American's automotive market has tremendous allure. Evidenced by the seriousness of the Mazda Motor Corporation, which intends to launch new variants in this country, namely Mazda2 hatchback variant.
Japanese manufacturers had now been set up new factories in Thailand, Auto Alliance Thailand. Yoshiya Horigome, President Director of PT Mazda Motor Indonesia, as in a press release, is a Mazda in presenting evidence of the seriousness of the best products for the Asia Pacific region.
"The establishment of the production center is expected to bring significant changes not only in the production process but also on our beliefs as to bring the Mazda2 vehicles," he said.
Factory production capacity up to 275 thousand units, the maximum is oriented to produce Mazda2 and Ford Fiesta. Cars are directed to markets in Thailand and exported to countries throughout the Asia Pacific region.
Mazda2 is a small hatchback variant with a capacity of 1500 cc engine DOHC 16-valve capable of producing 103 horsepower power at 6000 rpm with a torque of 137 Nm at 4000 rpm. This car, estimated to be launched in Indonesia in the fourth quarter of this year.
Mazda2 presence would make the competition fun small hatchback class that is currently occupied by the Honda Jazz, Toyota Yaris, and Suzuki Swift.