A rumor is going around saying that Mazda is preparing to have a new small SUV for sale by the end of 2011 according to Autocar.
For Mazda, a CX-5 would provide an option in a segment it knows consumers are moving toward, and the vehicle being discussed could be a gas mileage champ. Mazda is reportedly boasting of a 100kg weight savings vs. the competitors (that's a not-insubstantial 220 pounds), as well as power from the company's already frugal Sky engines.
Audi's TT RS 420 Concept at the Geneva Motor Show earlier this year took everyone by surprise. It was powered by a two liter four-cylinder from the EA888 engine sitting in various forms under the hoods of the current Audi S3, VW Golf R and Seat Leon Cupra. Read more