Mazda has unveiled the 2011 BT-50 which is their version of the new Ford Ranger. It features unique styling and a high-class interior.

Mazda has unveiled the 2011 BT-50 pickup at the Australian International Motor Show.

Based on the Ford Ranger, the BT-50 features a distinctive front fascia, prominent fenders, and wrap-around taillights.  Overall, it remains pretty faithful to Mazda's outgoing Nagare design language.

While the Ranger's interior is rather bland, the cabin in the BT-50 is sporty and elegant. Notable highlights include a car-like center console, metallic trim, and sophisticated climate / radio controls.

Mazda is staying mum on engine specifications, but choices will likely include a 110 kW (150 PS / 148 hp) 2.2-liter Duratorq TDCi I4, a 147 kW (200 PS / 197 hp) 3.2-liter Duratorq TDCi I5, and a 122 kW (166 PS / 164 hp) 2.5-liter Duratec I4 petrol.

More information will be released later this year, so stay tuned for details.

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