Mazda RX-7

 
First generation Mazda RX-7

Relive the history of Mazda's rotary-powered icon, the RX-7

Long gone, but hardly forgotten, the Mazda RX-7 arrived on the scene in the late 1970s as an affordable sports car with the Japanese automaker's peculiar Wankel rotary engine. But, strange engine aside, it would cement itself as one of a handful of Japanese sports car icons. Donut Media returns... read more

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1999 Mazda RX-7

No New RX Sports Car Without A Rotary, Says Mazda Design Chief

There are probably few cars hinted at more via official channels than a new generation of the Mazda RX-7, but despite the rumors going back more than half a decade it feels... read more September 30, 2014 by


 
1999 Mazda RX-7

Mazda To Launch New RX-7 And RX-9 By 2020: Report

While there have been plenty of reports on the potential return of a rotary-powered sports car at Mazda, the latest has got to be the most ambitious yet. Motoring claims... read more August 21, 2014 by


 
1999 Mazda RX-7

Report: New Mazda RX-7 to coincide with Cosmo’s 50th anniversary

With the RX-8 bowing out of production earlier this year, Mazda is now left without a rotary engine in its lineup. The main reason for the engine’s demise are its heavy... read more November 2, 2012 by


 
2010 Mazda RX-8 4-door Coupe Man Grand Touring Angular Front Exterior View

Four Good Reasons Why The Next RX-7/RX-8 Should Be A Hybrid

The new Honda CR-Z is getting a lukewarm reception from performance car enthusiasts all the while selling like crazy in the home market of Japan, probably due to its sporty... read more May 3, 2010 by


 
2008 Mazda Furai Concept

Motor Trend Talks Future, Flex-Fuel Mazda RX-7

The RX-8 is a fun car to drive. It has the fabulous rotary engine that the driver can rev the snot out of, and the rear seats and extra doors give the car an everyday... read more April 20, 2010 by


 
First generation Mazda RX-7

Return Of The Mazda RX-7?

Mazda's new design chief Ikuo Maeda wants to bring back the RX-7. If anyone can create a worthy successor to the original sports car that inspired a cult following, Maeda... read more March 23, 2010 by


 
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Mazda Design Chief Maeda Talks More RX-7 Revival Plans

The storyline for the past year has been dire: the U.S. car market is in the gutter, China is on the rise, the days of great sports cars are behind us, doom and gloom ad... read more March 9, 2010 by


 
2007 Mazda Furai Concept

Report: New Mazda RX-7 May Replace RX-8

You have to hand it to Mazda. When many of its rivals are bumping up the displacement of their sports car engines and adding forced induction technology in an effort to draw... read more December 27, 2009 by


 
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More Details On Mazda RX-7 Successor

We've been bringing you updates on the internal development of Mazda's RX-7 successor for almost two years now, the most recent from the lead-up to the 2009 Tokyo Motor Show... read more November 24, 2009 by


 
X3 concept based on Mazda RX-7

X3 Concept Based On Mazda RX-7

Reuben Zammit has created a number of stunning designs over the past 12 months but unlike most designers he has been fortunate enough to have some of his designs approved for... read more March 10, 2008 by


 
 

 
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