HIROSHIMA, Japan—Mazda Motor Corporation has announced that Mazda RX-VISION was named the "Most Beautiful Concept Car of the Year" in an award ceremony held on January 26 at the 31st Festival Automobile International held in Paris, France.
The RX-VISION sports car concept made its world debut at the Tokyo Motor Show last year. A front-engine, rear-wheel drive sports car with KODO design-based proportions only Mazda could envision, the model is powered by the next-generation SKYACTIV-R rotary engine and represents the company's vision of the future.
"The Most Beautiful Concept Car of the Year" award goes to the vehicle that best embodies pure design creativity and emerging trends. It is one of the grand prizes at the annual event, with the winner chosen by a jury of experts and enthusiasts from the world of motorsports, architecture, fashion and design.
The RX-VISION will be on display at the Festival Automobile International's concept car exhibition in Paris at the Hôtel National des Invalides from January 27 to 31.