Mazda B platform

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The Mazda B platform is an automobile platform for compact cars. It has been used by a number of vehicles from Mazda and Ford Motor Company in Japan and abroad.

BD

This is the first showing of Mazda's SS (self-stabilizing) rear suspension. The two lower parallel links of the rear strut are designed to induce toe-in on the rear tire on the outer side of the curve (e.g. right turn - left rear tire).

BV

BF

The SS suspension was updated.

BG

The Mazda BG was shared with Ford, which called it CT120.

BH

BW

BW is a station wagon version of the BF platform.

BJ

The BJ platform was updated with a lower moment of roll for improved steering, better chassis rigidity, and new engines and transmissions.[citation needed]

Applications:

BK

The BK platform is Mazda's designation for the Ford C1 platform, which was jointly engineered by Mazda, Volvo and Ford.[1]

Applications:

BL

The BL platform is partially based on the Ford C1 platform, which was jointly engineered by Mazda, Volvo and Ford.

Applications:

References

  1. ^ Rechtin, Mark (December 21, 2009). "For Mazda and Ford, breaking up is hard to do". Automotive News. Retrieved 2010-01-03.

See also

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