Mazda6 makes Australian debut image

Mazda has brought the new generation of the Mazda6, in both Sedan and Wagon versions, to the 2012 Australian International Motor Show in Sydney.

After it made its world debut back in August during the 2012 Moscow Motor Show and with the model being brought to the 2012 Paris Motor Show in September, the new generation of the Mazda6 is being placed into the spotlights once again, this time with the Japanese based automaker announcing its debut in Australia, during the 2012 Sydney Motor Show. The new generation of the Mazda6 is getting the Kodo design language.

The car manufacturer says that the 2013 Mazda6 will be available in Australia with a choice of the 2.2 liter SkyActive-D diesel engine, producing a total output of 175 HP and 420 Nm of torque, and with the 2.5 liter SkyActiv-G petrol, generating 190 HP and 250 Nm of torque. Mazda says that the new Mazda6 is getting the ACTIVSENSE safety aids, the i-ELOOP regenerative braking system and the stop/start technology. The only transmission option will be a six-speed automatic and the model will arrive at the company’s showrooms in Australia in December.