Mazda has unveiled the New BT-50 pick up, this week. This newest pick up by Mazda is developed in collaboration with Isuzu, for the first time in nine years.
The New BT-50 is developed and supplied by Isuzu on an OEM basis. Mazda plans to introduce its latest pick up to the Australian market with a BT-50 Double Cab variant.
Origin of the BT-50
Since its debut in 2006, the BT-50 has been sold mainly in regions including Oceania, Asian countries, central and south America, Middle East and Africa.
The pick up is renowned for its sportiness and assertive design. It drives like a regular SUV or even a sedan, but able to traverse a multiple of driving conditions or terrains. The BT-50 has been highly regarded by adventure seekers and enthusiasts.
Based on Isuzu’s top selling D-Max pick up, the new BT-50 takes up some familiarities of the D-Max in terms of cab positioning and interior features. It stands out as a Mazda from a recognizable and famous Kodo – Soul of Motion theme. This pick up exude power, toughness and utilitarian functionality.
Mazda developed the BT-50 with the intention of making driving and comfort top priorities. In other words, driver and passengers get a pleasant ride to go with some performance, functionality and safety requirements.
The new BT-50 is expected to be introduced to the Aussie market by the end of the year.
Overall length 5,280mm
Minimum turning radius 6.1m
Seating capacity 5
Max payload 1,065kg
Towing capacity 3,500kg
Tyre 265 60R18
3.0-liter diesel engine
Engine displacement 2,999cc
Max output 140kW (190PS)/3,600rpm
Max torque 450N·m/1,600 - 2,600rpm