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Mazda Motor Corporation will use this year's Paris Motor Show for the world premiere of its all-new space wagon "Mazda5" (European version). Mazda5 is the company's fifth new-generation global product, following Mazda6, Mazda2, RX-8 and Mazda3.
Fulfilling the promise of the Mazda MX-Flexa concept revealed at the Geneva Motor Show earlier this year, the new Mazda5 will put packaging innovation and driving enjoyment into the space wagon segment around the world.
Designed from the inside out, Mazda5 will provide space wagon comfort and a unique "6 + One" packaging concept that provides flexible space in the vehicle's center. As such, individual markets will be able to configure the vehicle for up to seven passengers or provide seating for six with additional storage capacity.
In line with Mazda's Zoom-Zoom promise, Mazda5 will deliver a fresh exterior design with two, wide-opening sliding doors and driving dynamics that customers have come to appreciate from all Mazda new-generation vehicles. Four powertrains will be offered to satisfy diverse global needs-two gasoline engines and, developed specifically for European markets, two versions of a common-rail turbo diesel engines.
Details of the car will be announced during the Mazda press conference scheduled to begin at 11:15 in Hall 1, on Thursday, September 23, 2004.