is not great, but at least other companies are coming out with EV's while GM just talks.
    To be fair, this is Mazda's first EV while GM's first EV (Bolt) has been on the market for a couple of years now. Even longer if you count the Volt. GM's problem isn't that they don't have EV, it's that they don't have EVs that appeal beyond the perceived "tree hugger" niche.
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    Re: Mazda MX-30 EV unveiled

    The only thing that's remotely interesting about it is the possibility of a Wankel range extender.
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    Re: Mazda MX-30 EV unveiled

    not a bad looking thing once some details get "FIXED" like the beltline to hood mas alignment and the front axle 1/2 way to rear axle
    but EVERY EV has the "inspired by Tesla" look and IMHO it is not a good look in most cases

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    Re: Mazda MX-30 EV unveiled

    Quote Originally Posted by joey View Post
    The range is not great, but at least other companies are coming out with EV's while GM just talks.



    Quote Originally Posted by eaton53 View Post
    The only thing that's remotely interesting about it is the possibility of a Wankel range extender.
    I think that the ladies will be really attracted to the optional "Wankel Extender".
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    Re: Mazda MX-30 EV unveiled

    It looks old already.

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