The Mazda6 or Mazda 6 (known as the Mazda Atenza in Japan and China) is a D-segment car from the Japanese automaker Mazda produced since 2002, now in its third generation. The Mazda6 has sold over one million units worldwide since its launch faster turnover reaching this milestone than all previous Mazdas. The Mazda 6 was the first example of a new type, depth of the company, and Spirited design philosophy of the Mazda2 in December 2002, the RX-8 in August 2003, Mazda3 in January 2004, Mazda5 in the summer of 2005 followed, MX 5 in October 2005, and Mazda CX-7 in November 2006. The Mazda6 is the successor of Mazda 626, also known as Mazda Capella and Mazda Cronos. The 2003 Mazda6 is essentially the fourth generation Mazda 626 as the Mazda6 continues on the G- platform, progressing from the GF- platform 626/Capella the GG platform Mazda sixth.
The Mazda6 is currently racing in the GTS class of the SCCA Pro Racing World Challenge. Mazda first place in the Manufacturers’ Championship. Mazda6 drivers also finished first and second in points of touring car driver. The 2006 Mazdaspeed Atenza (known as Mazdaspeed6 in North America and Mazda 6 MPS in Europe, South Africa and Australia) is a high- performance version of the Mazda sixth Its role was written with the help of Peter Birtwhistle, Mazda Head of Advanced Design Studio in Germany at that time. It first as a concept at the Paris Motor Show 2002. It features a turbocharged version of the 2.3 L MZR I4 which is 272 hp (200 kW) (European version to 260 hp (191 kW), the North American version, at 274 hp (204 kW) tune, revised produces 270 hp (200 kW) at 2,007). All models have 280 pounds · ft (380 Nm) of torque. This 2.3 L DISI turbocharged engine with direct fuel injection and conforms to the new Euro-5 emissions standard. It has a revised front fascia with a raised hood, a 6-speed manual gearbox and four-wheel drive.
The all-wheel- drive control using Mazda Active Torque Split computer running up to 50 % power to the rear wheels depending on driving conditions. Originally slated to be released in June 2005, the Mazda-speed Atenza was delayed until November. In North America, the Mazdaspeed6 comes in two trim levels, the goal of “sport”, with cloth interior and standard key entry and ignition and the ” Grand Touring ” setting with leather interior, entry / keyless ignition and an optional DVD navigation. Automatic Climate Control series, a system of 200 W Bose stereo system with seven speakers and a 9 Inch sub-woofer, and a six-disc CD changer A sunroof with sliding roof function is optional on the Grand Touring.