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Rotary Supercars' latest teaser

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 2,800 horsepower model capable of accelerating from 0-60 mph in under one second? Despite the fact that neither car ever... read more

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2011 Mazda RX-8 Spirit R

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


 
Mazda SKYACTIV-G 1.3 direct-injection gasoline engine

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


 
Rotary engine

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


 
Rotary engine

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


 
Rotary Supercars Teaser

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


 
2010 Mazda RX-8

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


 
Rotary engine

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


 
Rotary Supers Cars Predator GT preview

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


 
1991 Mazda 787B four-rotor race car

Mazda 787B Four-Rotor Race Car Returning To Le Mans After Winning 20 Years Ago

Back in 1991, when the McLaren F1 supercar had just been born and the Persian Gulf War was still raging, Mazda was working on a new endurance racer, one with a four-rotor... read more May 20, 2011 by


 
Wave Disk Generator engine

Video: Revolutionary New Engine, 90 Percent Lower Emissions

There may be life in the old dog yet - engines have never been the cleanest of machines, requiring fossil fuels for their power and releasing all manner of gases, elements... read more April 11, 2011 by


 
2010 Mazda RX-8

Mazda Teases New RX With Facebook Question

Rumors, reports, and ruminations on the next generation of Mazda's RX line of cars have never been in short supply. But now Mazda is stirring the pot via its Facebook fan... read more January 14, 2011 by


 
Rotary engine

Mazda Rotary Engine Will Return, May Take Several Years

With the RX-8 sports car expected to be discontinued after the current model year, Mazda, the last bastion of the Wankel rotary engine, will be without a car in its lineup... read more October 21, 2010 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


 
 

 
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