Mazda has used the
2015 Frankfurt Motor Show to stage the world premiere of the new KOERU concept.
Featuring an evolution
of the KODO design language, the model is 4.6m long, 1.9m wide and 1.5m high. It
offers room for five passengers and rides on massive 21-inch wheels. The study
is “a bold challenge to the existing crossover market” and “embodies Mazda’s
on-going quest to deliver pure driving pleasure,” as the company explains.
Generally speaking, the car has a muscular side profile and a familiar front end with a big chrome radiator grille and sweptback headlights. The rear end somehow reminds us of the Infiniti QX70 and comes with sleek taillights and twin exhaust pipes.
No exact technical details have been provided, but Mazda says the KOERU is offering “a true Jinba-ittai driving experience.” Also installed on the concept car is the MZD Connect system – the Japanese company’s new-generation car-connectivity system. It was designed to support “safe driving and driver concentration while the driver handles increasing amounts of information and maintains an appropriate driving posture.”