Mazda has announced that it will reveal the all-new Mazda2 (known as Mazda Demio in Japan) sedan to the public at the 2007 Guangzhou Motor Show on November 20, 2007.
The all-new Mazda2 sedan is produced by Changan Ford Mazda Automobile Co., Ltd. at its Nanjing plant, and will go on sale in the first half of 2008 through the Changan Mazda Motor Sales Companyâ€™s network.
â€œBy introducing the four-door sedan and five-door hatchback to the B-car segment in China, we will have completed our product launches in the B, C and CD segments, which represent the three major Chinese vehicle classes. The new models will greatly strengthen Mazdaâ€™s product lineup in China,â€ said Noriaki Yamada, President and COO of Mazda Motor (China) Co., Ltd.
The press release provides little in the way of detail and only makes mention of the Chinese market for the Mazda2 sedan, however there are plenty of pictures which show the Mazda2 design lends itself well to the addition of a boot.
Mazda will also feature the Mazda5 and Mazda3 5-door hatchback at the Guangzhou Motor Show. The Mazda5 is a stylish global minivan that will go on sale in China from December 2007. The Mazda3 5-door hatchback is one of Mazdaâ€™s core models and supports global sales mainly in Europe, Japan and Asia. It is due to commence sales in China during the first half of 2008.