Blue Ridge Mazda Anticipates Mazda Takeri Concept at New York International Auto Show Innovative Mazdas in Lee's Summit Available at Blue Ridge Mazda

LEE'S SUMMIT, Miss., April 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Mazda North American Operations recently announced that it would reveal its third Takeri concept vehicle at the 2012 New York International Auto Show. The automaker's first concept to be fully equipped with a Skyactiv-D diesel engine, the new Takeri will be outfitted with a number of features designed to improve fuel efficiency and overall performance. Blue Ridge Mazda, a valued Mazda dealership in Lee's Summit, MO, looks forward to the unveiling of the new Takeri concept.


In keeping with the automaker's newest design philosophy, KODO, which means "Soul of Motion," the newest addition to the Takeri family with elegant styling and unmatched fuel-saving technology. Mazda developed the i-stop and i-ELOOP systems, which save and reuse fuel to increase the vehicle's economy. Each of these systems will be featured in the third-generation Takeri.

i-stop technology is a start-stop system that saves fuel by automatically turning off a vehicle's engine when the vehicle is stopped. When driving resumes, the engine gets restarted enhancing the vehicle's fuel efficiency by about 10 percent. During braking, i-ELOOP converts the vehicle's kinetic energy into electric energy. Recycling the energy allows the vehicle to use less fuel and improve fuel efficiency.

Efficiency won't be the only highlight in the newest Takeri. Mazda's beautifully designed exterior and interior features match the innovativeness and impressive styling of the vehicle's engine. Luxury and comfort are paired with functionality to deliver a well-rounded vehicle anyone would be proud to drive. Striking chrome and black leather details create a sleek and modern aesthetic.

Blue Ridge Mazda offers Mazda in Lee's Summit and serves the area with new and used cars in Lee's Summit. For more information on the Takeri concept, stay connected with the dealership today.

Media Contact: Marty Reed, Blue Ridge Mazda, (816) 434-6040,

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