Mazda 6 Grand-Am Series Racer Model

December 1, 2012 at 09:02

Different car companies use numerous tricks to convince American buyers to attractiveness of diesel engines. The Mazda company’s management believes that the best way to show the attractiveness of this class of engines, is while setting one of them in a real racing car, a teaser image of which the Japanese manufacturer has demonstrated to the public at the motor show in Los Angeles. This new and quite alternative car model is equipped with the same 2.2-liter diesel engine SKYACTIV-D, which will be used in the new model of Mazda 6 that is going to be officially present at dealer locations in year 2014, and which will also be available for order on the United States market.

Mazda6 Grand-Am Racer

Mazda 6 Grand-Am Series Racer Model Pic

Mazda 6 Grand-Am Series Racer model of the year 2014, with the underlying SKYACTIV-D engine, will participate in a series of competitions for the endurance at the Rolex 24, which will be held in January 26th and 27th next year in Daytona Beach, Florida. This will be the first time when in the 24-hour Rolex race will participate a vehicle with a diesel power engine.

Mazda 6 Grand-Am Series Racer

Mazda 6 Grand-Am Series Racer Model Image

Director of the Racing Department of Mazda in North America, said that forced SKYACTIV-D can show even more than 400-horsepower and therefore new Mazda6 model will be able to withstand without any interruption a ride for more than 50 hours.

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