Mazda CX-30 Crossover Turned Into An Electric Car
The novelty was named CX-30 EV and is built on the SVA (SkyActiv Vehicle Architecture) platform. The same architecture is used by the first electric car Mazda MX-30
At the Shanghai Auto Show, Mazda unveiled an electric version of the CX-30 crossover. This is the first “green” car of the Japanese brand to be offered in the local market. According to Carscoops, sales of the car will start in the second half of this year. Prices for the model will be announced later.
The novelty was named CX-30 EV and is built on the SVA (SkyActiv Vehicle Architecture) platform. The same architecture is used by the first electric car Mazda MX-30. The Japanese have not yet begun to disclose the technical details of the car, but it is possible that the novelty will borrow the power plant from the Mazda MX-30.
In this case, the CX-30 EV will receive an electric motor delivering 105 kW (143 hp) and 265 Nm of torque. The unit powers a 35.5 kWh lithium-ion battery pack. The MX-30 has a very modest 200 kilometers in range. With the help of a special system, the batteries can be replenished from 0% to 80% in 30-40 minutes.
The CX-30 EV is noticeably taller than the standard ICE crossover. In addition, the electric car received widened wheel arches, footrests, new roof rails, and a “lip” under the front bumper.
The standard version of the compact crossover CX-30 is currently on sale in Russia. The crossover is equipped with an uncontested two-liter four-cylinder petrol engine. The power of the unit is 150 liters. from. and 213 Nm of torque. Depending on the version, the engine can work with a six-speed manual transmission or with an “automatic” of the same range. The car will be offered in four-wheel drive and front-wheel-drive versions.