Mazda6 Concept '01
Mazda6 Concept '01
Appears in Gran Turismo Concept
Gran Turismo 4
Gran Turismo PSP
Gran Turismo 5
Gran Turismo 6
Type in GT5 Standard
Interior in GT6 Simple
Manufacturer Mazda
Drivetrain FF (unlisted until GT5)
Engine L3-VE
Max Power 175 BHP
Performance Points 384 PP
Max Torque 22.9 kgfm
Top Speed 225 kilometres per hour (140 mph)
Weight 1,300 kilograms (2,900 lb)
Power/Weight Ratio 7.43 kg (16.4 lb) per horsepower

The Mazda6 Concept '01 is a Concept car produced by Mazda. It first appears in Gran Turismo Concept, and has appeared in every main game since, with the exception of Gran Turismo Sport.


The player can choose three colors for this car:

  • Fuoco Giallo (Yellow Fire)
  • Ultimo Rosso (Last Red)
  • Pacifico Azzurro (Pacific Blue)

In-game descriptionEdit

"A concept model of the Atenza that garnered attention with its aggressive style."

  • The Mazda Atenza was sold as the Mazda 6 outside Japan.

The Atenza, Mazda's mid-sized sedan, appeared in June 2002, a year after making its debut at the Tokyo Motor Show. The Atenza was strategically placed against its main rivals, the Honda Accord and Toyota Camry, as the driver's alternative, with a taut sporty suspension and slightly smaller body. In Japan, the car was offered in three body styles: a 4-door sedan, a 5-door hatchback and a station wagon.

The car featured attractive-yet bold styling, highlighted by the company's trademark pentagonal grille. The Atenza rode on a brand new platform that saw use in Ford vehicles around the world (Mazda was partially owned by Ford at the time). It featured a sport-tuned double wishbone suspension up front and a multilink at the rear, which helped make the Atenza the best handling car in its class.

The car came equipped with two engine choices; a 2.0-liter DOHC inline-4 that produced 142 HP and a 2.3-liter DOHC inline-4 that pumped out 175 HP. The U.S. had a V6 included in the mix. They came mated to a 4-speed automatic transmission and a 5-speed manual gearbox that came later down the line. Most models were front-wheel-drive, with a few all-wheel-drive versions included in the mix. In July 2003, Mazda introduced the 23Z, a sporty model that defined the model. It came only in 5-door trim and the 2.3-liter inline-4.


GT ConceptEdit

This car is available to the player in Arcade Mode from the beginning.


This car (as the Mazda Mazda6 Concept '01) can only be obtained by winning the FF Challenge. This is only possible in the international versions of the game.


This car can be purchased for 500,000 Credits.


As a Standard car, the Mazda Mazda6 Concept '01 can be purchased from the Used Car Dealership for 39,970 Credits. It is a Level 0 car.


This car can be purchased for 40,000 Credits. It is a simplified car.


  • In Gran Turismo 4, this car cannot be sold, only discarded from the garage.


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