Project Mazda3 TCR suspended. Reason?

Project Mazda3 TCR suspended. Reason?

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According to the official representative of Mazda, the production of charged Mazda3 temporarily halted due to the outbreak of a pandemic covid19. It was expected that the novelty will take part in many popular races.

Even before the official appearance of the Mazda3 turbo, the plans of the Japanese company was the creation of more productive variations Mazda3 TCR, which was originally scheduled to participate in various races, including a four-hour race Rolex 24 at Daytona.

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However, as it became recently known that the production of the charged version was stopped, and then the plan will not be implemented. All of that information you have shared Mazda USA’s Director of communications and experimental marketing Emily Taylor in an interview with foreign Grassroots Motorsports portal.

Given the recent global crisis caused by the pandemic coronavirus (COVID-19), Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) has decided to cancel the program of development of car Mazda3 TCR. We thank all our supporters and partners for their continued support Mazda Motorsports, told Taylor.

In General, everything is clear, the pandemic covid19 had a huge negative impact on the automobile market, as many companies are reviewing their model line to find the least popular cars to remove them from the list.

However, it is reported that the U.S. market will definitely be available Mazda3 with 2.5-liter turbocharged power unit under the bonnet, the capacity will be 250 horsepower and 434 Nm of torque. Paired with the engine is running automatic transmission and all-wheel drive system.

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It is reported that the new 2021-model year will go on sale in the U.S. this year. The sedan is 29,9 thousand dollars, in turn, the hatchback will be available at a price of 30.9 thousands of dollars.

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