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Mad Mike Details His 1,200-HP 4-Rotor Miata Engine Build: Video

Factory support in motorsports is a wonderful thing. Doors open up for you, money is easier to come by and, more importantly to racers, the parts start flowing like a wonderful river of power and noise. MUST SEE: Mansory Just Made Its First Good Car: A 1,000-HP Mercedes-Benz S-Class That's... read more

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Mazda's Rotary Engine Could Live On... In Electric Cars?

Fans of Mazda's rotary engines are among the most vociferous advocates you'll find in the automotive world. While some will never understand the appeal of rotary engines... read more November 25, 2013 by 


 
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Britain’s Bristol Cars To Finally Unveil Electric Supercar: Report

Back in 2011, we heard that historic British automaker Bristol Cars was working on an electric supercar capable of reaching speeds close to 200 mph. The fact that the company... read more February 4, 2013 by 


 
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Update: Rotary Supercars Reveals Details On New Project

Do you remember Rotary Supercars, the German manufacturer that was reportedly working on a supercar using a four-rotor Wankel engine? The same company that later announced a... read more December 11, 2012 by 


 
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New Mazda RX-7 To Coincide With Cosmo’s 50th Anniversary: Report

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 


 
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Rotary Extended-Range Vehicle Coming Next Year, Says Mazda CEO

We’ve known for a while that Mazda was planning to reinvent the rotary engine as a range-extender for an electric car, but now the automaker’s CEO has confirmed... read more August 30, 2012 by 


 
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Mazda Rotary Ends Production, May Return As Hydrogen Range-Extender

The last rotary-powered car from Mazda rolled off its production line in Japan on Friday, a 2011 Mazda RX-8 Spirit R sold only in the Japanese domestic market. With no... read more June 27, 2012 by 


 
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Mazda Extends RX-8 Production Due To Strong Demand In Japan

Mazda’s RX-8 will live on for a little while longer as the automaker extends production of its iconic sports car by another 1,000 units due to strong demand from... read more April 27, 2012 by 


 
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Mazda Future Powertrain Plans Detailed

The quest for improved fuel economy across the model range will have a big impact on Mazda’s future product plans, but the news isn’t all bad. First and foremost... read more April 18, 2012 by 


 
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Will The Rotary Engine Power Mazda's Future--With The Help Of Electricity?

To many purists, Mazda will forever be linked to the rotary engine that the company first launched in the 1968 Familia Rotary Coupe. Throughout the years, rotary engines have... read more November 1, 2011 by 


 
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Mazda Working On New Rotary Engine With Skyactiv Tech?

On, off, on, off--it's not a light switch, it's Mazda's program for its next rotary engine. While speaking about commitment to the history and soul of the company out of one... read more October 11, 2011 by 


 
2011 Mazda RX-8 Spirit R

Mazda Sending Out RX-8 With Special Edition Spirit R

In August we were sad to report that Mazda was ending production of its RX-8 sports car and with no successor in sight will effectively end production of the world’s... read more October 7, 2011 by 


 
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Rotary Supercars Promises 2,800 Horses, 1-Second Acceleration And 280 MPH

If the Rotary Supercars Predator GT and Transtar Dagger GT are a little too real and tangible for you, the former manufacturer has something much more vapory and shifty... read more August 24, 2011 by 


 
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Mazda Ends RX-8 Production, No Rotary Successor In Sight

Mazda has reportedly ceased production of its RX-8 sports car, the only rotary-powered vehicle currently on the market, and possibly the last. The reason is due to falling... read more August 22, 2011 by 


 
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Mazda Working On New Rotary Engine, May Partner With Audi: Report

For years, rumors have been flying in all directions on a Mazda RX-9, incorporating everything from electric turbos to hybrids systems. Most recently, we reported on the... read more June 10, 2011 by 


 
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Germany’s Rotary Super Cars Working On Four-Rotor Predator GT

Remember the awesome four-rotor Mazda 787B race car that won the 24 Hours of Le Mans 20 years ago and is now set to run the famous French circuit during a demonstration ahead... read more June 7, 2011 by 


 
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