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Nodnarb
10-04-2005, 06:13 PM
<IMG SRC="http://tinypic.com/e9apus.jpg" BORDER="0"><p>Not much about it yet. But all that is is <A HREF="http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=2222662" TARGET="_blank">here, </A>where I found the pic.

Gian86
10-04-2005, 06:23 PM
woww, zoom-zoom aittude comes to another MPV, nice. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.germancarfans.com/images/forums/icondrool.gif" BORDER="0"> <BR><BR>
<i>Modified by Gian05 at 12:30 PM 10/5/2005</i>

joesuv86
10-04-2005, 08:37 PM
hmm, hood looks a little long for a minivan....and it looks in production trim, are we sure this is a concept.....<br>Overall very nice, and a good increase in size

SHEPO
10-05-2005, 08:47 AM
will this be replacing the current MPV!?!?!?

Ascariss
10-05-2005, 10:33 AM
<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>FerrariSheppy36</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">will this be replacing the current MPV!?!?!?</TD></TR></TABLE><p>by the sounds of what was written on vortex, it will be replacing the current MPV, my guess it either at LA or detriot. <p>It appears to be lower than the current car, more crossover like rather than minian like. The front has a nice family face and it fits in just right to the mazda 3 and mazda 5 cars. The only thing bothering me is the headlights, they don't really fit in 100% with the design, and would be more at home in a Nissan rather than a Mazda. Still waiting for rear pictures before making more judgements.

Charger
10-05-2005, 10:35 AM
the headlights remind me too much of the quest lights. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.germancarfans.com/images/forums/pukeface.gif" BORDER="0">

anonms
10-05-2005, 06:18 PM
<IMG SRC="http://www.carview.co.jp/tms/2005/just/mazda_mpv/images/01_l.jpg" BORDER="0"><p><A HREF="http://www.carview.co.jp/tms/2005/list.asp" TARGET="_blank">http://www.carview.co.jp/tms/2005/list.asp</A>

SV
10-05-2005, 06:25 PM
it looks pretty good, but right now i'm not so keen on the front end.

GoLeafsGO
10-05-2005, 06:31 PM
Unless I'm really not grasping the dimensions, I think this is not going to do anything to help Mazda's problem in the US market of having a minivan that's unconventionally small and strangely shaped, compared to the other vans on sale here. As for the rest of the world, I can't really say.<p>off topic: <br>Can someone PM me and tell me what the apparently rebodied JDM Accord and Nissan Fuga (or Teana - I can't tell) shown on the bottom of the linked page are?

SHEPO
10-05-2005, 07:09 PM
a company called mitsuoka does conversions for alotta honda and nissan models. they look rly stupid, but apparently some people like them.

Soul Man
10-05-2005, 07:32 PM
personally if brought to the U.S. i could see this thing really going either way with the consumer. it could easily be a flop, following the likes of the quest with its different styling, although atleast the quest was full sized. yet it could be a major hit, becuase although the styling is different from most minivans its atleast appealing, and except for the sliding doors it reminds one little of a minivan. also hasnt the 5 been quite a success, and that thing is even smaller, id assume if they can make this thing relatively big enough, price it right, and offer a nice sporty nature, and good engine options this thing could be recieved well in the U.S. i guess if it is brought here only time will tell

Gian86
10-06-2005, 08:55 PM
New pic:<p><IMG SRC="http://response.jp/issue/2005/1006/article75025_1.images/95702.jpg" BORDER="0"><p>Source: response.jp

SV
10-08-2005, 09:17 PM
it looks great, i've decided. on that forum that there's a link to at the top of the page they say it isn't coming here to the US, is this true? i really hope not, this is a great car for those who need more space than a 5 but still want a mazda.

Top Secret
10-09-2005, 12:09 AM
I reckon I'll get raped for saying this, but I reckon this car, based on these pictures alone, looks like the most attractive model in the current Mazda lineup. Forget the fact that it's an MPV, but it actually does look incredibly handsome and aggressive.

Hornbag
10-09-2005, 03:32 AM
LOL Top Secret!<p>Im in agreement, it is really nice. But somehow the headlights dont fit IMO. I prefer Mazda 6 lights.

