Mazda 6 Venture Edition
Sat, 06/01/2013 - 01:46
Another Venture edition Mazda launches in the UK , this time based on the Mazda6. The new Mazda6 Venture Edition trio (petrol and diesel five-door and diesel estate models), is based on Mazda6 TS2 models, and features several significant items of additional equipment, with Sanyo TomTom® navigation, integrated Bluetooth, half-leather seat trim and heated front seats. Pricing meanwhile begins at only £21,000. The Mazda6 Venture Edition equipment upgrades and additions cost only £340-to-£480 above the TS2 donor-cars (depending on model). Mazdas have always been great value for money and this one’s no exception. What’s more, Mazda6 offers a refreshing kind of driving joy not very common in this segment. Mazda6 Venture Edition is limited to 257 units. More details in Mazda press release: Outside, Venture Edition models are distinguished by their 17-inch gunmetal alloy wheels, Sports front grille, Privacy glass and a special range of colours – including Brilliant Black and optional Crystal White Pearlescent, Black Mica or Stormy Blue Mica, as well as a unique colour for this version – Dolphin Grey Mica. “The arrival of the new Mazda6 Venture Edition models, with their unique combination of advanced technology, sports styling, a premium interior and great added value, will attract new consumers to our showrooms,” comments Peter Allibon, Sales Director, Mazda UK. “In its latest form, Mazda6 has aggressive front styling and delivers a dynamicand engaging drive, with strongly performing petrol and diesel engines, plus finely tuned suspension and steering, and a top quality spacious and practical interior. “Mazda6 also boasts competitive fuel consumption and CO2 emissions, and all these attributes are underpinned by reduced costs and Mazda’s outstanding Japanese-style build quality and reliability,” adds Allibon. Specifications across the Mazda range are extremely generous and the Mazda6 Venture Edition models benefit from the standard equipment level of the TS2 which includes: front, side and curtain airbags, rear vehicle monitoring system, front rain-sensing wipers, leather steering wheel with audio controls, six disc CD changer with Auxiliary jack and six speakers, front and rear parking sensors and a Thatcham Category 1 alarm. A key customer benefit of Mazda6 is the broad choice of responsive and powerful engines. The petrol hatchback Venture Edition is powered by a 2.0-litre (155ps) MZR engine which accelerates this model to 62mph in 10.3 seconds and returns 40.9mpg (combined) with a 159g/km CO2 rating.