June 17, 2020, Hiroshima, Japan – Mazda Motor Corporation has hosted the world premiere of the all-new Mazda BT-50 pickup truck that will go on sale in the Australian market in the second half of 2020.
The Mazda BT-50 has gone through a fully redesigned for the first time in 9 years and is supplied by Isuzu Motor Ltd on an OEM basis.
Since its debut in 2006, the BT-50 has been sold mainly in regions like Oceania, ASEAN, Central and South America, the Middle East and Africa.
The second fully-redesigned model is based on Isuzu pickup truck. Its design expresses the unique beauty of Mazda’s Kodo – Soul of Motion design theme.
Mazda developed the BT-50 with the intention of making travel and time spent inside the vehicle exceptionally pleasant, with driving performance, functionality and safety to meet the active needs of the wide range pickup truck customers.
The company aims to become a brand that can create strong bonds with customers by focusing on the pure essence of cars – the joy of driving.
Below are some of the key specifications of the BT-50 for the Australian market:-
|Minimum Turning Radius||6.1m|
|Engine||3.0-litre diesel engine|
|Max output||188hp @ 3,600rpm|
|Max torque||450Nm @ 1,600 – 2,600rpm|