litre 4 cylinder
The Mazda Kabura, which gets its name from a Japanese
word describing the first arrow fired in a battle, was
a refreshing concept first shown at the 2006 Detroit Motor
The Kabura is a small sports coupe, larger than the MX-5
convertible, but smaller than the RX-8, with which
it shares many styling features. The most striking feature
of the Kabura is the dynamic front end, and like the RX-8
the Kabura's front arches are extremely pronounced, now
pretty much a Mazda trademark.
The rear of the Kabura is small and tidy with minimal
overhangs and athletic arches which advertise the cars
rear wheel drive layout, and help cover the 20' rear wheels.
The glass roof hides a small rear spoiler/air-vent at
Powered by a 2.0 litre 4 cylinder petrol engine borrowed
from the MX-5, performance of the Kabura is brisk, not
Mazda has announced that although the Kabura is not destined
for production itself, styling of the concept will appear
on future Mazda models.
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