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Mad Mike Whiddett's Rumbul Rotary-Powered Mazda Truck Goes Berserk at Goodwood
Mad Mike Whiddett's Rumbul Rotary-Powered Mazda Truck Goes Berserk at Goodwood

26 Jun 2017, 15:28 UTC / We'll get to see Kiwi drifter Mad Mike Whiddett's latest toy, the Rumbul Mazda race truck, later this week, at the Goodwood Festival of Speed

 
Mazda's First Sports Car And World's First Twin-Rotor Engine Is 50 Years Old
Mazda's First Sports Car And World's First Twin-Rotor Engine Is 50 Years Old

30 May 2017, 08:22 UTC / Mazda celebrates five decades since it launched its first sports car, the Cosmo Sport. It had the first twin-rotor production engine in the world

 
Mazda Patents a Rotary Engine To Use as Range Extender For a Hybrid
Mazda Patents a Rotary Engine To Use as Range Extender For a Hybrid

21 Mar 2017, 10:20 UTC / A patent filed by Mazda has revealed that the brand is considering to use a rotary engine in a plug-in hybrid car. It would be a range extender unit

 
Mazda CEO Says “No” to Plans for Larger Sports Car Entry, Is the RX-9 Dead?
Mazda CEO Says “No” to Plans for Larger Sports Car Entry, Is the RX-9 Dead?

6 Dec 2016, 09:55 UTC / On-again, off-again. That's how Mazda rolls these days regarding the idea of an all-new rotary engine-powered sports car

 
Jay Leno Checks out VW Beetle with RX-7 Rotary Engine
Jay Leno Checks out VW Beetle with RX-7 Rotary Engine

3 Aug 2016, 01:30 UTC / Leno saw a huge crowd gathered around a Beetle at a supercar weekend meet and became curious. Turns out this stock body hides a dark secret

 
Ten Times Less Weight, Same Power: LiquidPiston's Revolutionary Rotary Engine
Ten Times Less Weight, Same Power: LiquidPiston's Revolutionary Rotary Engine

16 Jun 2016, 11:37 UTC / The rotary engine design is almost completely reinterpreted by a company called LiquidPiston to produce a unit with an excellent power-to-weight ratio

 
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

 
Racing Engine with Four Turbos and Four Rotors Makes for Epic Mazda RX-2
Racing Engine with Four Turbos and Four Rotors Makes for Epic Mazda RX-2

9 Dec 2015, 16:32 UTC / Back in the day, this car came with a 1,146cc rotary engine producing slightly more than 100 horsepower. But now, it's a thousand horsepower methanol monster

 
Mazda RX-Vision Concept Shows Skyactiv-R Wankel Engine, Modern RX-7 Looks
Mazda RX-Vision Concept Shows Skyactiv-R Wankel Engine, Modern RX-7 Looks

28 Oct 2015, 09:14 UTC / Mazda has finally showed us the fruits of its Wankel engine labor, but this Skyactiv-R engine is still far from a production development

 
Mazda Confirms Skyactiv-R Rotary Engine for Future Sportscar, Says Schedule Isn't Fixed
Mazda Confirms Skyactiv-R Rotary Engine for Future Sportscar, Says Schedule Isn't Fixed

27 Oct 2015, 16:36 UTC / A new type of rotary engine is currently under development and will be called Skyactiv-R once it enters production (schedule unknown)

 
Mazda's Tokyo-Bound Concept Should Be a Turbo Rotary Engined RX-8 Successor
Mazda's Tokyo-Bound Concept Should Be a Turbo Rotary Engined RX-8 Successor

18 Oct 2015, 15:45 UTC / Well, on a scale from one to ten for good news, this is the clearest ten we've seen in a while. Wait for the confirmation before getting your hopes too high

 
Mazda Cosmo Sport is $169,500 on eBay
Mazda Cosmo Sport is $169,500 on eBay

1 Jul 2015, 16:03 UTC / A great example of Mazda’s first rotary-engined car is currently for sale, but the asking price may put some classic car collectors off

 
For Sale: 1979 Toyota Corolla with Mazda 13B Rotary Turbocharged Engine
For Sale: 1979 Toyota Corolla with Mazda 13B Rotary Turbocharged Engine

25 Mar 2015, 13:02 UTC / This is a 3rd generation Toyota Corolla 2-door sedan with a racing engine running on lots of boost. It could be supercar-fast

 
Goodwood Festival of Speed to Celebrate Mazda’s Le Mans Victory
Goodwood Festival of Speed to Celebrate Mazda’s Le Mans Victory

19 Feb 2015, 13:20 UTC / Mazda's motorsport activity is going to be celebrated at this year's Goodwood Festival of Speed edition with a set of special model appearances

 
6-Rotor Wankel Engine Gets Stuffed into Mazda RX-4 Musclecar by New Zealanders
6-Rotor Wankel Engine Gets Stuffed into Mazda RX-4 Musclecar by New Zealanders

6 Feb 2015, 17:00 UTC / If satan had a Mazda, we think this is exactly what it would sound like, from the bonkers red exhaust to the sexy bodywork

 
Mazda RX-8 Successor Rumored to Have Over 450 HP from Turbo Wankel Engine
Mazda RX-8 Successor Rumored to Have Over 450 HP from Turbo Wankel Engine

10 Jul 2014, 16:31 UTC / After being left for dead since the RX-8 was discontinued, rumors about Wankel sportscars are now coming in hot and fast. The latest is from Australia, which has always been a great market for Japan...

 
Mazda Rotary Revived as Demio EV Range Extender <span>· Video</span>
Mazda Rotary Revived as Demio EV Range Extender · Video

20 Dec 2013, 23:03 UTC / When it comes to Mazda’s rotary-powered engine, we know that the company’s CEO Masamichi Kogai stated that they have no plans to bring back for mass production. Therefore, this means we ...

 
Wankel-Man Sings His Love for Rotary Engine
Wankel-Man Sings His Love for Rotary Engine

5 Oct 2012, 13:35 UTC / This year, Mazda’s 45 year history of using the rotary engine came to an end. In June, the last RX-8 rolled off the Mazda production line in Hiroshima. This was the only car in the world produ...

 
Mazda Keeping Rotary, Killing V6 and CX-7
Mazda Keeping Rotary, Killing V6 and CX-7

18 Apr 2012, 13:23 UTC / Right now, Mazda is the only exporting Japanese automaker making a loss on its operations, but thankfully, they aren’t killing the brand in order to squeeze out more yens. According to Robe...