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 |  Jan 18 2011, 8:54 PM

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Well ahead of it’s planned debut at the Geneva Auto Show in March, Mazda has announced the debut of the Minagi crossover concept.

The latest vehicle to take the crossover segment further down-market, the Minagi Concept is rumored to wear the CX-5 badge and will compete in a class of cars popularized by the Nissan Juke. At the recent North American International Auto Show, Hyundai showed the CURB concept, which is also set to hit production as tiny crossover, while the Buick is also rumored to be planning the Encore for this segment – although with a focus more on luxury.

Taking styling from the Shinari concept, it’s a bold new vehicle for Mazda and one that’s likely to come with one of the automaker’s new SKY powertrains.

GALLERY: Mazda Minagi Concept

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