Ever since, and especially after it it announced , we’ve had one question: will it come to America? And as you probably noticed in the headline, we finally know that the answer is yes. We’re also getting both the electric and rotary versions.
The decision wasThe Detroit Bureau, and , in an interview with Mazda North America’s president. He confirmed the MX-30’s American introduction, and it will eventually be accompanied by a North American-specific using technology and built at the new factory in Alabama. The large rear-drive platform that Mazda has been developing will also yield a and other electrified variants. We reached out to a Mazda representative who confirmed that the MX-30 and rotary plug-in series hybrid would come here.
What neither the Mazda president nor the representative could comment on yet was when any MX-30 version would be offered in the U.S. The EV version is slated to go on sale in Japan this month, and in Europe a few months later. Japan already has access to. The company has previously said it wants to have . So we certainly wouldn’t expect to see it any sooner in the U.S. But it could be possible for Mazda to release a regular EV version a little earlier.