Mazda's new concept revealed
.This pair of images leaked onto the internet earlier today. The shots show an SUV crossover with distinct overtones of both Mazda's latest design language and, particularly at the rear, Hyundai's iX35. The car is the first SUV to be produced under the direction of Mazda's latest design director, Ikeo Maeda.
The Minagi is expected to become the CX-5 when it reaches production, giving Mazda a genuine rival for the VW Tiguan and Audi Q5. That will be particularly important in the SUV-loving US, where the Q5 in particular is proving a hit for Audi. Test mules carrying the bodywork from the larger CX-7 were recently spied undergoing winter tests.