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KODO Design

What is KODO Design?

 

A muscular body with a strong backbone. An elegant demeanour that hints at the character beneath. An appearance that oozes charm and sophistication, ready to sweep you off your feet at a moment’s notice.

These are words that could provide a perfect summary of cars shaped by our KODO design theme. The new ‘KODO – Soul of Motion’ design theme takes the aesthetic purity and excitement of Mazda styling to the next level.

All-new Mazda6. Interview with the Chief Designer Tamatani-san

Mazda cars have been known for their driving pleasure as well as for their exceptional looks. Alluring, dynamic and powerful – Mazda’s new KODO design theme, inspired by the motion of animals, takes motion as its starting point and creates a sense of movement in the car, even when it is stationary. Discover our design philosophy in the film!

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The origin of KODO design. Capturing motion from living forms in nature.

Have a look at Mazda’s new signature and distinctive vitality.

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TAKERI Concept Car

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TAKERI Concept Car

Building on the sleek beauty of our SHINARI and TAKERI concepts, which were the first to feature our KODO design theme, the all-new Mazda6 further symbolizes Mazda´s distinctive power, agility and resilience. Our latest design inspiration comes from living athletic forms in nature - our cars capture movement and express strength, speed and tension down to their last detail.

Stunningly evolved exterior design. Exciting forms that point out the power and agility.

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TAKERI Concept Car

The signature wing grill, prominent fenders and low-rear leaning cabin allude to the power lurking under the all-new Mazda6’s hood. LED headlamps highlight the car’s mature and self-confident stance. Four new body colours - Soul Red Metallic, Blue Reflex Mica, Meteor Grey Mica, Jet Black Mica - are made for greater contrast and for design that is more than skin deep.

Sophisticated, harmonious interior design. Beautiful forms meet intuitive function.

Discover a spacious, comfortable cabin full of outstanding functionality

A brand new, driver focussed interior for the all-new Mazda6 provides as
many exciting details inside as there are outside and delivering a clean, 
consistent look and layout for controls to make it more intuitive than ever.
 
Combine that with a high-quality, polished aluminium look for door handles
and gearshift and lightweight contoured seats and you’ll enjoy the comfort
and refinement you’d expect from a four-door saloon.

The all-new Mazda6 video Get in and get excited by a car that pushes the boundaries.

Discover the stunning elegance and beautiful strength of all-new Mazda6 in our  breathtaking video starring the all-new Mazda6 and exciting sounds by the world-renowned cellists Tina Guo and Rushad Eggleston.

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