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Mazda RX-Vision GT3 concept debuts with 420kW 4-rotor engine

May 25, 2020

While we’re still waiting on the next-generation of Mazda RX rotary sports cars, the Japanese company is providing a short-term solution for fans that just can’t wait; the Mazda RX-Vision GT3 concept for Gran Turismo...

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Mazda says it could introduce rotary range-extender for MX-30

Apr 08, 2020

Mazda could reintroduce the rotary engine into a production car soon. However, it’s not the iconic RX sports car you might have expected. Instead, there is hope for the Wankel engine being revived in the...

Mazda ‘RX-9’ to feature new inline six, Toyota Supra rival – rumour

Feb 01, 2020

Rumours of a Mazda ‘RX-9’ are circulating around once again. This time we hear the sports car might not feature a rotary engine at all, but instead Mazda’s upcoming Skyactiv-X inline-six. A rumour, that seems...

Mazda plans showroom-wide electrified options, rotary returning

Oct 03, 2018

Mazda has previously hinted that it might use a rotary engine as a range-extender for future electric vehicles, but now the company has confirmed it is happening. Like many carmakers, Mazda is planning to launch...

Psychotic Peugeot 205 rally missile is a tri-rotor 20B treat (video)

Feb 20, 2018

When it comes to crazy engine builds and conversions, it seems New Zealand is an absolute bounty of hidden treasure. V12 Toyota Coronas, Formula 2 V6-engined Peugeots and now this little beastie. This is a...

E65 V10 BMW M6 gets 6-rotor rotary engine conversion (video)

Sep 19, 2017

You’d have to be pretty wacky in the head to lift out the previous-gen BMW M6’s 5.0-litre V10 powerhouse to replace it with something else. And that something else would have to be pretty freakin’...

New Mazda RX rotary concept to debut at Tokyo show – report

Sep 19, 2017

The on-again/off-again future Mazda rotary sports car could be back on the agenda, with a report out of Europe confirming a concept version will be unveiled at the Tokyo motor show in October. Mazda has...

Mazda RX-8 gets 5.9L Cummins diesel conversion (video)

Sep 11, 2017

Here’s a conversion you’ve probably never heard of. It’s a Mazda RX-8 with a six-cylinder turbo-diesel conversion, giving the rotary sports car some huge torque. Rotary engines aren’t exactly known for their torque output, or...

Lamborghini Gallardo getting 26B rotary conversion

Jun 13, 2017

When it comes to engine swaps, exotic cars like Ferraris and Lamborghinis are sacred ground, invoking ire if someone dares to remove their precision-crafted hearts. Case-in-point, the VW Jetta-powered Lamborghini in our Top 10 strangest...

Mazda rotary celebrates its 50th anniversary (mega gallery)

May 31, 2017

The Mazda rotary sports car is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, since the first introduction of the 1967 Mazda Cosmo Sport 110S. To help mark the occasion, Mazda has brought together a collection of...

Mazda confirms new rotary coming for 50th anniversary?

May 23, 2017

Mazda has rotary fans spinning out like chooks on a rotisserie, with some very cryptic literature in its quarterly Zoom Zoom magazine. There is a section in the magazine dedicated to the 50th anniversary of...

Mazda classic car museum opens in Germany, first outside Japan

May 15, 2017

Mazda has opened up an impressive classic car museum in Germany, celebrating the carmaker’s illustrious 100-year history in creating interesting and innovative vehicles. The museum, called Frey’s Mazda Classic Car Museum, is a joint project...