Paris 10' Preview: Mazda Shinari Concept Debuts Mazda's new "Kodo" Design Language

With the departure of Mazda’s design chief Laurens van den Acker comes the end of Mazda’s Nagare design language. Mazda’s new designer Ikuo Maeda is bringing a new design theme to the brand named “Kodo”. Kodo, which is Japanese for soul of motion will debut on the Shinari concept at the upcoming Paris Motor Show.

The four-door Shinari concept shows off the new styling direction for Mazda, which is ditching the smiley face look of the current Mazda lineup.

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