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Turbo M3 Secures Pole Position at FD Prospec Round 3, Brutskiy Reigns Supreme
Turbo M3 Secures Pole Position at FD Prospec Round 3, Brutskiy Reigns Supreme

15 Jul 2022, 16:11 UTC / Prospec drivers went through the knockout qualifying session in Illinois yesterday, and the reigning series champion claimed Pole Position

 
Rotary-Powered Mazda RX-8 Gets a Digital Facelift, Sends Out Mazda6 Vibes
Rotary-Powered Mazda RX-8 Gets a Digital Facelift, Sends Out Mazda6 Vibes

30 Nov 2021, 12:52 UTC / Patent images and trademarks suggest that Mazda might be bringing back the RX sports car, but should we get excited about it?

 
’70s Mazda 929 Gets RX-8 Engine, Becomes Anti-LS Swapped Muscle Car
’70s Mazda 929 Gets RX-8 Engine, Becomes Anti-LS Swapped Muscle Car

22 Nov 2021, 15:46 UTC / When most people think of an engine swap, they assume it's out with the small, in with the colossal. But not rotary fans

 
Fire Concern Sparks Mazda RX-8, Mazdaspeed6 Recall Stateside
Fire Concern Sparks Mazda RX-8, Mazdaspeed6 Recall Stateside

4 Oct 2021, 10:41 UTC / Certain units of the Mazda RX-8 and Mazdaspeed6 are being recalled in the United States over possible defective fuel pump mounting rings

 
Here's a Video Tour of Rotary Powered Car Heaven
Here's a Video Tour of Rotary Powered Car Heaven

2 Nov 2020, 17:52 UTC / Do you remember ever seeing a few hundred rotary powered cars gathered in the same spot? If not, this is your chance to do so!

 
Mazda Recalls Already Recalled Vehicles Over Defective Takata Airbag Inflators
Mazda Recalls Already Recalled Vehicles Over Defective Takata Airbag Inflators

27 Nov 2019, 09:31 UTC / Approximately 117,000 vehicles in the U.S. are under recall as per Mazda, and quite a few of them had their Takata airbags replaced with Takatas in the past

 
Mazda RX-8 Sets Rotary 1/4-Mile World Record with Amazing 6.08s Pass
Mazda RX-8 Sets Rotary 1/4-Mile World Record with Amazing 6.08s Pass

3 Nov 2019, 09:41 UTC / The rotary quarter-mile world record hadn't fallen in years, while this achievement also means a 5s pass is now in sight

 
Mazda RX-8 Gets Confusing Body Kit in Japan, Tries to Look Like RX-Vision
Mazda RX-8 Gets Confusing Body Kit in Japan, Tries to Look Like RX-Vision

30 Oct 2019, 20:43 UTC / NATS is the same Japanse college where they made a Lamborghini Urus pickup based on the Toyota GT 86. Seems they think way outside the box

 
Can a Mazda RX-8 With a Rebuilt Engine Do 400 Miles on One Tank?
Can a Mazda RX-8 With a Rebuilt Engine Do 400 Miles on One Tank?

9 Feb 2019, 21:57 UTC / In case you're wondering, the RX-8 has a normal 61-liter fuel tank and is supposed to get around 25 mph during extra-urban

 
Cheap Mazda RX-8 Dyno Test Shows "Pathetic" Horsepower Numbers
Cheap Mazda RX-8 Dyno Test Shows "Pathetic" Horsepower Numbers

28 Dec 2018, 19:56 UTC / In its time, the RX-8 was one of the coolest sports cars in the world, but the engine that made it so also proved to be its biggest problem

 
Mazda RX-8 Tranforms Into RX-HATE Drift Car With Cummins Diesel
Mazda RX-8 Tranforms Into RX-HATE Drift Car With Cummins Diesel

6 Sep 2017, 11:40 UTC / The nose of this Mazda RX-8 now accomodates a 5.9-liter Cummins diesel, with the six-pot making use of a huge turbo to deliver... all the torque

 
Rocket Bunny Mazda RX-8 Bodykit Looks Savage
Rocket Bunny Mazda RX-8 Bodykit Looks Savage

24 Aug 2017, 21:00 UTC / The best part of this pixel story is that the renderings you're looking at come from the label that builds the Rocket Bunny kits

 
Mazda RX-8 Blowing Rings Of Fire Is a Rotary Master
Mazda RX-8 Blowing Rings Of Fire Is a Rotary Master

30 Jul 2017, 11:43 UTC / In case anybody needs further proof that Wankel engines are cool. this aftermarket-massaged Mazda RX-8 is ready to deliver just that

 
Mazda RX-8 With 4.5-Liter Infiniti V8 Costs $2,600
Mazda RX-8 With 4.5-Liter Infiniti V8 Costs $2,600

24 Jul 2017, 18:58 UTC / Like most of the ads on Craigslist, this cheap RX-8 isn't what it seems, but the 4.5-liter V8 is a nice surprise to find under the hood

 
Mazda Recalls Over 100,000 Examples Of The RX-8 In The U.S.
Mazda Recalls Over 100,000 Examples Of The RX-8 In The U.S.

8 Jun 2017, 09:03 UTC / Although reliable by design, Mazda vehicles can go wrong sometimes. Even the RX-8 can, which has been recently recalled in two separate campaigns

 
RX-Hate Is a Mazda RX-8 With a Cummins Diesel Swap... Obviously
RX-Hate Is a Mazda RX-8 With a Cummins Diesel Swap... Obviously

8 Dec 2016, 23:03 UTC / Taking a Cummins diesel engine out a truck and putting it in the RX-8 is like installing the Tesla Model S powertrain in a kart

 
Mazda RX-9 Will Go Hybrid, Sources Say
Mazda RX-9 Will Go Hybrid, Sources Say

20 Oct 2016, 13:42 UTC / Mazda's RX-8 successor is expected and talked about for five years now. The project will keep its rotary heart, but sources say it will come as a hybrid

 
Drifting the 2016 Goodwood FoS, Mad Mike Whiddett Goes Lawn Mowing with 1,000 HP
Drifting the 2016 Goodwood FoS, Mad Mike Whiddett Goes Lawn Mowing with 1,000 HP

24 Jun 2016, 13:36 UTC / If you as the team over at the Guinness World Records, they'll tell you Honda has the world's fastest lawn mower, but Mad Mike Whiddett begs to differ

 
Mazda Rotary Fan Emails Company About RX Vision Pre-Order, He Gets A Reply
Mazda Rotary Fan Emails Company About RX Vision Pre-Order, He Gets A Reply

31 May 2016, 08:24 UTC / A fan of Mazda rotary engines emailed the company about placing a pre-order for an RX Vision. Mazda was nice enough to reply his message, so he posted on Reddit

 
New Mazda Rotary Engine Presented in Patent Application
New Mazda Rotary Engine Presented in Patent Application

2 Apr 2016, 17:23 UTC / There's an all-new Mazda rotary-engined car coming in three years or so, and its SkyActiv-R wankel promises to be a tough cookie to crack