— International Drive is a new international driving experience, and the company is making it available on the Mazda3 GT, the brand’s all-new SUV.
It’ll be available in the United States, the European Union, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa.
The first version of the brand-new Santeesse Drive in Europe, the SantEE, will hit the market in 2019.
The first two versions of the Satee Drive in the Americas will hit dealerships in 2019, with the fourth Sateee Drive coming in 2020.
The new Santayesse Drive will be offered in two different model lines.
The GT, which is priced at $22,100, will offer a 2.0L, turbocharged four-cylinder engine with 306 horsepower and 350 pound-feet of torque.
For the $32,100 sedan, the 2.5L, twin-turbocharged engine offers 369 horsepower and 365 pound-foot of torque and will be available with a six-speed manual transmission.
There are no changes to the model lineup or pricing for the third model, the GT3, which will be priced at roughly $34,000.
Santee is the only Japanese manufacturer to offer a four-wheel drive, so the brand is positioning the GT as an opportunity to showcase its driving technology, which can be compared to the Subaru WRX STi and Honda CBR600RR.
It’s also trying to capitalize on the market for more luxury SUVs, which has grown rapidly in recent years, especially in the wake of the Volkswagen emissions scandal.
The company is also focusing on the next generation of its SUV lineups, with an upcoming sedan called the M3, a hatchback that will come in two versions, the base model and the Premium model.
Like the Satese Drive, the M4 will be based on the new Mazda3, with a new platform and a lower price tag.
But unlike the SATEESse Drive, which includes the standard 4G LTE connectivity, the new M4s will be equipped with Bluetooth connectivity, which helps make it a more convenient experience to use.
The M4 also features a 6-speed automatic transmission, which offers quicker and smoother shifts compared to an automatic.
The suspension and ride quality are also significantly improved compared to previous generation SATEe models.
“We have a clear vision of what our future will look like, and we are making it clear to our partners and customers that this is an important opportunity to grow our brand,” said Hiroshi Ueda, president of global marketing and sales for SANTee, in a press release.
According to the brand, the next-generation M4, which starts at $28,100 and includes the base and Premium versions, will be unveiled in 2019 and will come with a base price of $37,900.
We will have a new model in 2019 at $27,900, and it will be a direct successor to the M2 that is in production now, with updated performance and technology.
The new M3 will also have a price tag of $34 of this year and will have the same powertrain.
The SATEesse drive will also be offered on the S3 and S4 models.
The next-gen M3 and M4 are expected to be offered by mid-2020.
I can’t wait for you to experience the latest SATEee Drive!
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