I do think the car looks a LOT better in C&D's real-world photos than it did in Mazda's press shots--I really like it much better, and then tan interior looks fantastic. C&D loved the way it drives, but complained about road noise on harsh roads. The diesel is supposedly fantastic, and likely coming to the US. On the downside, the telematics architecture appears to be rather uncompetitive, which I think is as much a sign of Mazda's problems going alone as it is anything else. Considering how much I think inadequate telematics are hurting the 2 here in the US, this could be a problem for the 6.
This shot is fantastic--it really looks much better in white than red IMO: