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Watch This See-Thru Rotary Engine Run in Slow Motion on Three Types of Fuel
Watch This See-Thru Rotary Engine Run in Slow Motion on Three Types of Fuel

14 May 2021, 17:55 UTC / Simpler and more efficient than Mazda's Wankel rotary, the LiquidPiston X-Engine rotary engine runs on the high-efficiency hybrid cycle

 
Forget About the RX-7, This Is the Rotary-Engined Mazda You Should Worship
Forget About the RX-7, This Is the Rotary-Engined Mazda You Should Worship

12 Mar 2021, 13:35 UTC / While NSU and Mercedes-Benz failed, Mazda managed to solve many of the rotary engine's design issues and made it largely available to drivers in the RX-3

 
50 Years Ago: Did Stuttgart Choose to Step Back After Such a Promising Start?
50 Years Ago: Did Stuttgart Choose to Step Back After Such a Promising Start?

17 Feb 2021, 17:42 UTC / Gullwing doors, amazing styling, never-before-seen engineering and impressive performance; what stopped the Mercedes C 111 from going further?

 
Mazda MX-30 SkyActiv-R Rotary Engine Range-Extender Option Coming in 2022
Mazda MX-30 SkyActiv-R Rotary Engine Range-Extender Option Coming in 2022

6 Jan 2021, 12:19 UTC / The first half of 2022 is when Mazda will bring back the rotary engine as a range extender in the MX-30 compact electric crossover

 
Custom 1993 Mazda RX-7 Puts Rotary to Good Use When Facing V10 Supercar
Custom 1993 Mazda RX-7 Puts Rotary to Good Use When Facing V10 Supercar

17 Dec 2020, 09:33 UTC / The two street races are very short but demonstrate the green machine's prowess in the racing arena; the drive and build breakdown is a lot more extensive

 
This is Just How You Can Become a Super-Dad for Your Kid: Build Him a Race Car!
This is Just How You Can Become a Super-Dad for Your Kid: Build Him a Race Car!

12 Nov 2020, 17:11 UTC / Drifting Superstar Mad Mike Whiddett builds his teen kid a fresh Rotary Powered Mazda Miata MX-5, imagine that for a birthday present!

 
Mazda RX-7 "Cyberpunk Carrier" Flexes Sculpted Widebody
Mazda RX-7 "Cyberpunk Carrier" Flexes Sculpted Widebody

2 Nov 2020, 16:38 UTC / Having been retired back in 2002, the Mazda RX-7 only seems to grow in popularity, with this rendering making for a recent example of this

 
C8 Corvette With Turbo Rotary Engine Swap Could Turn Into "Modern Aerovette"
C8 Corvette With Turbo Rotary Engine Swap Could Turn Into "Modern Aerovette"

28 Apr 2020, 20:46 UTC / Imagine how hard it would be to find a four-rotor Wankel and a turbo, swap the LT2 with them, then make it all work in the engine bay of the C8 Corvette

 
2020 Chevrolet Corvette "C87B" Is a Rotary Swap Monster Waiting To Happen
2020 Chevrolet Corvette "C87B" Is a Rotary Swap Monster Waiting To Happen

3 Apr 2020, 11:34 UTC / Rob Dahm can be considered an automotive Internet celebrity and since the gearhead has a serious rotary fetish, it looks like he might give a C8 such a swap

 
World’s First Rotary-Engine Ferrari Gets Cease and Desist, Engineer Apologizes
World’s First Rotary-Engine Ferrari Gets Cease and Desist, Engineer Apologizes

26 Feb 2020, 04:54 UTC / Reuben Bemrose put a Mazda 13B engine inside a 1995 Ferrari 456 GT and landed on Ferrari’s radar. He says he’s sorry, but you know he’s not

 
Ferrari 456 Gets 13B Mazda Rotary Engine, V12 Now Gone
Ferrari 456 Gets 13B Mazda Rotary Engine, V12 Now Gone

10 Feb 2020, 16:46 UTC / It looks like we're dealing with a drift build here - this project comes from a gear head who owns a shop over in New Zealand

 
AWD Mazda RX-7 With Four-Rotor Engine Finally Drives, It’s Still Unfinished
AWD Mazda RX-7 With Four-Rotor Engine Finally Drives, It’s Still Unfinished

13 Jan 2020, 15:17 UTC / Rob Dahm's all-wheel-drive Mazda RX-7 FD with the four-rotor turbo engine finally spins its wheels at the same speed, four years after the project was started

 
Modern Mazda Cosmo 110S Rendered, Shows Stunning Bubble Roof
Modern Mazda Cosmo 110S Rendered, Shows Stunning Bubble Roof

18 Dec 2019, 17:59 UTC / You should know that Yi Dong, the independent artist behind this design, completed the eye candy while doing an internship at Mazda Europe

 
Mazda 787B: The 900 HP Rotary Engine That Stunned Le Mans
Mazda 787B: The 900 HP Rotary Engine That Stunned Le Mans

5 Dec 2019, 13:14 UTC / Mazda 787B made history by becoming the first Japanese built race car to win Le Mans, more so using a rotary engine with deafening shredding noise

 
Mazda Still Believes in the Rotary Engine Design
Mazda Still Believes in the Rotary Engine Design

14 Nov 2019, 16:11 UTC / While looking back at the rotary's legacy, Mazda is also looking forward to the arrival of the SkyActiv-R family of engines

 
Rotary-Powered 2020 Corvette C8 Rendered, Might Be Built
Rotary-Powered 2020 Corvette C8 Rendered, Might Be Built

12 Aug 2019, 16:39 UTC / For now, the four-rotor mid-engined Chevrolet Corvette is just a pixel play, but it wouldn't be all that surprising it this build became real

 
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

 
New Rotary Sports Car “Is A Dream Of Everyone At Mazda”
New Rotary Sports Car “Is A Dream Of Everyone At Mazda”

24 Dec 2018, 09:28 UTC / Because of the shifts in retail, production, and marketing, Mazda can't deliver the RX-9 by 2020 according to chief executive officer Akira Marumoto

 
Mazda Is Committed To SkyActiv-R Engine And RX-9 Rotary Sports Car
Mazda Is Committed To SkyActiv-R Engine And RX-9 Rotary Sports Car

3 Dec 2017, 12:43 UTC / Mazda's centenary is approaching, and the latest report on the RX-9 rotary sports car serves as a clue to what's in the pipeline for 2020