The new Mazda6 is to debut at 2012 Moscow auto show ©Mazda

(Relaxnews) – Mazda will introduce its new sedan at the Moscow International Auto Show, opening August 31.

The Mazda6 will feature the Skyactiv technology (Direct Injection Engine and automatic transmission), as well as the brand’s new design language dubbed Kodo — introduced on the Mazda CX-5, launched in Europe in May.

The sedan will be the first model to feature the i-Eloop regenerative braking system, designed to increase the fuel efficiency and reduce carbon emissions.

The Russian market will be the first to offer the Mazda6. The 2012 Moscow International Auto Show will run from August 31 to September 9.