Gian86
10-18-2005, 07:12 PM
Bunch of new pics here:<p><IMG SRC="http://autos.goo.ne.jp/autos/img/special/s/tms2005/data/gallery/car/img_l/IMG_m001.jpg" BORDER="0"><p><IMG SRC="http://autos.goo.ne.jp/autos/img/special/s/tms2005/data/gallery/car/img_l/IMG_m003.jpg" BORDER="0"><p><IMG SRC="http://autos.goo.ne.jp/autos/img/special/s/tms2005/data/gallery/car/img_l/IMG_m004.jpg" BORDER="0"><p><IMG SRC="http://autos.goo.ne.jp/autos/img/special/s/tms2005/data/gallery/car/img_l/IMG_m002.jpg" BORDER="0"><p><IMG SRC="http://autos.goo.ne.jp/autos/img/special/s/tms2005/data/gallery/car/img_l/IMG_m008.jpg" BORDER="0"><p><IMG SRC="http://autos.goo.ne.jp/autos/img/special/s/tms2005/data/gallery/car/img_l/IMG_m005.jpg" BORDER="0"><p><IMG SRC="http://autos.goo.ne.jp/autos/img/special/s/tms2005/data/gallery/car/img_l/IMG_m006.jpg" BORDER="0"><p><IMG SRC="http://autos.goo.ne.jp/autos/img/special/s/tms2005/data/gallery/car/img_l/IMG_m009.jpg" BORDER="0"><p><IMG SRC="http://autos.goo.ne.jp/autos/img/special/s/tms2005/data/gallery/car/img_l/IMG_m007.jpg" BORDER="0"><p>Source: goo.ne.jp/response.jp

autodanse
10-18-2005, 07:19 PM
that is one HOT minivan<p><TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>Gian05</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">Bunch of new pics here:<p><IMG SRC="http://autos.goo.ne.jp/autos/img/special/s/tms2005/data/gallery/car/img_l/IMG_m008.jpg" BORDER="0"><p>Source: goo.ne.jp/response.jp</TD></TR></TABLE><p>the light housings really scream nissan... though, definitely a great place to take inspiration from

Nodnarb
10-19-2005, 10:47 AM
Wow. The US better be getting this rather than another stupid crossover. That is a very well done interior that could easily go into production with few changes. That's been one of the weaker points of the current one. It's functional, but not the nicest. And it appears they didn't make it a whale, like the Oddysey or Sienna, which has been a high point for the current one.

Redline
10-19-2005, 05:06 PM
That middle row better stay to production. If so then I really want this. If this doesn't come to America I'm going to have to disown Mazda as my favorite practicle car company.

Pakeha Aotearoa
10-19-2005, 05:37 PM
Everything is awesome about it except for those lights at the front, and the huge grille. If they were replaced by the 6's lights, it would look waaay better. Awesome interior too...more like a luxury car (judging by the reclining chair) than a van.

haji
02-01-2006, 08:49 PM
here's the teaser website<br><A HREF="http://www.mazda.co.jp/campaign/mpv/pre/?b-bof-clprm-g-050118" TARGET="_blank">http://www.mazda.co.jp/campaig...50118</A><p>the real one is just around the corner

haji
02-01-2006, 08:50 PM
the article from response.jp<br><A HREF="http://response.jp/issue/2006/0202/article78933_1.html" TARGET="_blank">http://response.jp/issue/2006/....html</A>

Nurburgring
02-02-2006, 04:26 PM
AND WHY IS THIS IN THE CONCEPT SECTION?

JBlair
02-02-2006, 04:42 PM
<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>Mazda5_Driver</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">AND WHY IS THIS IN THE CONCEPT SECTION?</TD></TR></TABLE><p>Turn your friggin' caps lock off. <p>Its in here because a concept version was presented earlier this year. (try look at the first page of the topic <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.germancarfans.com/images/forums/bangin.gif" BORDER="0"> )

anonms
02-02-2006, 07:57 PM
Shouldn't this be moved to the new car section, then?

knicks125
02-02-2006, 08:35 PM
The concept and related items stays here...I got a new thread in the new cars section going and moved everything there: <A HREF="http://www.carspyshots.net/zerothread?id=18541" TARGET="_blank">http://www.carspyshots.net/zerothread?id=18541</A>